Buttery Soft Pretzels

How can you not identify pretzels in a basket of breads? These baked goodies are made from dough and most commonly shaped into a knot. Though pretzels now come in different shapes and flavors, it’s still appropriate for any occasion. Commonly seasoned with salt, pretzels now are paired with other seasonings such as sugars, chocolate, glazes, seeds or nuts. Pretzels are very popular and usually quite inexpensive snacks. There are 2 types of pretzels; you can have them soft or the hard and crispier pretzels. The hard ones come in different shapes from classic twist, thick rods, to stick shape and bite sized logs. It is a perfect pair with your favorite dips and ice cream. Soft pretzels are at its best when served hot and fresh, right out of the oven. They also come in different shapes and you can stuff it with any sweet or savory fillings or can be sprinkled with your desired toppings. Pretzels have truly made their way into everyone’s taste and tummy. And if you have buttery taste buds and love pretzels, the Buttery Soft Pretzels is right for you. Not only that you can have it fresh from oven but it is also deliciously buttery. Get your hands cleaned and start kneading your mixed dough ingredients. Just like other dough, let it rise in a warm place for an hour until it has doubled in size. Here comes the fun part! Cut the dough into strips and make the classic knot shape. Dip each pretzel into baking soda and hot water mixture; this will give a glossy golden brown skin. Bake it for 8 minutes and dip or brush it with melted butter and sprinkle with some salt. Oh my goodness! It may look like plain and salted dough but hey ‘looks can be deceiving’! The chewy, soft dough plus the heavenly buttery taste is tremendous!The whole recipe can be found on For the Love of Food website.

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