|ABC Pretzels help young children learn the alphabet and are delicious to eat!|
1 ½ cups water
1 package dry yeast
4 cups flour
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 egg beaten slightly with 1 tablespoon of water
coarse (Kosher) salt
Dissolve yeast in the water. Mix together flour, sugar and salt. With a large spoon work flour mixture into yeast mixture in a large bowl. When about 3 cups of flour have been worked in, begin to knead mixture on counter while working in the remaining flour.
Divide the dough into 18-24 parts. Shape dough into letters and place on greased cookie sheets. “Paint” with egg-water mixture and sprinkle with salt.
Bake 15 minutes at 425 degrees F.