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Dough (King Arthur Flour Soft Pretzel Recipe from soft buttered pretzels)

  • 2 1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons instant yeast
  • 7/8 to 1 cup warm water*
  • *Use the greater amount in the winter, the lesser amount in the summer, and somewhere in between in the spring and fall. Your goal is a soft dough.

King Arthur Flour has an amazing base recipe for pretzels. However, where is the fun in just a basic pretzel? Using the King Arthur Flour Company Soft Pretzel Recipe try creating the topping listed below to add a little more punch to the average pretzel.

For a KICK

Mix 3/4 cup of vegetable oil, 1 package of ranch dressing mix, 1 teaspoon of garlic powder, 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper in a bowl. brush over the hot just from the oven pretzels


Brush hot from the oven pretzels with butter then sand with granulated sugar

Taste of France

Shape the pretzels and place on your baking sheet. Brush the tops with olive oil. Sprinkle herb mixture and bake.

Herb Mixture: 1/2 teaspoon dried basil, 1/2 tablespoon ground savory, 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme, 1/2 tablespoon dried rosemary, 1 tablespoon sea salt.



I used a recipe and image from the King Arthur web site. I did not claim creation of the pretzel recipe and made sure to tie back to the King Arthur website. The purpose and character of use does not infringe on their ownership or seek to claim the work as my own but rather builds on and enhances the original.

The nature of the copyrighted work is a free to all recipe located on a flour company’s website. The recipe is copyright protected. I contend, it would be a violation of fair use to pick up the recipe and claim it as mine

The amount work used is 100% and then new content added to the original text. The addition within my website notes the original work and only claims the toppers as original works.

The effect of the use upon the potential market is a positive for the King Arthur Flour company. The share of the original work to a wider audience or potential duplicate audience without replacing the original work which uses the creating manufacturer’s core products. The use of the original work does not shift revenue from KAF or impact their earning potential.




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