Pepperoni Soft Pretzels (Bread Machine)

"A pepperoni-parmesan twist on the basic soft pretzel. Prep time doesn't include bread machine time."
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  • Program machine for the Dough setting.
  • When the bread machine beeps, place dough on a lightly floured surface and divide into 16 pieces.
  • Roll each piece into a 16 inch rope. Cross the ends of the rope to make a loop; twist the crossed ends once and fold across the loop.
  • Place on a greased baking sheet 1 1/2 inches apart. Brush with egg wash and sprinkle with.
  • topping that you choose.
  • Let rise until double in size, about 30 minutes. Bake at 375°F/190°C for 15-20 minutes or until done.

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  1. Wonderful snack! The hardest part about making these pretzels was getting them into the pretzel shape :) I made half with Parmesan and half with kosher salt ~ I think I liked the ones with the Parmesan best. We took the idea from the other reviewer and dipped in pizza sauce. Thanks you for posting!! Made for Pick~A~Chef, Spring 2008.
  2. Very good!! I did one tray with kosher salt, one with parmesan cheese, and one with parmesan and cheddar cheese. The cheese ones were definitely better. I think next time I'll increase the amount of cheese in the dough too! Also, 8-10 minutes was more than enuff time in my oven. The first try was over brown by 15 minutes.
  3. The family loved these. We dipped them in pizza sauce with a little cheese added in. Next time I think I will make pretzel sticks, it was a little time consuming rolling them out and getting them just perfect but when they came out of the oven they were beautiful and delicious!


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