Description Edit

Who says garlic is pricey for exotic food preparation? This tangy pretzel is made with real herbs and is great for side dishes or appetizers, as it delivers a white-hot aroma that it relishes.


Ingredients Edit

  • 2 packs yeast
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted, reserving 3 tablespoons for drizzling
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder, optional
  • 4 – 5 cups flour
  • 1 ½ cup warm water
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp. salt, kosher, rock, or iodized only
  • 1 tbsp. basil
  • 1 tbsp. sugar, brown or white only
  • 1 tbsp. parsley

Directions Edit

  1. Dissolve baking powder (optional) and yeast in water and butter. Add salt and sugar.
  2. Blend or mix with 2 cups flour.
  3. Crush garlic and add with herbs.
  4. Add 2 cups more flour, and more if dough is too sticky.
  5. Roll into snakes or lines and shape. Sprinkle with kosher salt, if desired.
  6. Bake at 425° F for 10 – 15 minutes or until browned. Serve hot and plain or with other appetizers or side dishes. Drizzle with the remaining melted butter.
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