HOMEMADE Soft Pretzels Recipe! You won't believe how easy it is to make buttery soft pretzels at home! This recipe shows you how to make them with step by step instructions.
1 ½cupswarm water
2and ¼ teaspoons instant yeast
salt for sprinkling on top of these yummy pretzelscoarse, pretzel salt or even regular salt if that’s all you have
Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line baking sheet with silicone baking mat or grease baking sheet.
Dissolve yeast in warm water in large bowl. Stir with a spoon to mix it around.
Add salt and sugar and continue to mix.
Add flour and mix good until dough is thick. If you feel like the dough is still too wet, add ¼ cup of flour additional until you get it thick.
While in bowl knead the dough for 2 minutes. Knead it good. Form dough into ball and let sit for 30 minutes, covered.
Rip apart 8 sections of dough, approximately same size. Each section equals the size of your pretzel.
Flour counter surface and roll each individual section out to a rope that is about 20-25 inches long.
Once ropes are made then wrap them up to make a pretzel shape.
In a small bowl beat the egg and then lightly brush all surfaces of each pretzel with it. Place on baking mat and sprinkle with salt.
Bake for 10 minutes and then turn your broiler on and bake for 3-5 more minutes. Keep a eye on the pretzels so they don’t burn. As soon as they reach desired brown/crispness on top, remove from the oven.