Homemade Pretzels

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Dec. 22, 2011

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
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
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 12

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 192Calories from Fat 8

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 39 mg1.63%

Total Carbohydrates 37 g12.3%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars

Protein 6 g12%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet