Soft Cinnamon  Sugar Pretzels

Weigh out the ingredients


For the pretzels, you'll need all-purpose flour, bread flour, sugar, yeast, salt, melted butter, and water.

Weigh out the ingredients


For the bath and coating, you'll need sugar, butter, baking soda, and cinnamon.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, combine the water, sugar, and yeast.

Activate the yeast


Add in the flours, melted butter, and salt. Mix on medium high speed for about 5 minutes until smooth and passes the windowpane test. Place the dough in a large lightly greased bowl, cover, and proof overnight in the fridge or in a warm environment for about one hour or until doubled in size.

Finish the dough


Divide the dough into 10 pieces, weighing about 80g each.

Divide the dough


To shape the pretzels, roll into a long, skinny rope (about 24" long). Take the two ends and cross them over each other two times.

Shape the pretzels


Then, bring the bottom U part of the dough over and pull the twist through to the top, slightly pressing the ends into the dough.

Shape the pretzels


Transfer the shaped pretzel to an individual parchment square, and repeat with the rest of the dough. Cover the pretzels and proof for about 30 minutes.

Proof the pretzels


Bathe the pretzels (about 2 at a time) for 30 seconds on each side, then place on the baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

Bathe the pretzels


Bake for about 12-15 minutes until deeply golden. Brush the melted butter onto each pretzel. Sprinkle a generous amount of the cinnamon sugar onto each pretzel, and enjoy warm.

Bake & coat in cinnamon sugar