Auntie Anne's Pretzels

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Categories : Copycat Snacks

Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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1 1/2 cups warm water
1 1/8 teaspoons yeast
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 1/8 teaspoons salt
1 cup bread flour
3 cups regular flour
2 cups warm water
2 tablespoons baking soda
coarse salt -- to taste
2 -4 tbsp butter -- melted

Sprinkle yeast on lukewarm water in mixing bowl, stir to dissolve. Add
sugar, salt and stir to dissolve; add flour and knead dough until smooth and
elastic. Let rise at least 1/2 hour.
While dough is rising, prepare a baking soda water bath with 2 cups warm
water and 2 tablespoons baking soda.

Be certain to stir often.
After dough has risen, pinch off bits of dough and roll into a long rope

(about 1/2 inch or less thick) and shape. Dip pretzel in soda solution and
place on greased baking sheet. Allow pretzels to rise again.

Bake in oven at
450? for about 10 minutes or until golden. Brush with melted butter and

Toppings~~After you brush with butter sprinkle with coarse salt or cinnamon
sugar mixture.