You are here: Home » Recipes » Amazing Soft Pretzel Rolls Amazing Soft Pretzel Rolls Recipe by Mel's Kitchen Cafe Yield 16 pieces The salty flavor and chewy texture of these traditional soft pretzel rolls are will be a favorite in your house. Mel's Kitchen Cafe PrintEmail Ingredients Dough:1 tablespoon instant yeast2 tablespoons canola or vegetable oil2 cups warm milk, about 100-110F1 1/2 cups warm water, about 100-110F2 teaspoons salt6 1/2 - 8 cups unbleached all-purpose flourWater Bath and Extras:3 quarts water1 tablespoon sugar1/4 cup baking soda Coarse salt for sprinkling Instructions Combine yeast, oil, milk, and water in a bowl with an electric mixer. Add salt and 2 cups of flour. Gradually add remaining flour until a soft dough forms. Knead for 3-4 minutes. Transfer dough to lightly greased bowl. Cover with greased plastic wrap and let sit until doubled in size, about 1-2 hours. Preheat oven to 425F. Portion dough into 16 pieces and place on lightly greased parchment or lightly floured counter. Roll each piece of dough into a round ball. Let sit for 15-20 minutes. Bring water, sugar, and baking soda to a boil. Pinch the bottom of each dough ball to form a pucker. Place 3-4 dough balls into boiling water at a time, leaving for 30 seconds to 1 minute per side. Place boiled dough balls onto baking sheet lined with lightly greased parchment or silpat liner. Using sharp knife or razor, slice 2-3 cuts into top of each roll, about 1/4-inch deep. Lightly sprinkle dough balls with coarse salt. Bake 20-22 minutes, until rolls are deep golden brown. This recipe originally appeared as Amazing Soft Pretzel Rolls on melskitchencafe.com.