Who’s up for a pretzel? Or better, a super sized pretzel! With giant-sized food trending right now and the many recipes we’re shared thanks to PopSugar, like the giant ice cream sandwich, and so on, we’ve found a new giant creation to share. And this time, it’s a big, big pretzel. What better way to spend an evening making a giant pretzel and then getting to snack on the whole thing after! But if you’re not going to gobble that all by yourself, then get some help – we suggest making this for a dinner party or any party for that matter, where the giant pretzel would serve as a perfect source for guests to grab a little piece of bread to go with whatever they’re having. Sounds perfect, right?
We’re mega fans of PopSugar, and thanks to them, we can all make this giant pretzel at home. Here’s how:
To help you gather what you need before you get cookin’, here are the ingredients:
4 13.8-ounce cans Pillsbury™ classic pizza crust
1 tablespoon baking soda
3 tablespoons water
1 egg, beaten
1 tablespoon coarse salt
And because we know you’re going to get started right away, here’s the recipe (just the way they’re telling us to do it):
- Preheat oven to 425ºF and cover a large baking sheet with parchment paper. Lightly coat with cooking spray and set aside.
- Unroll 4 cans of dough, stack the dough, and carefully re-roll into a long rope, stretching the dough evenly until it is approximately 6 feet long. To make the pretzel shape, form the dough into a U. Twist the ends together twice and press down slightly to seal. Pick the end up and fold over so they rest on the bottom of the u shape and press the ends to stick. Place pretzel onto the baking sheet.
- In a small microwave safe bowl, heat water for 30 seconds or until hot. Add baking soda and stir until dissolved. Gently brush the baking soda mixture over the top of the pretzel and let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
- Brush pretzel with the beaten egg, and sprinkle generously with coarse salt. Bake for 30 to 35 or until the top of the pretzel is golden brown. Remove from the oven and serve warm with your favorite dipping sauces.