Total Time
40mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

This recipe is really very easy and the taste of these pretzels is wonderful!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water.
  2. Add the sugar, butter, salt, egg and 2 cups flour.
  3. Beat until smooth.
  4. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a stiff dough.
  5. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease top.
  6. Cover and refrigerate for 2-24 hours.
  7. Punch dough down.
  8. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; divide in half.
  9. Cut each into 16 pieces.
  10. Roll each piece into a 20-in. rope.
  11. Shape into a pretzel.
  12. Place on greased baking sheets.
  13. Beat egg yolk and cold water; brush over pretzels.
  14. Sprinkle with coarse salt.
  15. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 25 minutes.
  16. Bake at 400 degrees F for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  17. Remove from pans to wire racks to cool.
  18. **Cook time does not include refrigeration time of 2 - 24 hours.

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