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Amish Old-Fashioned Homemade Super Soft Pretzel

Amish Old-Fashioned Homemade Super Soft Pretzels

Forget Auntie Anne's, make your own!


  • 4 cups flour
  • ½  cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 ¼ teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup warm water
  • 2  teaspoons butter
  • eggs 3 eggs


  • Mix 2 cups flour, sugar, yeast, and salt. Heat milk; add water and butter.
  • Mix in flour mixture.
  • Beat eggs.
  • Reserve ¼ cup for glaze.
  • Add rest of eggs and enough flour to form a soft dough.
  • Let rise one hour.
  • Punch down and shape into a short rope and make a pretzel (or whatever shape s you like).
  • Place pretzels a few inches apart on a greased cookie sheet.
  • Allow to rise another 30 minutes, then brush lightly with beaten egg, then sprinkle with pretzel salt.
  • I save excess salt in the bottom of pretzel bags to sprinkle on top.
  • Bake at 375 for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from oven, dip into melted butter. Serve hot, with cheese sauce. Yummy


Makes approx 24 pretzels
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