3 1/2 Cup All purpose flour 2 Tablespoon Sugar 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Package Active dry yeast 1 Cup Water
1 Tablespoon Margerine 1 Tablespoon Water 1 Egg yolk, beaten Coarse salt
Mix 1 cup flour, sugar, salt and undissolved yeast. Heat 1c water and margarine to 123 degrees. Gradually add to dry ingredients; beat 2 mins at medium speed of mixer. Add 1/2c flour.
Beat at high speed 2 mins. Stir in enough additional flour to make a soft dough. On floured board, knead 5 mins. Set in greased bowl; turn to grease top. Cover and let rise in warm draft-free place 40 mins.
Divide dough into 12 equal pieces. Roll each into a 20 inch rope.
Shape into pretzels or other things. Place on greased baking sheets. Cover, let rise 5 mins. Mix egg yolk and 1T water; brush on pretzles. Sprinkle with coarse salt.