Soft Pretzels

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Commercially made soft pretzels are usually either oversweetened and supersoft or dry and tasteless. Could we make chewy, flavorful soft pretzels at home?

SERVESMakes 12 pretzels

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Bread flour yielded pretzels with just the right degree of chewiness and resilience—by comparison, soft pretzel recipes using all-purpose flour, which has less protein than bread flour, produced fluffy pretzels. Soft pretzels are traditiona...

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