Soft Pretzels

2 ¼ tsp yeast

1 ¼ cups warm water

Pinch of sugar

¼ cup packed brown sugar

2 cups flour

1 cup water

1 tbsp baking soda

Course salt (optional)

2 tbsp butter, melted (optional)

In small bowl combine yeast & warm water w/a pinch of sugar

Let stand for about 5 min while you prepare next step

In a large bowl, mix brown sugar, 1 cup flour, and yeast mixture. (when it’s ready)

Then stir in enough flour to make a soft dough

Turn dough onto a well floured surface and knead for about 3 min

Cover and let rest for 20 min

Cut dough into 12 pieces

Roll each piece into a 12-15 inch rope and shape into a pretzel

In shallow bowl mix 1 tbsp baking soda w/1 cup water

Dip each finished pretzel in water quickly, shaking off excess

Place on greased baking sheet. Sprinkle w/salt if desired

Bake at 425 degrees for 6 min or till golden brown

Brush melted butter on top or serve w/your favorite dip
Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
1 ½ cups mayonnaise

¼ cup Dijon mustard

½ cup honey

Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well

Cover & refrigerate for 2 hours or overnight.

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