These soft pretzels easy to make and the perfect thing for you and the kid in your life to make for a snack! Low in sugar, fat, and absolutely no preservatives, they are much better for you than so many go to snack foods. The rolling and shaping of these easy soft pretzels are also great for developing motor skills. The best part? These soft pretzels are really easy and fun to make, which gives you a fun project to do together. Plus, this easy soft pretzels recipe doesn’t take too long- only about 30 minutes to make! Perfect for short (and hungry) attention spans!
Super Easy Soft Pretzels Recipe:
Soft Pretzels Recipe Ingredients:
1 package dry active yeast
1 tablespoon sugar
1 1/2 cups warm water
4 cups all purpose flour
1 egg, beaten
kosher salt for pretzel sprinkles (optional)
How To Make Soft Pretzels:
Preheat oven to 425F.
Put all ingredients, except egg and salt, in bowl and mix until thoroughly combined. Finish by kneading into a ball on the counter. Cut off sections and roll into ropes.
Twist the pretzel ropes into pretzel shapes. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with coarse sea salt.
Bake the soft pretzels for 10-12 minutes, or until golden.
Serve soft pretzels with honey mustard dipping sauce or your favorite condiments!
I hope you enjoy this easy soft pretzel recipe and that you have fun making your own homemade soft pretzels! I bet you didn’t know you could make and bake homemade soft pretzels in under 30 minutes with just 5 ingredients! It is a game changer, right?
Printable Soft Baked Pretzel Recipe
One of my favorite parts about making soft pretzels at home is that you can add just the right amount of salt for your taste. This easy soft pretzel dough is also delicious wrapped around a kosher hotdog and baked.
Do you think you will try this easy soft pretzels recipe? What is your favorite sauce for dipping soft pretzels?
Recipe contributed by Julia Longueville, the author of hazelnutblog.com. When she’s not blogging about amazingly simple, good for you recipes, she is working in the bakery at Whole Foods in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. A native of southern Illinois and graduate of The French Pastry School of Chicago, she is a midwestern girl who believes in butter and beef, but also staying healthy and looking her best.