Buttery Soft Pretzels Video
These warm and buttery, homemade soft pretzels can be topped with sea salt for a savory snack or cinnamon and sugar for a sweet treat.
This is an awesome recipe! I'm looking for items to make for a bake sale. So glad I found this recipe! Even tried another recipe from another site to compare and those came out tasting more like bread sticks than pretzels! The baking soda water bath is key. Also I had such a hard time using flour to roll the pretzels and found a how-to video from Auntie Anne's pretzel company online and it suggested not using flour while rolling the pretzels and it worked! I took the advice of other reviewers and only used 4 cups of flour. And use a clean towel or a few sheets of papertowel for blotting excess water after dipping pretzels--also on the how-to video. And so I made these soooo many different ways, too! Salt, Cinnamon and sugar, cinnamon raisin, apple cinnamon (just dice two small apples in small pieces add it and 1 tblspoon of apple pie spice to ingredients while mixing dough. It makes the dough a little stickier when rolling out, but well worth it in the end!), pumpkin spice (used all 5 cups of flour and just a
Great recipe! But don't forget to dip the pretzels in butter afterward. That's what makes it buttery!
When you suddenly get a craving for homemade soft pretzels and you're not at the mall, you won't need to wait for dough to rise if you use store-bought pizza dough! Serve, of course, with mustard.
Fun to make, traditional pretzels are great with a nice mug of beer!
Those big, soft pretzels rolled in coarse salt are yours to bake at home with basic bread ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.