First, heat a cup of milk for 1 minute.
Add 1 tbsp of instant yeast to the milk and let it sit for 3 minutes
Meanwhile mix 3 tbsp of brown sugar an 2 tbsp of melted butter in a big mixing bowl. Stir for about 5 seconds.
This is how your yeast will look like.
Mix the yeast into the big bowl.
Add in 1 cup of flower and 1tsp of fine salt.
Mix around for 1-2 minutes on low speed.
Add in the remaining 1 1/4 cups of flour and mix. For 10 minutes.
While that is happening grease a bowl with non stick cooking spray.
This is how it should look like.
Place it in the greased bowl, grease the top of the dough and cover the cling with wrap.
Place in a warm area not easily disturbed. Let sit for 1/2 or until doubled in size.
Preheat your oven to 350*F
Cut them into 12 even pieces.
Add 1/3 cup of banking soda into a bowl. And add in 1 1/2 cups of warm water. Give a little mixe.
After you shape your pretzels, dip them in the banking soda mixture and put them on a greased baking pan.
Bake for 7-9 minutes or until golden brown.
Then coat them in butter.
Then they are all done.