Puff Pastry Pretzel or soft pretzels are popular German Snacks between meals. It's surprisingly easy to make soft oven-baked pretzels right in your kitchen. You only need a few ingredients.

Soft Oven-Baked Pretzels [Vegan]

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For the Pretzels:

  • 1 package of puff pastry
  • coarse salt

For the Lye bath:

  • 10 ounces water
  • .53 ounces baking soda


  1. Preheat the oven to 392° F top / bottom heat.
  2. Put the puff pastry on the fridge and let it rest for about 10 minutes.
  3. Roll out the puff pastry.
  4. Cut into four strips of equal width.
  5. Then roll these together and shape into pretzels.
  6. Bring the water to the boil in a saucepan, then stir in the baking soda.
  7. Now immerse the pretzel in the lye bath for 10 seconds and place it directly on the prepared baking sheet.
  8. Now just add a little coarse salt to the pretzel.
  9. Bake for about 15-20 minutes.


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