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Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].

Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzels

These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Rest Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr 10 mins
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine Universal
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ¼ cup all purpose flour plus 6 tablespoons for kneading
  • ¾ cup white whole wheat flour
  • ½ cup flaxseed meal finely ground
  • 2 ½ teaspoons active dry yeast or 1 packet
  • 1 cup oat milk or any milk
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons honey, maple syrup, or sugar
  • pot of boiling water
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda

topping

  • 1 tablespoon oat milk
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt

Instructions
 

  • In a medium bowl, heat up the milk with sugar until just warmer than room temperature (not cold or hot). Add in the yeast and let it rest for 10 minutes until foamy.
    Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].
  • Add in the rest of the dough ingredients: all purpose flour, white whole wheat flour, flaxseed meal, olive oil, and salt.
    Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].
  • Mix until a dough forms and rest for 30 minutes in a greased bowl.
    Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].
  • Lightly flour surface with the remaining flour and knead the dough. Keep doing this until the dough no longer sticks to the counter, but DO NOT add so much that it becomes dry. You should only need about 6 tablespoons.
    Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].
  • Divide the dough into 8 equal triangles and roll into thin strips.
    Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].
  • Twist the strips into pretzel shapes.
    Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].
  • Mix the boiling water and baking soda, and let the pretzels sit in the water for 30 seconds - 1 minute (no longer!). Place the pretzels on parchment paper and bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 minutes.
    Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].
  • Mix together the olive oil and milk, then brush on the pretzels. Add salt on top and bake for an additional 4-6 minutes. Enjoy!
    Healthy Vegan Soft Pretzles – These pretzels are super soft, moist, and fluffy, with more fiber and healthy fats than the traditional kind. It also has no dairy or eggs, making it vegan-friendly! [alt. text: 4 whole wheat vegan pretzels are on a tray with one torn to show the texture. Course salt is on top with a towel underneath, and flaxseed meal in a small bowl].