1 1/2 cups warm water
1 Tbs yeast
1 Tbs sugar
Set aside for 5 minutes.
Mix together in a separate bowl:
1 tsp salt
4 cups flour
Add yeast mixture to the dry ingredients and mix together to make dough. Roll the dough into a long snake. Cut the dough into small sections with scissors. Form individual shapes. Brush beaten egg on the pretzels shapes with a pastry brush and sprinkle with coarse slat. Bake at 425°F for 12 minutes.
cutting the pretzel dough apart with kitchen scissors
painting on some beaten egg with a pastry brush
watching and waiting for them to bake
enjoying the finished product