1/4cupbaking soda *** Please note this quantity has been reduced following feedback
Coarse sea salt or sugar. You can choose savoury or sweet pretzels.
Use any dipping sauce you likeI use cheese or hot mustard
Pre-heat oven to 450 degrees then roll out dough to 1 1/2 inch thick
Cut into strips, 5 inch long pieces and tie into knot.
Set aside in plate.
Put 5 cups water in pot with 1/3 cup baking soda bring to boil then place 4 knots at a time into boiling water for 30 seconds. Using a slotted spoon take out of water and place on greased baking sheet. The knots should be dimpled and puffy .
Once all knots are out of water and on baking sheet, brush each knot with egg wash and sprinkle with coarse sea salt , bake 10 to 12 min or until golden brown ,
And then Ta da pretzel knots ......use any dipping sauce you like , I use cheese or hot mustard .......enjoy