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We made Pretzels! (4 pics)

EggsellentEggsellent Posts: 160
edited 6:56PM in EggHead Forum
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<p />Our spawn and I dediced to make pretzels to go with lunch today. They were great! [p]Couple things to keep in mind when your 2 year old "assists" in the preztel making:
- They are messy (especially when it comes to flour)
- They eat flour (eeewwwww)
- If you walk away for 2 seconds, they MAY take a bite out of raw dough (double eeeeeeewwwwwwww).
- They're not very good at making pretzel shapes - but squares and triangles are lots of fun.
- And last but not least...Let them eat the ones they make![p]We had a blast making these...[p]640Dsc00398.jpg[p]640Dsc00393.jpg[p]640Dsc00394.jpg

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  • PakakPakak Posts: 523
    Eggsellent,[p]"They are messy (especially when it comes to flour)"[p]Chip off the ol block, hunh? (Just remembering the pic of Pop making pizza! LOL)
  • Eggsellent,[p]This post had me LOL to the point others at work were walking over to see what was so funny. Sounds like you had a good bounding time with your daughter.[p]Oh yeah......almost forgot.....pretzels look good, no grease as most tend to have. But how did they taste though? Like a pretzel or overwhelmed with BBQ flavor? [p]Howard

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    <p />Pakak,
    Ahhhh yes! Just like dear ol dad...

  • Eggsellent,
    That's awesome!! Did she make one for daddy?
    I know Mr. Backer must be reading this and puffing his chest way out there, I know I would.

  • Howard,
    We had so much fun. I'll be cleaning the floor for a few more hours - but it was well worth it.[p]They tasted really good. I used pre-made pizza dough from our local grocery store (Publix). I brushed a little olive oil mixed with garlic powder on them right before we put them in the egg - then sprinkled with kosher salt. I wouldn't say they tasted like the ones you get at the mall - but more like brick oven pizza crust (just in pretzel form). I'd make them again.

  • egghead2004,
    She made a very special one just for him - can't wait for him to try it (hee hee)!

  • Mark BackerMark Backer Posts: 1,018
    Pakak,[p]Now that is funny. She is still neater with the flour than I am. of course, she eats a lot of it, so there's less to spill.[p]does flour have any fiber?
  • TRexTRex Posts: 2,709
    Eggsellent,[p]Awesome! What dough recipe did you use? How long to cook?[p]Cute one you got there, by the way.[p]TRex
  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    Eggsellent,[p]Looks great. She looks like she might be a little more tidy in the kitchen that pa.[p]Spray a little water on the pretzels and cover with salt or parmasean cheese.[p]CWM
  • Mark BackerMark Backer Posts: 1,018
    Car Wash Mike,[p]Mmmmmm....parmesean cheese....[p]YES!! DO THAT!![p]
  • TRex,
    Thanks.[p]I used pizza dough from the Publix bakery. We rolled it out and cut it into strips, then shaped into pretzels. Brushed with olive oil/garlic powder mixture, then sprinkled kosher salt on top.[p]I used your pizza setup (including the screen), except I lowered the temp to around 450 and cooked for about 10 minutes.[p]I think next time we'll make pretzel bites (instead of shaping them into pretzels - just cut the strips into bite size pieces). Not that it would taste any different - just easier to make probably.

    [ul][li]T-Rex pizza setup[/ul]
  • Bobby-QBobby-Q Posts: 1,993
    Eggsellent,
    I'm still not convinced that cutie pie has Mark Backer as her daddy, she's way toooo cute to convince me of it.[p]The pretzels look awesome and I'd have to say she looks as comfortable around flour as anyone I know in the baking field.[p]Big fun at the Backer houselhold that we all get to share...woot!!

  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    Eggsellent,[p]When you say pizza dough from Publix bakery, how does it come packaged? I'm somewhat familiar with the chain and was hoping my local Hy-Vee might be able to get it.[p]I tried Pillsbury pizza dough and really did like that.[p]CWM
  • Mark BackerMark Backer Posts: 1,018
    Car Wash Mike,[p]It comes in a plastic bag, nice and soft and they keep it right there next to the breads and cakes in the open fronted cooler.
  • Car Wash MikeCar Wash Mike Posts: 11,244
    Mark Backer,[p]Thanks, I don't think I'm going to get so lucky. Publix have some real nice stores. I usually visit the ones in Jax. for the UGA/FL game. Dodn't really have an interest in the game but extends my golf season 14 more days.[p]CWM
  • Lawn RangerLawn Ranger Posts: 5,466
    Eggsellent,
    Beautiful Daughter!.....What's wrong with raw dough?[p]Mike

  • Nature BoyNature Boy Posts: 8,399
    Bobby-Q,
    The image of the girl is a manipulated photo. You can do anything with photoshop. No way a girl can be that cute. :>)
    Cheers!
    Chris

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