Soft Pretzel Rolls

The best way to celebrate a Friday is with a delicious pretzel roll.  I needed hotdog rolls for one of my delicious German inspired gourmet hotdogs (recipe coming soon), so it got me thinking.  Why not make pretzel rolls for a really delicious treat.

These rolls are soft in the middle yet crunchy on the outside.  It can be formed into dinner rolls or hotdog buns.

SOFT PRETZEL ROLLS8 rolls

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup almond milk or soy milk
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 package instant yeast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 cup baking soda
  • coarse salt for sprinkling

Directions

In a small saucepan add the milk and sugar.  Heat the milk ( luke warm).  Remove from heat and sprinkle the yeast over the top.  Let sit for 10 minutes or until foamy.

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In a large bowl add the flour and garlic powder.  Pour the yeast mixture and oil over the flour and combine.  If its to sticky add more flour.

On a floured surface knead the bread for 10 minutes.

Place in an well greased bowl cover and let rise for 15 minutes.

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Form the dough into hotdog roll shapes and let sit for 5 more minutes.

Preheat oven to 425F.

In a large pot, bring 8 cups of water to boil.  Add the baking soda.  One at a time drop the dough into the mixture and boil for 30 seconds on each side.

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Place rolls on a greased baking sheet.  Slice the tops of the rolls three times.  Sprinkle with salt.

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Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown.  Serve.

Happy weekend everyone 😀

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