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Easy buttery soft pretzels are crispy outside, pillowy inside, and so delicious
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Soft Pretzels

Easy soft pretzels with a crispy outer part, and a pillowy soft inside. These are ridiculously easy to make, and taste awesome. You will absolutely love this recipe for soft pretzels.
Prep Time35 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade soft pretzel, soft pretzel
Servings: 8
Calories: 147kcal
Author: Rachael


  • 2 1/2 c all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 2 1/4 tsp instant quick rise yeast
  • 1 cup warm water 110 degrees F
  • Melted butter to brush on top after baking

Soda Wash

  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 Tbs Baking soda


  • Mix ingredients in mixer
  • Put in Ziploc bag, let rise 30 mins
  • Cut into 8 pieces, roll into ropes and pretzels. (this is the point where you freeze them if not making them day of)
  • Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F
  • Lightly grease a baking sheet
  • Dip each pretzel into the soda wash.
  • Sprinkle with salt, let rest 10 mins
  • Bake for 9 to 10 minutes.
  • Brush with butter while hot
  • Soda wash:
  • · Whisk together 1/2 cup warm water and 1 tbsp baking soda
  • · Cook in microwave 1 min


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 4g | Sodium: 559mg | Potassium: 52mg | Fiber: 1g | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1.8mg