Do the Twist! 7 Delish Recipes for National Soft Pretzel Month

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Pop's Personalized Pretzels
Ingredients: 1-pound loaf frozen white bread dough, 4 cups warm water, 1 1/2 tablespoons baking soda, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon water, Coarse salt, 2 ... more 
Photo by: Spoonful
Pop's Personalized Pretzels
Ingredients: 1-pound loaf frozen white bread dough, 4 cups warm water, 1 1/2 tablespoons baking soda, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon water, Coarse salt, 2 tablespoons melted butter, HONEY-MUSTARD DIP, 1/4 cup yellow mustard and 1 1/2 tablespoons honey,

Directions:
Thaw the bread dough according to the package directions but do not let it rise. Heat the oven to 450°. Using a sharp knife (a parent's job), divide the dough into 8 pieces. Roll each piece into an 18-inch rope on a dry, unfloured surface.Shape the dough into letters, pinching seams tightly. In a large bowl, mix together the 4 cups of warm water and the baking soda. In a small bowl, whisk together the egg and 1 tablespoon of water. Lightly spray a baking sheet with nonstick spray and set aside. Carefully dip the dough letters into the baking soda and water mixture and place them on the prepared baking sheet(s). Brush them with the whisked egg and sprinkle with salt. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes. less 
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Fri, Apr 19, 2013 12:24 PM EDT
Rise and shine - it's pretzel time! America's had a long-time love affair with the soft pretzel. So much, in fact, that April is National Soft Pretzel Month. Celebrate this salty, mouthwatering snack with these amazing, must-have soft pretzel recipes! By Meredith Steele



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