Tuesday, March 18, 2008

soft pretzels (2 WW points)


1 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
3/4 cup warm water
1/2 tsp sugar
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups flour
1 egg, beaten (for brushing on top before baking)
2 tbsp kosher salt (optional)

To make dough...

For bread machine:
Put water, flour, salt, sugar,and yeast in recommended order (for your bread machine) and put on dough cycle.

For manual dough:
In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. In a large bowl, combine yeast mixture, sugar, salt, and 1 cup flour; beat ell. beat in the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until stiff dough is formed. Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover, and let rise until doubled in volume.

After dough is ready...
Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Lightly spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and divide into 12 pieces. Roll pieces out into long sticks and form into pretzel shape Place pretzels on prepared baking sheet. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with salt. You could also use a cinnamon sugar mixture instead of salt. Bake in preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown. Serves 12, 2 pts each.

I made my dough in the breadmaker, but it came out a bit tough. Next time I'll try the manual method. These are really good, 'specially all warm from the oven. Yum!

14 comments:

Jenny said...

Oh, this sounds fabulous! I am so making this on Friday! Thanks!

AzKisses said...

Those look so yummy. I have never made pretzels before so I may have to give this a try... Thanks for sharing.

Mom, wife, scrapaholic... said...

Love all the layouts you have done, they look fabulous! I would definitely have to agree that those movies weren't all the great, I hope you can find someone who wants them. Thanks for sharing this Pretzel recipe sounds delicious and will have to make them this week for the family! I missed seeing you and everyone from your ward last night at volleyball! I hope everyone can come and play next week!

Lorie said...

I might have to make these with the kids since they are on spring break!!!

Christine said...

Yum! BTW, I'm updating the blog tonight, I have some non-nakey baby pics!

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Teresa said...

Oh Amie, those pretzels look so yummy.... My hubby and I are both on ww and we could use something like this from time to time.... We've lost about 41 or 42 lbs between the 2 of us... I'm actually down 19 and he's about 22.... Til Next Time.... T

T Bear said...

Hi Amie,
I am Heidi's daughter. I wanted to say those pretzels look so delicious. You must be a great baker!

*~Tayla~*

leaner said...

I am so going downstairs and making those RIGHT NOW. I deserve some tasty pretzels, but then I might need some nacho cheese to dip them in...

Natalie said...

there is no way i could ever catch up with all your blogs, so i'm starting here with my comments...
1. loved all the layouts (as usual)
2. trip to d-land looked awesome
3. way to go on the ww stuff.. i have no will power
4. love pretzels! i have the same recipe! so great and yummy and easy to make!
5. i've been reading - as much as i can - but there is SO MUCH! i don't know how you get it all done!?! i don't think i've missed anything, but i'm slowing getting caught up on all your many many many many many blog entries.
6. also, did your feedblitz get fixed? it kept emailing me erroneous me messages - so i finally unsubscribed figuring that i would re-subscribe when the kink was ironed out. ???
7. who's putting messages on here that you're deleting? i've never seen you do that before!

Margee' said...

Amie, I'll have to try this recipe too!