Yield: 18 Pretzels
|2 teaspoons||Butter or margarine|
|3 cups||All-purpose flour|
|5 teaspoons||Baking soda|
|\N \N||Coarse salt (kosher or sea)|
Put first six ingredients in bread machine pan and set for dough cycle.
Cut dough into 18 strips and roll into ropes. Shape into pretzels, cover and let rise 45 minutes.
Bring 4 cup water and 5 tsp baking soda almost to a boil in nonaluminum pan. Gently place pretzels into water for about a minute, turning once.
Remove pretzels and place on greased baking sheet. Sprinkle with coarse salt and bake at 475 degrees F about 12 minutes.