Simple Homemade Pretzel Dogs

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How to Make Simple Homemade Pretzel Dogs



  • 2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 12 ounces warmed beer (110°-120°F)* see notes
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 3¼ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ cup baking soda
  • 1 large egg
  • coarse salt (or pretzel salt)
  • 8 hot dogs


  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. Pour beer into the bowl of a stand mixer (see cooks note if you do not have a stand mixer), sprinkle yeast over top, add honey and stir. Allow yeast to bloom for 5-10 minutes. Once it is nice and foamy, it is ready.
  3. Fill an 8 quart pot with water and bring to a boil over medium high heat. In a small bowl beat egg and 2 tablespoons water with a fork. Set aside. Wash a section of counter top for rolling out dough. Do not flour it or it will be harder to roll out the dough.
  4. Add flour and salt to mixer. Knead for about 3 minutes until the dough comes together in one ball. Add more flour a tablespoon at a time as needed, if bread is too sticky to come together. Dough should be tacky when you pull it out of the mixer, not sticky.
  5. Place dough on counter top and form dough into a ball.
  6. We are going to cut this ball into 8 (somewhat) even pieces. First quarter the ball of dough. Then cut each quarter in half. Roll each piece into a 12” strand.
  7. Place end of dough strand on the end of the hot dog pinching the end together, and then wrap it around the dog until all of the dough is wrapped around the dog. Pinch the ends so they stay together.
  8. Carefully, add baking soda to boiling water. USE CAUTION: IT WILL BUBBLE UP. Place hot dogs into boiling water about 3 at a time. Remove with a slotted spoon after 30 seconds. Place on parchment paper to cool and repeat until all hot dogs have been boiled.
  9. Arrange all pretzel dogs on parchment so they are not touching. Brush egg wash onto each one and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  10. Bake for 11-13 minutes until the tops are browned.


You can mix the dough by manus if you do not screw a oppose mixer. Add beer, leavening and honey to a significant trough. Once the barm blooms impress in the saltish and the flour. Mix with a woodenware. Lag dough out onto floured furniture top and knead for 3-5 transactions until dough is no person sticky. Act with remaining manual.

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