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Sugar Pretzels

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  Granulated sugar 1 Pinch
  Warm milk 125 Milliliter (110 F 43°C)
  Active dry yeast 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon (1 1/2Package)
  All purpose flour 320 Gram (2 1/4 Cup)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cardamom 1 Pinch
  Butter/Margarine 80 Gram (6 Tablespoons)
  Egg 1
  Egg yolk 1 , beaten
  Sugar 50 Gram (1/2 Cup)

Stir granulated sugar into warm milk and sprinkle with yeast.
Let stand 5 minutes or until the surface is frothy.
Stir gently to moisten any dry particles remaining on top.
Sift flour, salt and cardamom into a large bowl.
Melt butter or margarine; cool slightly.
Lightly beat butter or margarine and whole egg into yeast mixture.
Pour into flour mixture, combining to make a firm dough.
On a floured surface, knead dough until smooth.
Dough does not need to rise.
Preheat oven to 450°F (230°C).
Grease a baking sheet.
On a floured surface, roll dough to make a long thick rope.
Cut into 24 equal pieces.
Roll each piece into a thin strip, about 16 inches (40 cm) long.
Make strips into pretzel shapes.
Brush with egg yolk; press sugar crystals onto 1 side to decorate.
Place pretzels on greased baking sheet.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden.
Remove from baking sheet carefully.
Cool on a rack.
These pretzels taste best served fresh.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2197 Calories from Fat 723

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g126.3%

Saturated Fat 47 g235.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 581.1 mg193.7%

Sodium 1122.7 mg46.8%

Total Carbohydrates 311 g103.8%

Dietary Fiber 13.6 g54.2%

Sugars 58.6 g

Protein 55 g110.2%

Vitamin A 51.7% Vitamin C 0.34%

Calcium 27.2% Iron 111.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sugar Pretzels Recipe