Total Time
2hrs
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

A friend brought these to a home schooling group meeting as a treat for the kids. They were so good that my granddaughter asked that I get the recipe and make some. I did, and have made them many times since.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the yeast and warm water and let sit for a couple of minutes to proof.
  2. Separate the egg and set the egg white aside.
  3. Mix the yolk, sugar, cooled butter, milk, and salt together.
  4. Add the flour gradually to make a non-sticky dough.
  5. Knead for 5 minutes.
  6. Rise for 1 hour.
  7. Roll out about 1/4" thick and cut dough into 1" strips.
  8. Roll between hands into a rope; shape the rope into a pretzel; let rise about 15-20 minutes.
  9. Add 1 tablespoons water to the egg white and mix well.
  10. Brush on the pretzels carefully and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  11. Bake at 425 degrees for 15-20 minutes or till brown.

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