|Kids love making homemade pretzels|
1-1/2cups warm water
1packet dry yeast
1/4cup brown sugar
For the baking soda solution:
2cups warm water
2Tbl. baking soda
You'll also need:
Whisk together the water, oil, yeast, sugar, and salt, until dissolved.
Add 2-cups of the flour, and beat into a batter, add the remaining flour, and stir/knead until you have a smooth dough.
Spray a bowl with cooking spray, toss the dough in it, cover and let rise 30-45 minutes.
Preheat the oven to 450*F. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray.
Stir together the baking soda and water, until dissolved. Set aside.
Pinch off a walnut size piece of the dough, and shape it into a 1/2-inch thick coil. Fold into a pretzel, dip it in the baking soda solution, and set it on the cookie sheet. Continue the same, for the remaining dough.
Let them rise 30-minutes.
Bake for 8-10 minutes, or to desired color.
Brush with meted butter, then sprinkle with coarse salt. (such as sea salt)