Servings: 16

Weight Watcher Smart Points: 5

Preparation Time: 0 Minutes

Cooking Time: 0 Minutes

Ready In: 45 Minutes

Ingredients

    Instructions

    1. In a small bowl combine warm water, yeast and sugar
    2. Stir gently until combined and set aside for 5 to proof
    3. In combine salt and flours in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment
    4. Mix until well combined
    5. If using all purpose flour switch to the dough hook
    6. (no need for gluten free flour) And add in yeast mixture and oil
    7. Mix on low until combined and then increase speed to high and mix for 4 minutes
    8. Remove from bowl and place into a well oiled bowl
    9. Cover and place in a warm place for 50 to 55 minutes
    10. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
    11. Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper
    12. Bring 10 cups of water and baking soda to a boil in a wide saucepan or roasting pan
    13. Turn the dough out on an oiled work surface and divide into 8 pieces
    14. Roll each piece into a 24 inch rope and slice each rope into 1 – inch pieces
    15. Place a lightly damp towel over the dough to prevent drying out
    16. Using a slotted spoon lower pretzels into boiling water and boil for 30 seconds, flipping them over a couple of times
    17. Remove pretzels from the water and place them on prepared baking sheets
    18. Brush each pretzel with the melted butter and sprinkle with salt
    19. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes, until dark golden brown
    20. Serve warm, brushing with additional butter if desired
    21. If using gluten free flour blend, ensure that you use one with xanthan gum
    22. If yours does not have it, add 2 1/2 teaspoons of xanthan gum to your flour mixture.

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