Recipe: yummy soft pretzels (VGF and whole wheat varieties)

These were so delicious and so easy.

Honestly, they were so good that I realized I need a better dipping sauce! On the lookout for some, if you have any ideas!

Mall pretzels - the mall

Mall pretzels – the mall

whole wheat soft pretzels:

  • 3 cups whole wheat flour
  • 2 1/4 tea active yeast
  • 1 1/4 tea salt
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 1 TBS agave nectar
  • tea dry herbs (I used Italian)
  • tea red pepper flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Combine dry ingredients.

Combine wet ingredients. (Mix agave and water together first.)

Combine with a wooden spoon, then hands to mix dough.

Let dough rest at least one hour.

gluten free soft pretzels

  • 3 cups GF flour (I used all purpose)
  • 2 1/4 tea active yeast
  • 1 1/4 tea salt
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 1 TBS agave nectar
  • 2 TBS ground flax seed
  • 6 TBS warm water
  • tea dry herbs (I used Italian)
  • tea red pepper flakes
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Mix agave with one cup of water.

Separately, mix flax seed with 6 TBS warm water for at least five minutes.

Combine dry ingredients.

Combine wet ingredients. (Mix agave and water together first.)

Combine with a wooden spoon, then hands to mix dough.

Let dough rest at least one hour.

Cut into sixths.

Preparing pretzels

Preparing pretzels

Note: GF dough can be tricky and mine wouldn’t knot. Alternately, roll out as best you can and roll up in a coil. It’s still pretty and pretzel-like!

tying pretzels up

tying pretzels up

Finished product:

knotted pretzels

knotted pretzels

Paint each knot with olive oil and dot with minced garlic and salt.

Bake 350′ for 12 minutes. (Check at 10.)

I ate mine with yellow mustard : ) Happy Soft Pretzel Day!

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