Pretzel Rolls

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    2hrs 28mins
  • Serves icon
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based on 4 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 Oct 8, 2019


  • Raw cane sugar icon
    Raw cane sugar
    1 tbsp (14g)
  • Dried yeast icon
    Dried yeast
    2 tsp (8g)
  • Salt icon
    1 tsp (6g)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    2 tbsp (28g)
  • Buttermilk icon
    1.75 cups (420ml)
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    4 cups (518g)
  • Baking soda icon
    Baking soda
    about ½ cup (112g)
  • Egg white icon
    Egg white
    1 (30g)
  • 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 clean baking pans with parchment paper
  2. Add raw cane sugar, dried yeast, salt and unsalted butter to a clean large mixing bowl
  3. Mix together
  4. Add buttermilk and all purpose flour to the dough
  5. Mix until combined
  6. Knead until elastic and cover - 5 min, dough hook
  7. Let rise until springy to touch - 1 hr
  8. Turn out
  9. Shape
  10. Transfer dough to 2 baking pans
  11. Let rise - 30 min
  12. Pre-heat oven - 220°C
  13. Add baking soda to a clean large saucepan
  14. Fill with water
  15. Heat until boiling
  16. Dip rolls into boiling water
  17. Cut baking pans
  18. Add egg white to a clean small bowl
  19. Beat
  20. Brush egg whites with 2 baking pans
  21. Sprinkle with sea salt
  22. Bake until golden brown - 20 min, 220°C
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