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« on: May 09, 2008 07:25:21 AM »

I ran across this recipe a few weeks ago and HAD to try it. Last night was the night and, let me tell you, this is SUPER easy and so so so so good.





The recipe is very simple with ingredients that are usually on hand:

2-3 cups bread flour
1 tsp yeast
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 cup warm milk (110 degrees, or about a minute in the micro)
1 tsp. salt

Mix all of these together until they form a ball. Start with 2 cups of flour and then add it a tablespoon at a time until it becomes workable with your hands.

Knead the dough for 5 to 10 minutes. Let it relax for 5 more minutes

Meanwhile, get a pot of water and 4 tbsp. baking soda to a simmer.

Cut your dough into 6 pieces. Roll them into "snakes" and make the pretzel shape. Carefully, with a spatula, dunk the pretzels into the simmering water for 5 seconds. They should begin to float.

Take them out and place them on a greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle with Kosher salt and bake for 12 to 14 minutes at 425 degrees.

ENJOY!

I ate mine with cream cheese....so delicious.
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« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2008 07:29:47 AM »

Those look so good!!! I love pretzels, especially with cream cheese!!!
I don't bake much but this is definitely making me reconsider that!!
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« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2008 08:00:51 AM »

Thanks for the recipe!  My mom and I used to make these and I have wanted to again but never gotten around to looking up the recipe. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2008 08:08:46 AM »

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woah! sounds super easy peasy!
i am making bread right now and i am so excited about it!!!  Cheesy
i've never really made bread, like for real.  I have done it in the bread machine, but i think that hardly counts for making bread.
next......pretzels!  Grin

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« Reply #4 on: May 11, 2008 03:09:36 PM »

I made these today and they were fantastic.  The only thing I would mention is that it would probably have been a little easier to shape them if I had let the dough rest some more after rolling it out into snakey shapes.  But they are delicious!
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« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2008 05:38:54 PM »

I made these as well and they were super great!  Thanks so much for the recipe!
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« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2008 09:08:56 AM »

My daughter and her boyfriend make these frequently . . . yummy!  Because we all dip the pretzels, they just make them into pretzel "sticks" about five inches long rather than trying to shape them.  It works really well!  Enjoy!
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« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2008 08:23:42 PM »

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Pretzels!! <3

Thanks so much for posting that!!  Cheesy I'm addicted to pretzels. Wink Haha. Especially the big soft ones. Lol.

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« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2009 11:38:45 PM »

tagging this for something to do tomorrow with my son.
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« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2009 05:26:21 PM »

I used a recipe almost exactly like this and I loooved them!
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