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Homemade Pretzels

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Ingredients
  Dry yeast 1 (1 Package)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Warm beer 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (105� To 115�F)
  All-purpose flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Kosher salt To Taste (Use As Required)
Directions

MAKING
1)Use a large bowl and dissolve yeast and sugar in warm beer and mix it.
2)Further add flour, and mix until blended.
3)Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead it for 8 to 10 minutes until dough is smooth and elastic.
4)Place dough in a greased bowl, turning to grease top.
5)Cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
6)Using kitchen shears dipped in flour and cut dough into 24 pieces and roll each into a ball.
7)With floured hands, roll each ball between hands to form a rope 14 inches long.
8)Twist each into a pretzel shape, placing on greased foil-lined baking sheets, about 1 1/2 inches apart.
9)Brush each pretzel with egg and sprinkle with kosher salt.
FINALIZING
10)Bake at 475° for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown.
11)Remove pretzels to a wire rack.
SERVING
12)Serve it warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
German
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes
Servings: 
12

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