Disney’s Biergarten Pretzels

    Disney’s Biergarten Pretzels

    Disney’s Biergarten Pretzels

    Prep time1 hour, 30 minutes
    Cook time12 minutes
    Total time1 hour, 42 minutes


    • 1 packet Dry Yeast
    • 1 1/2 cup Warm Water
    • 1 teaspoon Salt
    • 1 teaspoon Sugar
    • 4 cups All-purpose Flour
    • 2 Eggs
    • 2 tablespoons Water
    • Coarse Salt
    • Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel
    • Mustard (Optional)


    Step 1
    Stir and dissolve yeast in warm water in a large mixing bowl.
    Step 2
    Stir in salt, sugar, and 2 cups of flour.
    Step 3
    Beat until smooth.
    Step 4
    Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make dough easy to handle.
    Step 5
    Turn dough onto a lightly floured surface.
    Step 6
    Knead until smooth and elastic, about 5 minutes.
    Step 7
    Cut dough into 3oz pieces and roll into balls.
    Step 8
    Allow dough to sit for 10 minutes.
    Step 9
    Roll out dough into strings and then twist dough pieces in the middle.
    Step 10
    Pick up the dough string with two hands each hand holding one end.
    Step 11
    Attach the ends to the dough ina pretzel shape.
    Step 12
    Place pretzel on a baking sheet and allow to proof until pretzels string thickness is about doubles as thick.
    Step 13
    Whisk the eggs with water.
    Step 14
    Brush the egg wash on top of the pretzel.
    Step 15
    Sprinkle with coarse salt (or Trader Joe's Everything but the Bagel)
    Step 16
    Put on to baking sheets and bake at 400 degrees for 10-12 minutes, until golden brown.
    Step 17
    Dip in prepared mustard if desired.