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Vegan Sourdough Pretzels - holycowvegan.net

Sourdough Pretzels

Vaishali · Holy Cow! Vegan Recipes
My vegan Sourdough Pretzels are fluffy and light as a cloud. You won't be able to stop eating them, which is one good reason to make these asap.
5 from 8 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 27 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Bread, Bread rolls
Cuisine Soy-free, Vegan
Servings 12 pretzels
Calories 152 kcal


For glaze:

  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Sea salt or pink salt for sprinkling


  • Mix the yeast and almond milk in a bowl and set aside to "bloom"
  • Place the remaining pretzel ingredients in a bowl and, using your hand or a stand mixer, mix well. Knead the dough until it has a smooth consistency and can be formed into a round ball. It should not be too stiff--  if that's the case, add a little water, a tiny bit at a time.
  • Place the ball of dough in a lightly greased bowl, turning over once to coat, cover with a kitchen towel or plastic wrap, and set aside in a warm place for about 45 minutes. The dough will rise a little.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Place the dough on a lightly greased surface and fold a few times to deflate the air. Divide into 12 equal parts.
  • Take one part and cover the rest with a kitchen towel to keep them from drying. Roll the dough into a ball and then into a rope, tapering the ends. You want a rope around 18 inches in length.
  • Take the ends of the rope and criss-cross them to make a loop. Twist one more time, then bring the ends back over the top of the pretzel and tuck them in.
  • Place the pretzels, about 2 inches apart, on a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  • Make the glaze by dissolving the sugar in water. Brush the tops of the pretzels with this mixture and then sprinkle on some salt. I used fine-grained Himalayan sea salt because I didn't want big particles of salt on my pretzels, but use coarse salt if you wish.
  • Bake the pretzels for 27 minutes or until the tops are lightly golden-brown.


These are perfect on their own, but dipped in some Mojo de Ajo, they are divine.
You can find my sourdough starter recipe here.


Calories: 152kcalCarbohydrates: 29gProtein: 5gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 299mgPotassium: 38mgFiber: 1gSugar: 2gCalcium: 11mgIron: 1mg
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