Recipe By Joan
Published Jun 19th
Prep 15m Cook 15m Additional 1h Ready In 1h 30m
Servings 1 dozen Calories 8.1

This easy to make dough can be shaped into pretzels or long bread sticks.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast
  • ¾ cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
  • ½ teaspoon white sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups bread flour
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons kosher salt

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes.
  2. 2 In a large bowl, combine yeast mixture, sugar, salt and 1 cup flour; beat well. Beat in the remaining flour, 1/2 cup at a time, until a stiff dough is formed. Place dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover, and let rise until doubled in volume.
  3. 3 Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
  4. 4 Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and divide into 12 pieces. Roll pieces out into long sticks and form into pretzel shape. Place pretzels on prepared baking sheet. Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with kosher salt.
  5. 5 Bake in preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 8.1
  • Carbohydrate 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol 15.5 mg
  • Fat 0.4 g
  • Fiber 0.1 g
  • Protein 0.7 g
  • Saturated Fat 0.1 g
  • Sodium 1014.5 mg
  • Sugar 0.2 g


  1. I did pretzel sticks because there wasn't really a whole lot of dough. Tasted alright but not what I was expecting really.
  2. turned out as cracker breadsticks. not bad but not pretzel at all.
  3. Fast fun and very easy!
  4. I thought these were very good but I did dip into baking soda water before cooking. I don't know how it would be possible to get 12 pretzels from this recipe. I was able to get 2 small pretzels and 2 breadsticks. I also thought 12-15 minutes was too long to cook. I cooked for - Read more ...
  5. you forgot one thing, after the shaping , and before the baking , your unbaked pretzels must be poached in baking soda water to get the that pretzel shell and taste
  6. For a basic easy recipe this one is really good! The texture turned out excellent even though I just used all purpose flour (not bread flour). Would be a great pretzel/bread stick recipe to do with kids as it doesn't have any extra steps (like boiling before baking) and yields a yummy result. Good dipped - Read more ...
  7. Excellent recipe! However we found that by only making 6 pretzels they were much bigger and kids seemed to like that better. NOTE: If you are having a hard time finding Kosher salt go to the liquor department and get a container of margarita salt. It works just perfect as a substitute for the kosher - Read more ...
  8. it tastes good but doesnt have that certain pretzleness to it.
  9. I found the recipe to be very easy and very good although the prep time was at least 1 hour not the 15 minutes the recipe said.