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Homemade Vegan Soft Pretzels

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 90 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 1 hour 45 minutes
  • Yield: 6 Soft Pretzels 1x
  • Category: Snack, Appetizer
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American, Vegan


It only takes a few, simple pantry ingredients to make these yummy, Homemade Vegan Soft Pretzels.


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar
  • 2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 3/4 cups AP flour
  • 8 cups water
  • 1/3 cup baking soda
  • 2 Tbs unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 Tbs maple syrup
  • kosher salt to taste


  1. Whisk brown sugar and yeast in warm water.  Wait 10 minutes for yeast to bloom
  2. Mix flour and salt
  3. Slowly pour the wet ingredients into the dry and mix until a stiff dough ball forms
  4. Knead 1-2 minutes.
  5. Cover and let rise 1 hr in a warm place.
  6. Dissolve baking soda in 8 cups water and bring to a simmer
  7. Preheat oven to 450° F oven and line cookie sheet with parchment or silpat
  8. Divide dough into 6 portions
  9. Roll each ball into a 24" log, and then form into pretzels
  10. Drop pretzels into water bath for at leatst 30 seconds to 1 minute
  11. Remove carefully and place on cookie sheet, repeat.
  12. Brush pretzels with eggless wash and sprinkle on kosher salt
  13. Bake 10-15 minutes or until browned
  14. Serve with vegan cheese sauce, mustard, or eat plain.

Keywords: vegan pretzels