These pretzels look awesome! Love that everything is homemade . Is the yeast to make it rise faster, and the starter just for flavor? Repeat with all pretzels until done. Well, there is actually a whole list of things that I could answer with here, but currently on my mind is the fact that it takes me like ten times as long to write something as it does to read it. Love the sauce! Allow it to rest for about 10 minutes then turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead for about 5 minutes. These pretzels loom delicious and I could eat that honey mustard onion dip with a spoon. Serve immediately, or cover and place in the refrigerator until ready to use. Hi Lydia, thanks for reading. If I had to guess I’d say about 35 or 40%. Oh yeah, it was the cookies. It just celebrated its 6 month birthday and I’m a very proud mama, yay! Stretch each ball into skinny snakes (about 9'') and place them on baking trays lined with parchment, about 1 inch apart. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I thought these were worth sharing since they were so popular in my gang. OMG I am so in love with pretzels, and made of sourdough its just perfect, and all that creamy mustard, I just love it. The flavor blends perfectly with vegan cheese, chopped onions, and sweet pickle relish. Roll each ball of dough into a long rope, then twist into pretzel shape and dip into the baking soda bath for 20-30 seconds… . The dip is super easy, like minutes easy, and it goes perfectly with these crunchy snacks. Prepare a baking soda hot water bath while the dough is resting, then divide the pretzel dough into eight equal pieces. Apparently they are popular enough in this world to have made there way onto the store shelves here so you probably have. Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window). Just maybe. Meanwhile, take each pretzel "snake" and bring the ends together to meet, then twist both sides together and place back on tray. I’ve never intentionally made hard bread at home, but I think it’s time for me to try! similar to spicy mustard but with more of a whopping flavor. I added baked baking soda to the water to make them a little saltier – we’ll see if that was a good or bad idea…. While this was good with a savory pretzel and slightly sweet pretzel, it would also be great with a full on sweet pretzel – like an Auntie Anne’s type. Remove from the pan and remove the garlic skin. So addictive combined with salty gluten-free pretzels! He kept trying them all and going back to this one for his pretzels. Yeah, I do like using my starter only sometimes but to get a faster rise when I’m in a hurry I like to add the active dry yeast to speed things up. Just do it. I don’t know what I was thinking when I started this thing. Here is what you’ll need to throw this together: Creole mustard. Each sauce is delightful in its own way, some sweet and some savory. Meanwhile, take each pretzel "snake" and bring the ends together to meet, then twist both sides together and place back on tray. I also omitted the salt from this recipe. The Mister loved the Roasted Garlic Mustard because he is a big fan of Dijon mustard anyway. Combine all ingredients for dip in a large bowl (or you can use a food processor) and stir well until combined. To do our taste tests, we used a basic pretzel recipe. Turn the heat on medium high, place the garlic in the skillet, then reduce the heat once the pan is hot. The cookies made me do it, (grabs tissue and blows nose loudly while sobbing dramatically), I’m only in this for the food! I actually sort of cheated by slightly adapting my bagel recipe because it was such a good one. She has 40 years of healthy cooking experience. No surprise that I would lean toward *anything* with maple syrup in it. cracked pepper, if possible; more if desired. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Give them a try and let me know what you think. These pretzels fit the bill perfectly! Each sauce is delightful in its own way, some sweet and some savory. So these pretzels you guys, they are so good. Oh well, these should be fun to do with my girlies. ‘Cause if you tell me that you can sit down and write the most elaborate thoughts out with no effort at all then we really can’t be friends. I could totally and completely eat these pretzels and nothing else for dinner = the honey mustard onion dip counts as a vegetable, right? After a decade of following vegetarian and pescetarian lifestyles, Lisa has been a strict vegan for 3 years. . Can we just eat cookies and post pictures?! Honey mustard pretzel dip is the bomb I tell you. What an awesome snack! Hi – Baking these now – they smell fantastic! These are delicious! I know, you’re probably about to start pointing me in the right direction of the nearest loony bus, but I have a right to be proud.