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Nutrition Information:Calories: 163
Protein: 5 g
Carbs: 33 g
Fat: 1 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 588 mg
Fiber: 1 g
|1||Preheat oven to 425º F.|
|2||In a medium sized bowl, combine water, sugar and salt then sprinkle yeast on surface of water. Let stand for 10 minutes to activate yeast.|
|3||Stir in flour and mix well with a wooden spoon.|
|4||Place dough on a floured surface and knead until smooth. To knead dough, flatten it with your hands, fold the dough into quarters and then flatten again.|
|5||Do this for about five minutes. Flour your hands and the work surface to keep the dough from sticking.|
|6||Roll the dough into 12" lengths, about 1/2" thick. Form the dough strips into different shapes: the "usual pretzel shape," numbers, letters, etc. Place on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Brush with egg or water then sprinkle lightly with salt (optional).|
|7||Bake at 425º F. for 15 minutes or until golden brown.|
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