Pretzel Recipes

Basic Pretzel Recipe

2 1/2 cups  Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sugar
2 1/4 teaspoons regular instant yeast

1 cup warm water

1/2 cup warm water
2 tablespoons baking soda
3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Kosher Salt

Place all of the dough ingredients into a bowl, and beat till well-combined. Knead the dough, by hand or machine, for about 5 minutes, till it's soft, smooth, and quite slack. Flour the dough and place it in a bag, and allow it to rest for 30 minutes.