Friday, November 30, 2007

Easy Pretzel Recipe for Kids

If you have ever smelled fresh baked pretzels in a store and wondered how you can make them yourself, here is an easy pretzel recipe for you to make with your kids!

Ingredients:

2 - 16 oz. loaves frozen bread dough
1 egg white, slightly beaten
1 teaspoon water
Coarse salt

Directions:

1. Separate thawed bread into 24 - 1 1/2" balls.
2. Roll each ball into a rope 14 1/2" long.
3. Have children plan and design pretzel shapes (letters or numerals).
4. Put pretzels one inch apart on greased cookie sheet.
5. Let stand for 20 minutes and brush with combined egg white and water.
6. Sprinkle with coarse salt.
7. Place a shallow pan containing 1" of boiling water on bottom rack of oven; bake pretzels at 350 degrees on rack above water for 20 minutes or until golden brown.

Enjoy!

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