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Weight Watchers Bread Machine Pretzels Recipe

WW: Bread Machine Pretzels (2 points)
Posted By: DSredTX Fri, 12 Mar 2004, at 10:20 a.m

1-1/2 tsp. active dry yeast
3 cups bread flour
3 Tbsp. light brown sugar
1-1/4 cups water
Kosher salt
2 quarts. water
1/2 cup baking soda

All ingredients are measured for a small loaf and should be at room temperature.

Add first 4 ingredients, except for salt. Set machine on manual or dough setting and and the end of the first kneading cycle, press `stop.' Remove dough and let rest 5 minutes before shaping. (If your machine does not have a manual cycle, just use the regular setting).

Preheat oven to 475F.

Bring water and baking soda to a gentle boil.

Sprinkle baking sheets with coarse salt.

Transfer dough to a lightly floured working surface and cut dough into 8 equal pieces. Roll each piece into about a 15-inch long rope and make a `u' shape with each. Cross the ends and twist. Pull the ends down and through the loops, pinching down to make sure the shape holds.

Add 2 pretzels to the boiling water for 15 seconds, or until lightly golden. Repeat with remaining pretzels and transfer all to prepared baking pan.

Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden.

Serves: 12

calories 119, fat 0.3g,cholesterol 0mg, protein 3.2g, carbohydrates 25.5g, fiber 0.9g, sugar 3.8g, sodium 2525mg
WW Pts: 2



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