Pretzel Rolls

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    Total Time
    2hrs 28mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 3 ratings

These pretzel rolls are boiled briefly to give them their distinctive chewy texture and glossy crust. Slice lengthwise for the start of a delicious sandwich!

recipe updated Sep 4, 2018


  • Raw cane sugar icon
    Raw cane sugar
  • Dried yeast icon
    Dried yeast
  • Salt icon
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
  • Buttermilk icon
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
  • Sea salt icon
    Sea salt
    as needed


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Wooden spoon
  • kCook icon Stove
  • kCook icon Water
  • kCook icon Pastry brush
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Large saucepan
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Baking pan - 13 x 9"

Step preview

  1. Line 2 baking pans with parchment paper
  2. Get a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Add raw cane sugar
  4. Add dried yeast
  5. Add salt
  6. Add softened unsalted butter
  7. Mix together
  8. Add warm buttermilk
  9. Add all purpose flour
  10. Mix until combined
  11. Knead for 5min with dough hook until elastic and cover
  12. Let rise for 1h until springy to touch
  13. Turn out
  14. Shape
  15. Transfer dough to 2 baking pans
  16. Let rise for 30min
  17. Pre-heat
  18. Get a clean large saucepan
  19. Add baking soda
  20. Fill with water
  21. Heat until boiling
  22. Dip 2 rolls into boiling water
  23. Cut rolls
  24. Get a clean small bowl
  25. Add egg white
  26. Beat
  27. Brush egg whites with 2 baking pans
  28. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt
  29. Bake for 20min until golden brown
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