G U Y S, I have this new obsession with soft pretzels. Pretzel buns. Pretzel bites. O m g. Sean and I love chicken clubs so I decided one night to make them at home. Except I didn’t know what kind of bread to use. I’ve always thought you needed a special mixer to make bread, or pretzels. So I never tried! Gosh I wish I would’ve sooner because they are fantastic and so easy!!
Here you are friends!
What You’ll Need;
3 Tablespoons Brown Sugar
1 Teaspoon Salt (Table and Coarse Sea Salt to sprinkle on top.)
1 1/4 oz pack of Yeast
2 Tablespoons Butter (melted)
1/4 Cup Vegetable Oil
3 Cups Bread Flour
3 Tablespoons Baking Soda
•Mix together 3 tablespoons of brown sugar, 1 teaspoon salt and 1 packet of yeast (1/4oz).
•Mix 2 tablespoons butter(melted), 1/4 cup Vegetable oil and 1 cup warm water.
Then add to yeast mixture.
•Add 3 cups of bread flour. Mix together with fork until just combined.
•Knead together rest of dough.
•Grease a foiled cookie sheet.
•Divide into 8-12 balls depending on what size you want.
I almost always do less. 8 nice sized buns. Or 12 slider sized.
•Let rise in preheat oven (170 degrees). I only do 10-12mins.
Take your rolls out. Then preheat oven to 325.
•Bring 4-6 cups of water and 3 tablespoons of baking soda to a boil in nice sized skillet (or Saute pan).
•Let rolls sit in boiling water for 1 minute each side. Do not crowd rolls.
•Return to greased cookie sheet.
•Decorative pretzel bun slit optional.
•Take egg whites and brush (or rub 🙂 ) over your rolls.
•Sprinkle with coarse sea salt.
•Bake 12-15 mins for the 12 sliders. 18-20mins for the 8 bigger rolls.
I have also cut the rolls in half and popped them back in the oven for another minute or two for the clubs because I like them a little more cooked.
They are delicious! And they freeze well!!! Just wrap them in foil.
Now excuse me while I stuff my face.