(makes 12 pretzels)

Weight Loss Recipes : PretzelsIngredients:

  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1½ cups warm water
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 egg white, beaten


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • In a medium bowl, combine water, salt and sugar, then sprinkle yeast on surface of water. Let stand for 10 minutes to activate yeast.
  • Stir in flour and mix well with a wooden spoon.
  • Place dough on a floured surface and knead until smooth. To knead dough, flatten it with your hands, fold the dough into quarters and then flatten again. Do this for about five minutes. Flour your hands and the work surface to keep the dough from sticking.
  • Roll the dough into 12" lengths, about ½" thick. Form the dough strips into different shapes
  • Place on a lightly oiled baking sheet. Brush with egg white or water then sprinkle lightly with salt (optional).
  • Bake at 425 degrees F. for about 15 minutes or until golden brown

Make 12 Servings:

Weight loss recipes Amount Per Serving (1 Pretzel (48 g)): 163 Calories, 5 g Protein, 33 g carbohydrates, 1 g Dietary Fiber, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 16 mg cholesterol, 588 mg sodium


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