- 1 1/2 cups water
- 1 1/4 tsp. active dry yeast
- 2 TBS. brown sugar
- 1 1/4 tsp. salt
- 1 cup bread flour
- 3 cups flour
- 2 cups water
- 2 TBS. baking soda
- Any toppings you want or dips
Dissolve yeast in 1 1/2 cups warm water.
Add sugar, salt and stir to dissolve.
Add the flours and knead the dough for a few minutes.
Cover the dough and let it rise for at least a half hour.
After it has risen, break of pieces and roll into thin ropes.
Shape into pretzels (or any other shape).
Dip it into a bath of 2 cups warm water and 2 TBS. baking soda.
Place on a greased cookie sheet. Cover the dough pretzels and let rise another half hour or more.
Bake at 450 degrees from 7 to 10 minutes until slightly golden on top.
Brush with melted butter and add toppings (salt, parmesan, cinnamon & sugar, etc.)