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Hot Pretzels

Hot Pretzels
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Ingredients

  • 1 1-pound ball of ready-to-bake pizza dough
  • coarse salt
  • 2 tablespoons 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.
By September, 2004

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories 264
  • Fat 7g
  • Sat Fat 4g
  • Cholesterol 12mg
  • Sodium 657mg
  • Protein 7g
  • Carbohydrate 43g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Fiber 1g
  • Iron 2.5mg
  • Calcium 1mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

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Buy organic: The grains that dairy cows eat can be treated with chemicals, which have a residual presence in milk and dairy products.

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