Pretzels, Take 2
Faced with an unexpected snow day, what else would I do but bake? I mentioned before that I have several different pretzel recipes on my Pinterest boards, so I thought I’d try another one (read about the first one here). This one is for pretzel rolls, and they looked so good.
The first thing I noticed as I was making the recipe is that there is no sugar. Hmmm. Also, next time I will add more flour because mine stayed very sticky and kind of shapeless. Third, even though this recipe did not call for one, I did use an egg wash before slicing the top of the rolls. Here are how my rolls turned out:
Not as pretty, but delicious anyway. Unfortunately these are the best looking ones. My son, still scarred by the green edges of the last pretzels I made, refused to have more than a bite. They could have been baked just a little bit longer. Wait a minute, do you see the happy waving ghost on the top roll? Maybe I should put that one on ebay and make some money!
I ain’t afraid of no ghost…
These rolls were good, but I think I prefer the first recipe.
***I forgot to tell about C’s reaction when I punched down the dough. The kids were in the kitchen when I pulled the towel of the dough and gave it a good punch. C nearly fell over laughing. “What did it ever do to you?” he said. I told them that the recipe said to do that, so S looked at the recipe until she found it. “Yep. It says right here…’punch down the dough.’ I guess you were right.”