Homemade Whole-Wheat Pretzels

You can make this whole batch of pretzels for less than what one costs at the mall.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • ½ Tbsp. yeast
  • ¾ cup warm water
  • ½ Tbsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 tsp. coarse salt


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Mix together yeast, water, and sugar. Add salt and flours.
  • Place on a floured board. Knead a few times and pinch off a small lump of dough. Roll into desired shape.
  • Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and sprinkle with salt. Repeat with remaining dough. Bake 12–15 minutes until golden brown.