Pretzel rolls are fun to make at home & super delicious! Serve them as a side dish instead of traditional dinner rolls or turn them into a bun for burgers!

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Pretzel buns are all-the-rage at the hip, fancy burger joints popping up everywhere these days!

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The bread adds a unique twist to a burger or sandwich when used as a bun. I quartered each roll to make them into 4 little slider buns and they worked perfectly for sliders last weekend!

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Ingredients (makes 8 rolls)

  • ¼ oz yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2 tsp kosher salt (divided)
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup baking soda
  • 1 tbsp butter (melted)

Begin by combing the yeast, water and sugar in a large bowl.

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Wait for the mixture to bubble, 10-15 minutes, then add 1 tsp salt and flour.

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Combine until a ball of dough forms then place the dough on a floured surface and knead for 8-10 minutes.

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Place the dough into a large bowl coated with the cooking spray.

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Cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for 45 minutes or until dough has doubled in size.

Punch the dough down then divide into 8 rolls and place on a baking sheet.

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Cut an X on the top of each roll then cover with plastic wrap for 20 minutes.

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Boil 6-8 cups of water. Once boiling add the baking soda. The water will bubble up like a science experiment, fun!

Add the rolls 2-3 at a time to the water. Cook for 1 minute on each side.

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Remove from the water, drain and place on the baking sheet.

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Bake at 400° for 12-14 minutes.

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Trade up traditional dinner rolls for these pretzel rolls to add something new and different to your favorite meal!

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Slice one open and dig in!

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Pretzel Rolls

Pretzel rolls are fun to make at home & super delicious! Serve them as a side dish instead of traditional dinner rolls or turn them into a bun for burgers!

Ingredients

  • ¼ oz yeast
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 2 tsp kosher salt, divided
  • olive oil cooking spray
  • 1/3 cup baking soda
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted

Instructions

  • Begin by combing the yeast, water and sugar in a large bowl.
  • Wait for the mixture to bubble, 10-15 minutes, then add 1 tsp salt and flour.
  • Combine until a ball of dough forms then place the dough on a floured surface and knead for 8-10 minutes.
  • Place the dough into a large bowl coated with the cooking spray.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for 45 minutes or until dough has doubled in size.
  • Punch the dough down then divide into 8 rolls and place on a baking sheet.
  • Cut an X on the top of each roll then cover with plastic wrap for 20 minutes.
  • Boil 6-8 cups of water. Once boiling add the baking soda.
  • Add the rolls 2-3 at a time to the water. Cook for 1 minute on each side.
  • Remove from the water, drain and place on the baking sheet.
  • Bake at 400°F for 12-14 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Calories 190kcal (10%)Carbohydrates 35g (12%)Protein 5g (10%)Fat 2g (3%)Saturated Fat 1g (5%)Cholesterol 3mg (1%)Sodium 1965mg (82%)Potassium 55mg (2%)Fiber 1g (4%)Sugar 1g (1%)Vitamin A 45mg (1%)Calcium 7mg (1%)Iron 0.4mg (2%)
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