Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Auntie Ann's Pretzels (copy cat)

1 1/4 C. LUKEWARM water (MUST be lukewarm not hot or cold)

1 T. yeast
1/4 C. brown sugar (lt. or dark)
2 C. all purpose flour
2 C. BREAD flour (can be purchased at Wal-Mart & it CANNOT be the Flour for Bread Machines)

1 C. cold water
1 T. baking soda
Pretzel salt (use Course Sea Salt)

Onion powder
Butter melted

Preheat 475

In Lg. bowl stir together Lukewarm water, yeast, & brown sugar. Add Both flours to yeast mixture. Mix well and let rise for 20 min.

To form pretzles first combine water and baking soda

Then cut dough in pieces and roll into ropes (usually cut and twist two together in stick form)

Dip in baking soda solution and place on a towel to
drain (this is just a quick dry)

Transfer to GREASED cookie sheets Sprinkle with salt. Bake for 12 min. or until golden brown. Dip in melted butter before serving

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