Recipe by Submitted by Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig

  • Prep 2 hours
  • Cook 8-10 min per pan


1 tsp baking soda
1 C sour cream
1 egg
1 C sugar
1/2 C milk
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
3 1/4 C flour


Mix sour cream and baking soda.

Beat egg, add sugar and milk and stir into sour cream mixture.

Mix flour, baking powder and salt.  Combine with egg and sour cream mixture.

Cover bowl and chill in refrigerator for 1 hour until dough is sticky.

Heat oven to 350°

On a floured surface, roll dough into 8 inch logs and form into pretzel or figure eight shape and place on cookie sheet.

Bake for 8-10 minutes until just brown on top.  Do not overbake. Cool on a wire rack.