*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             Big Soft Pretzels
 
 Recipe By     : Make A Mix
 Serving Size  : 12   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Appetizers & Snacks              Hot Roll Mix
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      tablespoon    active dry yeast
    1 1/2  cups          lukewarm water -- 110F
    2                    egg -- beaten
      1/4  cup           vegetable oil
    5      cups          Hot Roll Mix
    1                    egg -- beaten
    2      tablespoons   coarse salt
 
 Preheat oven to 425F.  Lightly grease 2 large baking sheets.  In a bowl,
 
 dissolve yeast in lukewarm water.  Blend in 2 eggs and oil.  Add 5 cups
 
 Hot Roll Mix.  Stir well.  Add more Hot Roll Mix to make a soft dough.
 
 Knead about 5 minutes, until dough is smooth.  Roll dough into ropes
 about
   1/2 inch in diameter and 18 to 24 inches long.  Form into pretzels.
 For
   sticks cut dough into 5 to 6 inch lengths.  Place on prepared baking
 sheets.  Brush with beaten egg and sprinkle with salt.  Bake immediately
 
 12 to 15 minutes, until brown and crisp.
 
 
 
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 NOTES : To shape into pretzels:        1)  Place ropes of dough in cookie
 
               sheets to form a circle and twist the ends twice.
 
             2) Lay the twisted ends of the dough across the circle and
        press to seal.