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  Categories: Breads
       Yield: 6 servings
   1 1/4 c  Warm water (85F)
       1 tb Dry yeast
     1/2 ts Sugar
   4 1/2 c  All purpose flour
   Combine water, yeast and sugar and let stand untiil yeast has
   dissolved and is foamy.  Mix in flour and knead for 7-8 minutes. Let
   dough rise covered, in a greased bowl in a warm place, until double
   in bulk. Form into sticks or pretzels and place on greased cookie
   sheets. Apply a thin egg wash (1 egg yolk diluted with 1-2 tbsp water
   or milk) Sprinkle with coarse salt. Allow pretzels to rise until
   almost double in bulk. Bake in preheated 475 F oven for about 10
   minutes. Cool and serve.