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Soft Pretzel Recipe
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Soft Pretzel Recipe

42 Min(s)
15 Min(s) Prep
27 Min(s) Cook
Explore our Soft Pretzel Recipe for a fun baking project with the family. Our Soft Pretzel Recipe includes a great dip for your finished pretzel project.
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6 servings
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 pkt. (1/4 oz.) active dry yeast
1 tsp. sugar
1 cup warm water (105ºF to 115ºF)
3 cups flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 egg
1/4 cup water
1 tsp. sesame seed
1/2 cup CHEEZ WHIZ Cheese Dip
1/4 cup BREAKSTONE'S or KNUDSEN Sour Cream
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Let's Make It
1
Sprinkle yeast and sugar over warm water; let stand 5 min. or until yeast is dissolved and foamy, stirring if necessary.
2
Meanwhile, place flour and salt in bowl of food processor. Pulse to blend. Pour yeast mixture down feed tube with processor running. Continue processing until dough forms, 15 to 20 sec. Remove dough from processor; knead 2 min. on lightly floured surface. Divide dough into 6 portions.
3
Roll each portion into 12-inch rope. Shape each portion into "U" shape. Cross open ends of "U" about 2-inches from ends. Bring bottom of "U" over crossed ends to form pretzel shape, covering ends of dough. Place, 3 inches apart, on parchment-covered baking sheet or baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray.
4
Heat oven to 425ºF. Cover pretzels loosely with clean dry kitchen towel or plastic wrap; let stand 15 min. at room temperature or until almost doubled in size. Remove towel.
5
Whisk egg and 1/4 cup water until blended. Brush egg mixture lightly on each pretzel. Sprinkle with sesame seed. Bake 10 to 12 min. or until golden brown. Cool slightly.
6
Meanwhile, mix cheese dip and sour cream in small microwavable bowl until blended. Microwave on HIGH 1 min. or until heated through, stirring after 30 sec. Serve warm pretzels with cheese mixture for dipping.
Kitchen Tips
Tip 1
Variation
Substitute 2/3 cup KRAFT Real Mayo Mayonnaise mixed with 2 Tbsp. GREY POUPON Hearty Spicy Brown Mustard for the cheese dip.
Tip 2
Substitute
Substitute coarse Kosher salt for the sesame seed.
Nutrition
Calories
330
Calories From Fat
0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
10%
Saturated Fat 2.5g
13%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 45mg
15%
Sodium 510mg
22%
Total Carbohydrates 52g
19%
Dietary Fibers 2g
7%
Sugars 4g
8%
Protein 11g
22%
Vitamin A
4%
Vitamin C
0%
Calcium
8%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Servings
6 servings, 1 pretzel and 2 Tbsp. dip each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.
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