Pretzel Dogs

Pretzel Dogs

Using this simple base recipe, you can make pretzel dogs, pretzels stuffed with garlic and cheese, cinnamon sugar coated pretzel twists and other endless variations. Like the baked corndogs, these are perfect party food. They are addictive, filling and will be devoured quickly. Serve them with a variety of flavored mustards and you will be the talk of the town. Let

Ingredients

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1 1/2 cups warm water

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The clear liquid that has no color, taste, or smell, that falls from clouds as rain, that forms streams, lakes, and seas, and that is used for drinking, washing, etc.

1 1/2 cups warm water

1 tablespoon sugar

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ugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources.

1 tablespoon sugar

2 teaspoons kosher salt

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The pyramidal salt crystals are generally made by an evaporative process called the Alberger process. Kosher salt is usually manufactured with a grain size larger than table salt grains. The traditional use of kosher salt is for removing surface blood from meat by desiccation, as part of the koshering process for meat.

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 package dry active yeast

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Yeasts are eukaryotic, single-celled microorganisms classified as members of the fungus kingdom. The yeast lineage originated hundreds of millions of years ago, and 1,500 species are currently identified.

1 package dry active yeast

4 1/2 cups Wheat Pastry Flour

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wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

4 1/2 cups Wheat Pastry Flour

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled

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Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled

10 cups water

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Water is a polar inorganic compound that is at room temperature a tasteless and odorless liquid, nearly colorless with a hint of blue.

10 cups water

2/3 cup baking soda

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Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

2/3 cup baking soda

1 large egg yolk, beaten with 1 tablespoon water

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The yolk in an egg is material of which the primary function is to supply food for the development of the animal embryo.

1 large egg yolk, beaten with 1 tablespoon water

Pretzel salt (or kosher salt), for topping

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Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

Pretzel salt (or kosher salt), for topping

8 hot dogs, cut in half

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A hot dog bun is a type of soft bun shaped specifically to contain a hot dog or frankfurter. The original purpose of this food was to make it possible to eat hot dogs without burning one

8 hot dogs, cut in half

1 1/2 cups warm water

Ingredient Image

The clear liquid that has no color, taste, or smell, that falls from clouds as rain, that forms streams, lakes, and seas, and that is used for drinking, washing, etc.

1 1/2 cups warm water

1 tablespoon sugar

Ingredient Image

ugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources.

1 tablespoon sugar

2 teaspoons kosher salt

Ingredient Image

The pyramidal salt crystals are generally made by an evaporative process called the Alberger process. Kosher salt is usually manufactured with a grain size larger than table salt grains. The traditional use of kosher salt is for removing surface blood from meat by desiccation, as part of the koshering process for meat.

2 teaspoons kosher salt

1 package dry active yeast

Ingredient Image

Yeasts are eukaryotic, single-celled microorganisms classified as members of the fungus kingdom. The yeast lineage originated hundreds of millions of years ago, and 1,500 species are currently identified.

1 package dry active yeast

4 1/2 cups Wheat Pastry Flour

Ingredient Image

wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

4 1/2 cups Wheat Pastry Flour

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled

Ingredient Image

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled

10 cups water

Ingredient Image

Water is a polar inorganic compound that is at room temperature a tasteless and odorless liquid, nearly colorless with a hint of blue.

10 cups water

2/3 cup baking soda

Ingredient Image

Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

2/3 cup baking soda

1 large egg yolk, beaten with 1 tablespoon water

Ingredient Image

The yolk in an egg is material of which the primary function is to supply food for the development of the animal embryo.

1 large egg yolk, beaten with 1 tablespoon water

Pretzel salt (or kosher salt), for topping

Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

Pretzel salt (or kosher salt), for topping

8 hot dogs, cut in half

Ingredient Image

A hot dog bun is a type of soft bun shaped specifically to contain a hot dog or frankfurter. The original purpose of this food was to make it possible to eat hot dogs without burning one

8 hot dogs, cut in half

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The clear liquid that has no color, taste, or smell, that falls from clouds as rain, that forms streams, lakes, and seas, and that is used for drinking, washing, etc.

1 1/2 cups warm water

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Ingredient Image

ugar is the generalized name for sweet, short-chain, soluble carbohydrates, many of which are used in food. They are composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen. There are various types of sugar derived from different sources.

1 tablespoon sugar

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Ingredient Image

The pyramidal salt crystals are generally made by an evaporative process called the Alberger process. Kosher salt is usually manufactured with a grain size larger than table salt grains. The traditional use of kosher salt is for removing surface blood from meat by desiccation, as part of the koshering process for meat.

2 teaspoons kosher salt

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Ingredient Image

Yeasts are eukaryotic, single-celled microorganisms classified as members of the fungus kingdom. The yeast lineage originated hundreds of millions of years ago, and 1,500 species are currently identified.

1 package dry active yeast

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Ingredient Image

wheat pastry flour is milled from soft white wheat, whereas regular whole wheat flour is milled from hard red wheat. It has a lower protein content than regular whole wheat flour and it makes wonderfully tender whole grain baked goods.

4 1/2 cups Wheat Pastry Flour

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Ingredient Image

Butter is a solid dairy product made by churning fresh or fermented cream or milk, to separate the butterfat from the buttermilk.

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled

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Water is a polar inorganic compound that is at room temperature a tasteless and odorless liquid, nearly colorless with a hint of blue.

10 cups water

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Ingredient Image

Because baking powder is a leavener that contains both the sodium bicarbonate and the flavor-saving acid, it is usually paired with non-acid ingredients like whole milk and Dutch-processed cocoa. Baking soda need an acid. Baking powder has an acid.

2/3 cup baking soda

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Ingredient Image

The yolk in an egg is material of which the primary function is to supply food for the development of the animal embryo.

1 large egg yolk, beaten with 1 tablespoon water

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Ingredient Image

Common salt is a mineral composed primarily of sodium chloride, a chemical compound belonging to the larger class of salts; salt in its natural form as a crystalline mineral is known as rock salt or halite.

Pretzel salt (or kosher salt), for topping

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Ingredient Image

A hot dog bun is a type of soft bun shaped specifically to contain a hot dog or frankfurter. The original purpose of this food was to make it possible to eat hot dogs without burning one

8 hot dogs, cut in half

Directions

Serving Suggestion

  • Yes, I know that this seems like a crazy amount of baking soda, but trust me, Alton has clearly done the math on this one. The baking soda mixture gives the pretzels that perfectly crisp crust that you are looking for