Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzels

Submitted By: Mary Fisher


  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 21/2 tablespoons yeast
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 41/2 cups flour (more, if needed)
  • 2 cups hot water
  • 11/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • Pretzel salt, to taste
  • Melted butter
  • Instructions

    Preheat oven to 450º. Mix first five ingredients; allow dough to rise 15 minutes. Roll and shape into pretzel twists.
    Combine 2 cups hot water and baking soda; dip pretzels in mixture. Drain on paper towels. Place on cookie sheet and sprinkle with pretzel salt. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until golden brown. Dip in melted butter.