ABC Pretzels


  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 c flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 package dry yeast
  • 1/2 c water
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp water
  • Sesame seeds or coarse salt (optional)


  1. Combine all dry ingredients EXCEPT 1 c flour with a whisk.  With a wooden spoon, stir in water.
  2. Turn dough onto a floured surface or parchment paper, and knead in remaining flour.  Divide the dough into about twenty parts.  Shape into letters and place on a pan lined with parchment paper.
  3. Beat egg with teaspoon of water, then paint each letter with egg mixture.  Sprinkle with seeds or salt, if desired.  Bake for 25 minutes or until golden, at 425 degrees F.


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