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homemade soft pretzels recipe by tasty


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Servings: 8


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Step 1

In a bowl, mix water, salt, and sugar until combined. Add yeast, and let rest 5 minutes until yeast starts to foam.

Step 2

Add flour and 2 tablespoons of oil, and mix thoroughly until a dough forms.

Step 3

Remove the dough and use the remaining oil to cover the bowl.

Step 4

Cover bowl with plastic wrap, and leave in a warm place for 1 hour.

Step 5

Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).

Step 6

Cut dough into 8 pieces and roll them out into thin ropes, twisting the two ends to form a pretzel shape.

Step 7

Add baking soda to a large pot of water, and bring to a rolling boil. Boil each pretzel for 30 seconds per side.

Step 8

Transfer pretzels to a baking sheet, brush with egg wash, and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown.

Step 9