Monday, January 16, 2012

ctr pretzels

What do you do when the kids are out of school and there's snow outside (and it only snows once a year)?  First of all, you smile to yourself because it only snows once a year.  Then you bundle up yourself and your kiddos and go play in it then come inside and drink hot cocoa and make CTR pretzels.  The "pretzels" are more like breadsticks but they were fun to make nonetheless.

ctr pretzels (The Friend Magazine, January 2012)
1 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 to 3 cups flour
1 tablespoon yeast
1 cup warm water
1 tablespoon sugar
melted butter
sea salt for sprinkling

Mix the first 5 ingredients until they form a ball.  Then knead dough until smooth and elastic.  Cover with a clean towel (or plastic wrap) and let rise in a warm place for 1 hour.  
Pull off sections of the dough and roll into long ropes.  Form the ropes into letters or shapes.
Put the pretzels on a greased cookie sheet and bake 8-10 minutes at 450 degrees.   Brush pretzels with butter and sprinkle with sea salt.


  1. sounds like a perfect cold and snowy day activity! Wish we were there to play with ya :)

  2. The year before we moved was the biggest snowfall I could made up for all the lack of snow in years prior. What a fun recipe, I can't wait to try it

  3. This is a great recipe. We made it last month, but have lost our magazine. I just wanted to note that you're missing the water in your recipe above.

    1 Cup Warm Water


  4. Thank you soooo much! I added water into the recipe.