Homemade Soft Pretzels: Salty Perfection

Homemade Soft Pretzels: Salty Perfection

Soft, chewy, and perfectly salted, these Homemade Soft Pretzels are a delight for your taste buds and a fun baking project for any day. Baking these pretzels from scratch not only fills your kitchen with a warm, inviting aroma but also gives you a sense of accomplishment that’s hard to beat.


  • 1 and 1/2 cups warm water
  • 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • Coarse sea salt, for sprinkling


  1. In a bowl, combine warm water and yeast. Let it sit for 5 minutes until frothy.
  2. Add salt, sugar, and flour to the yeast mixture. Knead until the dough is smooth and elastic.
  3. Divide the dough into sections and roll them into ropes. Shape them into pretzels.
  4. Boil water and baking soda in a pot. Boil each pretzel briefly, then place them on a baking sheet.
  5. Sprinkle pretzels with sea salt and bake until golden brown.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Yields: 8 pretzels

Homemade Soft Pretzels are a classic snack that’s easy to make and a joy to savor. These pretzels turn out golden brown with a satisfying chewiness and just the right amount of saltiness.

Nutrition Information: Calories: 210 | Fat: 1g | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 6g

Soft pretzels have that special ability to transport you to a state of comfort and happiness. Imagine biting into one – the slightly crispy exterior giving way to a soft, pillowy inside. Whether you’re hosting a game day get-together or simply spending a cozy evening at home, these Homemade Soft Pretzels will elevate the occasion. Share them with loved ones and watch their faces light up with delight. Your kitchen will be filled with the irresistible aroma, drawing everyone to gather around. So, roll up your sleeves, get the flour ready, and embark on a pretzel-baking adventure that promises pure, salty perfection in every bite.

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