Learn how your comment data is processed. If you’re looking for more places to share your recipe you can add it to then #fandayfriday link party this week:n restingmomface.com/fandayfriday-link-party Scroll down the page and find the open party…submissions are from thursday 10pm to sunday 11:59pm. In the bowl of a stand mixer, combine warm water, yeast and sugar. Another difference between rapid-rise yeast and active dry yeast is the rising time for the rapid-rise is half that of active dry. I can’t wait to try them. Just make sure that your water is the right temperature — water that is too hot or too cold will kill your yeast. So glad you like them. Let me be honest with you — when you make these homemade soft pretzels, make sure you have enough for everyone in your family to have two, because otherwise wrestling matches might break out in your kitchen. They look absolutely delicious. When it comes to mustard dip, sometimes I go all out with a combination of Dijon mustard, yellow mustard, mayonnaise, honey and a splash of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar. If your dough is too dry, you can add one or two more tablespoons of water. Cut the dough, like a pizza, into eight equal pieces. While holding the ends of the rope, cross and bring back down, pressing into the bottom of the pretzel shape. Serve pretzels warm with fresh mustard dip. I posted it three years ago and it still one of my favorites. Thanks for pinning! To ensure that the water you are mixing with your yeast is “warm”, you can use a thermometer. You may not need all of the flour, depending on the temperature and humidity. Cut the dough, like a pizza, into eight equal pieces. Whisk in the sugar and egg yolk until smooth. While holding the ends of the rope, cross and bring back down, pressing into the bottom of the pretzel shape. It's a snap to stir together this zippy dip from Kim Barrick of Lincoln, Illinois. LOL, Those look amazing! Pinning these to try soon. Hugs, Bev, Yes, these are tempting when you’re on a low carb diet!!! Cover with a damp dish towel or with plastic wrap and place in a warm area for one hour or until dough has doubled in size. Just remember to check your recipe and see if they have accounted for the amount of water used to activate the yeast. Mix until well combined. lol. + chilling. They remind him when he was a small boy..buying a pretzel after swimming. Thanks so much Patty. Taste of Home is America's #1 cooking magazine. Mmmmm my mouth is watering after reading your recipe Janice. Yeast that is fresh and good to use will foam and froth after a few minutes. In the mean time I’ll add it to my pinterst board: https://www.pinterest.com/rmftheblog/national-pretzel-day-april-26/. I can’t wait to make these – and I’m featuring you in my new link party! Lower pretzel on a slotted spatula into hot baking soda bath for 20-30 seconds. Let stand for ten minutes or until mixture is foaming. Also note that butter, eggs, milk and sugar can slow down yeast activity. Let stand for ten minutes or until mixture is foaming. Store in the refrigerator. She's been working online since 2003 and is thankful her days are full of social media, writing and photography. Janice is co-founder of 5 Minutes For Mom. I’ll have to include your recipe. One difference between the two is that you must dissolve active dry yeast in water before you use it, but instant yeast can be mixed right into the dough. These buttery soft pretzels are absolutely irresistible. When choosing what kind of yeast to use, you can use active dry yeast or instant/rapid rise yeast. Directions. Hi ladies, thank you for linking up your post to my weekly Dagmar’s Home link party! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. It went over well and had lots of comments about how good it was! #turnituptuesday, Those sound amazing! Yum! Let me be honest with you — when you make these homemade soft pretzels… If I want a healthier version, I will swap out the mayonnaise for plain Greek yogurt. Cover with a damp dish towel and place in a warm area for one hour or until dough has doubled in size. But whether or not I use rapid-rise yeast or active dry, I still prefer to dissolve the yeast in warm water with sugar to ensure that my yeast is well mixed into my dough and that my yeast is fresh before I bake with it. You can do this! You owe it to yourself to make these homemade soft pretzels — you really do. Knead dough for about 5 minutes, (check your mixer's manual to determine speed for kneading,) until the dough is smooth and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. If you prefer and you have the time, you can allow your dough to rise overnight in the refrigerator instead. In a small saucepan, combine mustard and vinegar; let stand for 30 minutes. I would love for you to share this with my Facebook Group for recipes, crafts, tips, and tricks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/pluckyrecipescraftstips/. You may not need all of the flour, depending on the temperature and humidity. Your pictures are too good……..now I need a pretzel. This post may contain affiliate links. Love this recipe! Remove from the heat; whisk in honey. With the dough hook attachment, on low speed add in flour one cup at a time until well combined and a dough begins to form. If I end up trying your recipe I’ll let you know. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until mixture just begins to simmer and is thickened, about 7 minutes. Knead dough for about 5 minutes, (check your mixer’s manual to determine speed for kneading,) until the dough is smooth and pulls away from the sides of the bowl. Remove from oven, brush generously with melted butter and allow to cool for 5 minutes while you whip together your honey mustard dip. Stir in salt and melted butter. Thanks for the tip. I used your recipe for my blog post. Written by Janice Croze, co-founder of 5 Minutes for Mom Talk with me: @5minutesformom and Facebook.com/5minutesformom Pin with me at pinterest.com/5minutesformom. In the bowl of your stand mixer, combine warm water, yeast and sugar. Grease the bowl with vegetable oil and return dough, turning to coat with oil. I used to eat these all the time when I was a teenager, but I sure will be trying your recipe now! Bake for about 10 minutes, or until golden brown, rotating baking sheet once during baking if one side is browning more quickly. Remove from oven and brush generously with melted butter and allow to cool for 5 minutes while you whip together your honey mustard dip. Hot Mustard Pretzel Dip Recipe photo by Taste of Home, Prep: 5 min. These homemade soft pretzels might just be the most delicious things to ever come out of your oven… especially when you pair them with our tasty honey mustard pretzel dip recipe. Very good! I would not look at you differently because I probably would have at them all – they look delicious! These look delicious. One other concern you might face when baking with yeast is how to get your dough to rise properly. 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I’m still trying to figure out which one to make since there are so many! Would you look at me differently if I told you I ate THREE of them while photographing this post? #fridayfavorites, I must be hungry because my mouth is watering! Roll each piece of your soft pretzel dough into a long rope about 20 inches long. Whisk in the sugar and egg yolk until smooth. Twist dough into pretzel shape by making a large U shape. They are just the right amount of chewy on the outside and fluffy in the middle. Speaking of honey mustard dip and delicious salty snacks I can’t stop eating, don’t miss this Crispy Sweet Potato Fries with Spicy Honey Mustard Dip Recipe.