Homemade Pretzels

Homemade Pretzels


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Who doesn't want a soft and warm pretzel with a bit of salt for added flavor? These pretzels are delicious!

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Chicago, IL

Time needed

30 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

2 servings


  • 1 Package Active Dry Yeast
  • 1½ Cups Warm Water (110 degrees)
  • 1 Tsp. Salt
  • 1 Tsp. Sugar
  • 4 Cups All-purpose Flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 Tbs. Water
  • Coarse Salt

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In a large mixing bowl, stir and dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add in salt, sugar, and 2 cups of the flour and stir.
Blend until smooth.
On a lightly floured surface, turn dough and knead until smooth and elastic for about 5 minutes.
Divide dough into 3-ounce pieces and roll into a ball.
Leave for about 10 minutes to rest.
Roll dough into strings and twist pieces towards the middle.
Attach ends of the dough in a pretzel shape.
Place pretzels on a baking sheet and leave until dough is twice it's size.
In a bowl, put the eggs and water together.
Brush egg mixture on top of the pretzels.
Sprinkle coarse salt on top.
Bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

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