Cinnamon Raisin Soft Pretzels

“This is from an Amish cookbook..that we picked up on a recent road trip...”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
SERVES:
14
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water, stir in brown sugar and salt -- add cake flour and stir well.
  2. add enough all purpose flour to form a soft dough.
  3. stir in raisins, turn onto floured surface.
  4. knead till smooth -- about 6-8 minutes.
  5. place in a greased bowl, turn to grease top.
  6. cover and let rise at least 40 minutes --
  7. punch dough down.divide into 14 balls.
  8. roll each ball into a 15" long rope.
  9. dissolve baking soda in hot water --
  10. dip each rope in baking soda water and drain on paper towels.
  11. form into pretzel shapes, place on greased sheets.
  12. bake at 400* for 15 minutes --
  13. combine 3/4 cup sugar and 1 tsp ground cinnamon, brush pretzels with the three tablespoons of butter and dip in cinnamon sugar mixture.

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