Soft Pretzels Recipe

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Soft Pretzels Recipe

Soft Pretzels Recipe

Check out this great Soft Pretzels Recipe! This recipe is sure to make the BEST Soft Pretzels! Who doesn’t love those great snacks you can find commonly at concession stands? Now you can bring them FRESH into your own home! The process may take a bit, but this recipe will be sure to bring you through each step through making these delicious snacks! The tip to this recipe is to get the Pretzel salt as seen here on Amazon.  It makes a huge difference!  Try out some of our other great recipes, like our Funnel Cake Recipe and our Onion Rings Recipe!

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Soft Pretzels Recipe

Soft Pretzels Recipe

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  • DOUGH:
  • 1 1/2 cup Warm Water
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp or 1 pkg Yeast
  • 4 cup Flour
  • 2 oz melted Butter
  • 10 cups water
  • 2/3 cup baking soda
  • 1 large egg yolk beaten with 1 tablespoon water
  • Pretzel salt can substitute Kosher or Sea Salt


  • Combine water, sugar and salt and yeast in the bowl of a stand mixer.
  • Wait 5 minutes or until it starts to foam.
  • Use dough hook attachment.
  • Add the flour and butter and mix on low speed until combined.
  • Change to medium speed and knead until the dough is smooth and pulls away from the side of the bowl(about 5 minutes).
  • Place the dough in an oiled bowl, cover with towel and sit in a warm place for about an hour or until the dough has doubled in size.
  • Preheat the oven to 450.
  • Line 2 baking sheets pans with parchment paper and lightly spray with cooking spray or brush with vegetable oil.
  • Bring the 10 cups of water and the baking soda to a boil in an large pan.
  • Lightly oil your work surface and turn out the dough and divide into 8 pieces.
  • Roll out each piece of dough into a 2 foot rope. Flip ends of the rope across each other and press onto the bottom of the U in order to form the shape of a pretzel. Place onto the baking sheets.
  • Place the pretzels into the boiling water, 1 by 1, for 30 seconds.
  • Place back on the baking sheet, brush the top of each pretzel with the egg wash and sprinkle with the pretzel salt.
  • Bake 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Transfer to a cooling rack.

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