Chocolate Nutty Pretzels

Makes 12-15 medium pretzels INGREDIENTS 1 New York style pretzel dough recipe Coarse sugar 12 ounces bittersweet dark chocolate 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup nuts and/or seeds (hazelnuts, pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds or any combination of) Maldon Salt DIRECTIONS Follow the recipe for the pretzels with one exception, before baking sprinkle with coarse […]

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New York Street Pretzels

Makes 12-15 medium pretzels INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon sugar 1 package active dry yeast 1½ cups warm water 4 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon salt 1 large egg, beaten Pretzel salt DIRECTIONS Mix together sugar, yeast and water in a metal or glass mixing bowl until frothy. Let sit until foamy, about 5-7 minutes. In […]

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Spicy Cherry Pretzel Knots

Makes 30 knots INGREDIENTS For the knots ½ cup warm water (105° to 115°F) 1¼ teaspoons active dry yeast ¼ cup buttermilk 2 tablespoons golden brown sugar (packed) ¾ teaspoon sugar 1½ teaspoons vegetable oil ¼ cup spicy mustard 1⁄3 cup dried cherries, chopped fine 2 cups bread flour 1½ teaspoons salt Nonstick vegetable oil […]

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Spicy Horseradish Herb Pretzels

Makes 12-15 medium pretzels INGREDIENTS 1 tablespoon sugar 1 package active dry yeast 1½ cups warm water 4 cups all purpose flour 1 tablespoon salt 2 tablespoons fresh horseradish, grated 2 tablespoons of each of the following fresh herbs, chopped: thyme, marjoram, chives, parsley, tarragon 1 large egg, beaten ¼ cup fresh chives, chopped fine, […]

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