Hot Pretzels

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 264 calories
    • Fat 7 g
    • Sat Fat 4 g
    • Cholesterol 12 mg
    • Sodium 657 mg
    • Protein 7 g
    • Carbohydrate 43 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 1 g
    • Iron 2.5 mg
    • Calcium 1 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1 1-pound ball of ready-to-bake pizza dough
  2. Check coarse salt
  3. Check 2tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

Directions

  1. Divide the dough into 5 equal pieces. Roll into balls. Cover with plastic wrap and let rest on a floured counter or board for 5 minutes.
  2. Roll 1 ball into a thin rope 30 inches long. Twist into a pretzel shape. Brush lightly with water, then sprinkle with the salt. Place on a large, parchment-lined baking sheet. Repeat with the remaining dough. Let rest 15 minutes while oven preheats to 450° F.
  3. Bake on center oven rack for 15 minutes, until golden brown. Transfer the pretzels to a rack. While hot, brush on the butter. Serve warm.