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Soft Pretzels

  • Author: Erika @ Living Well Mom
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 14 mins
  • Total Time: 44 mins
  • Yield: 15-24 pretzels 1x

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Ingredients

  • 1 package (1/4 oz) or 2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1.5 cups warm water (110° to 115°)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • course salt

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in water. Add the sugar and salt and mix. Add 3 cups of flour and combine. Add 1/2 to 1 cup more of flour as needed. Knead for 5-8 minutes until the dough is smooth and elastic.
  2. Shape into pretzel twists or shapes as desired. Place on lined greased baking sheets. Brush with an egg; sprinkle with course salt.
  3. Bake at 425 degrees for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack.

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