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Ashlee Christopher: WOW this blog is awesome! These look just like the ones ya get at the mall! First time here! Loving your blog :).
Thanks for sharing!
xox
Ash
http://abpetite.blogspot.com/ August 14, 2012 at 8:36pm Reply

Nicole, RD: These are a weakness of mine. I smell them and am instantaneously hungry…only for Auntie Anne’s! August 15, 2012 at 4:16am Reply

sally @ sallys baking addiction: Jaclyn, I think myself and the rest of the world can THANK YOU for posting what may be the best recipe on the planet! I am a huge sucker for those auntie anne’s pretzels. My bf and I split one every time we’re at the mall! I honestly cannot resist them. Never have made them at home but something tells me it would be very dangerous (but worth it!) if I gave it a go. :) August 15, 2012 at 7:49am Reply

Jaclyn: Thanks for your comments, hope you can make them very soon =)! August 15, 2012 at 8:51am Reply

Melanie: Ok, those pretzels look amazing (even BETTER than the mall variety and that’s saying a lot because I love the mall ones). August 15, 2012 at 3:07pm Reply

Shawn @ I Wash…You Dry: I really need to make these! I am a huge sucker for those soft pretzels! YUM! August 15, 2012 at 7:54pm Reply

Rusty: Need or knead? I need pretzels but I knead my dough. August 16, 2012 at 7:09am Reply

Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious: I absolutely love copycat recipes. And your version looks a hell of a lot better than Aunt Annie’s! August 16, 2012 at 8:18am Reply

yummy tasty: mmmm Its looks Yummy And Amazing Too
and your way to write i love it :) August 17, 2012 at 8:45am Reply

Yammie: Hey! Glad you liked the recipe! They look awesome. :) August 17, 2012 at 9:58am Reply

Jaclyn: Thanks Yammie, thanks for posting an amazing recipe! Love your blog! August 18, 2012 at 7:58am Reply

Candace Stevenson: my dough is currently rising! I can’t WAIT to eat these! Thanks for sharing :)
Lovely Little Rants August 18, 2012 at 6:16pm Reply

Anonymous: it’s auntie annes isnt it? August 19, 2012 at 3:22pm Reply

Jaclyn: Ha ha ha yes, I’m such an airhead sometimes, thanks =)! August 20, 2012 at 7:21pm Reply

Sook: Oh my.. I’m loving your blog!! I wish you had a facebook page. It’d be easier for me to check back on your blog if I had a reminder.. I just followed your pinterest though. :) I just saw a mormon badge on your side bar. I’m LDS too! So fun to meet another LDS food blogger! :) August 22, 2012 at 9:34pm Reply

Anonymous: thank you so much for posting this! We don’t have auntie anne’s prezels in Germany and they just came out soooo good! Especially the ones with sugar and cinnamon August 24, 2012 at 5:15am Reply

Anonymous: heavy heavy sigh – wish these were gluten free…look soooo yummy August 24, 2012 at 10:46am Reply

Carissa Rasmussen: wow those look delicious. I’ve tried some pretzel bites from a recipe I found on pinterest..very disappointing. Hopefully this one works. Can’t wait to try August 25, 2012 at 4:08pm Reply

vanessa: I did today, it came out great!Tastes very good and the kids love it! Thanks for the recipe! August 26, 2012 at 6:33pm Reply

Richa Singh: Thanks Yammie, thanks for providing best information like this. You should make this Diwali some recipe in sweet like BESAN LADOO RECIPE- Diwali Special
September 1, 2012 at 10:12am Reply

Anonymous: I was wondering what non dairy milk can I substitute for. Thanks they look delish September 13, 2012 at 9:18am Reply

Kayla: These were sooooo yummy!! We just finished eating them! Thanks for posting!! Just curious, What is the purpose of the baking soda wash? September 13, 2012 at 3:00pm Reply

Jaclyn: Kayla – I believe it is to help form that nice golden brown crust. I think it also improves texture and flavor. It adds to the puffiness. Thanks for your comment, glad you enjoyed! September 13, 2012 at 8:06pm Reply

Jaclyn: Anonymous – I would recommend trying unsweetened almond milk, soy milk would probably work well too. September 14, 2012 at 8:26am Reply

Evelyn: Do you have the recipe for the ALMOND FLAVORED pretzels at Auntie Anne’s? October 19, 2012 at 12:43am Reply

Jaclyn: Evelyn – no I don’t sorry, I’ve actually never tried that kind but I’ll have to. I’d imagine some almond extract might do the trick and maybe a little more sugar if they are a sweet version. October 19, 2012 at 9:12am Reply

TwinsMommy: another dip recommend: cream cheese. especially with the sweet flavors. I’m pinning this recipe and need to try it October 23, 2012 at 7:08pm Reply

Anonymous: I just made these for my husband’s birthday, they came out great! I also am dairy free so I used nucoa in place of butter and unsweetened rice milk for the milk. Almond and soy tend to be thicker than cow’s milk but so far rice milk has never let me down as a substitute, just be sure to shake it! October 24, 2012 at 4:57pm Reply

Nikki Da Lovely: You are my God sent blessing! I know that sounds a bit extreme but I have ALWAYS loved Auntie Anne’s! I remember going to the mall as a kid begging which ever family was with me for one and then I became a teenager and got a job in the mall and went to Auntie Anne’s whenever I wanted. NOW, I live in lower Alabama and NO ONE knows of these scrumptious treats! This seriously has made my day, hahaha You cannot believe how ecstatic I am that I found this recipe on pinterest! October 31, 2012 at 3:34am Reply

Jaclyn: Nikki – so glad to hear you were happy to see this recipe, I hope you love these! October 31, 2012 at 9:33pm Reply

Liz Goodman: Evelyn – Auntie Anne’s uses the same pretzel dough for all of their pretzels. The almond pretzels are laid flat in an candied-almond crumb mix and then baked as normal. I have no idea what goes into the almond crumb mix, but I do know that they don’t do anything different to the dough — at least, they didn’t ten years ago when I was an Auntie Anne’s prezel girl. :) November 18, 2012 at 1:00pm Reply

Anonymous: Just made these pretzels, family loved them. I will make these again, they were just like mall pretzels. November 27, 2012 at 6:08pm Reply

 

  • Ashlee Christopher: WOW this blog is awesome! These look just like the ones ya get at the mall! First time here! Loving your blog :).
    Thanks for sharing!
    xox
    Ash
    http://abpetite.blogspot.com/ August 14, 2012 at 8:36pm Reply

  • Nicole, RD: These are a weakness of mine. I smell them and am instantaneously hungry…only for Auntie Anne’s! August 15, 2012 at 4:16am Reply

  • sally @ sallys baking addiction: Jaclyn, I think myself and the rest of the world can THANK YOU for posting what may be the best recipe on the planet! I am a huge sucker for those auntie anne’s pretzels. My bf and I split one every time we’re at the mall! I honestly cannot resist them. Never have made them at home but something tells me it would be very dangerous (but worth it!) if I gave it a go. :) August 15, 2012 at 7:49am Reply

  • Jaclyn: Thanks for your comments, hope you can make them very soon =)! August 15, 2012 at 8:51am Reply

  • Melanie: Ok, those pretzels look amazing (even BETTER than the mall variety and that’s saying a lot because I love the mall ones). August 15, 2012 at 3:07pm Reply

  • Shawn @ I Wash…You Dry: I really need to make these! I am a huge sucker for those soft pretzels! YUM! August 15, 2012 at 7:54pm Reply

  • Rusty: Need or knead? I need pretzels but I knead my dough. August 16, 2012 at 7:09amReply

  • Chung-Ah | Damn Delicious: I absolutely love copycat recipes. And your version looks a hell of a lot better than Aunt Annie’s! August 16, 2012 at 8:18am Reply

  • yummy tasty: mmmm Its looks Yummy And Amazing Too
    and your way to write i love it :) August 17, 2012 at 8:45am Reply

  • Yammie: Hey! Glad you liked the recipe! They look awesome. :) August 17, 2012 at 9:58amReply

  • Jaclyn: Thanks Yammie, thanks for posting an amazing recipe! Love your blog! August 18, 2012 at 7:58am Reply

  • Candace Stevenson: my dough is currently rising! I can’t WAIT to eat these! Thanks for sharing :)

    Lovely Little Rants August 18, 2012 at 6:16pm Reply

  • Anonymous: it’s auntie annes isnt it? August 19, 2012 at 3:22pm Reply

  • Jaclyn: Ha ha ha yes, I’m such an airhead sometimes, thanks =)! August 20, 2012 at 7:21pmReply

  • Sook: Oh my.. I’m loving your blog!! I wish you had a facebook page. It’d be easier for me to check back on your blog if I had a reminder.. I just followed your pinterest though. :) I just saw a mormon badge on your side bar. I’m LDS too! So fun to meet another LDS food blogger! :) August 22, 2012 at 9:34pm Reply

  • Anonymous: thank you so much for posting this! We don’t have auntie anne’s prezels in Germany and they just came out soooo good! Especially the ones with sugar and cinnamonAugust 24, 2012 at 5:15am Reply

  • Anonymous: heavy heavy sigh – wish these were gluten free…look soooo yummy August 24, 2012 at 10:46am Reply

  • Carissa Rasmussen: wow those look delicious. I’ve tried some pretzel bites from a recipe I found on pinterest..very disappointing. Hopefully this one works. Can’t wait to try August 25, 2012 at 4:08pm Reply

  • vanessa: I did today, it came out great!Tastes very good and the kids love it! Thanks for the recipe! August 26, 2012 at 6:33pm Reply

  • Richa Singh: Thanks Yammie, thanks for providing best information like this. You should make this Diwali some recipe in sweet like BESAN LADOO RECIPE- Diwali Special
    September 1, 2012 at 10:12am Reply

  • Anonymous: I was wondering what non dairy milk can I substitute for. Thanks they look delish September 13, 2012 at 9:18am Reply

  • Kayla: These were sooooo yummy!! We just finished eating them! Thanks for posting!! Just curious, What is the purpose of the baking soda wash? September 13, 2012 at 3:00pm Reply

  • Jaclyn: Kayla – I believe it is to help form that nice golden brown crust. I think it also improves texture and flavor. It adds to the puffiness. Thanks for your comment, glad you enjoyed! September 13, 2012 at 8:06pm Reply

  • Jaclyn: Anonymous – I would recommend trying unsweetened almond milk, soy milk would probably work well too. September 14, 2012 at 8:26am Reply

  • Evelyn: Do you have the recipe for the ALMOND FLAVORED pretzels at Auntie Anne’s?October 19, 2012 at 12:43am Reply

  • Jaclyn: Evelyn – no I don’t sorry, I’ve actually never tried that kind but I’ll have to. I’d imagine some almond extract might do the trick and maybe a little more sugar if they are a sweet version. October 19, 2012 at 9:12am Reply

  • TwinsMommy: another dip recommend: cream cheese. especially with the sweet flavors. I’m pinning this recipe and need to try it October 23, 2012 at 7:08pm Reply

  • Anonymous: I just made these for my husband’s birthday, they came out great! I also am dairy free so I used nucoa in place of butter and unsweetened rice milk for the milk. Almond and soy tend to be thicker than cow’s milk but so far rice milk has never let me down as a substitute, just be sure to shake it! October 24, 2012 at 4:57pm Reply

  • Nikki Da Lovely: You are my God sent blessing! I know that sounds a bit extreme but I have ALWAYS loved Auntie Anne’s! I remember going to the mall as a kid begging which ever family was with me for one and then I became a teenager and got a job in the mall and went to Auntie Anne’s whenever I wanted. NOW, I live in lower Alabama and NO ONE knows of these scrumptious treats! This seriously has made my day, hahaha You cannot believe how ecstatic I am that I found this recipe on pinterest! October 31, 2012 at 3:34am Reply

    • Jaclyn: Nikki – so glad to hear you were happy to see this recipe, I hope you love these! October 31, 2012 at 9:33pm Reply

  • Liz Goodman: Evelyn – Auntie Anne’s uses the same pretzel dough for all of their pretzels. The almond pretzels are laid flat in an candied-almond crumb mix and then baked as normal. I have no idea what goes into the almond crumb mix, but I do know that they don’t do anything different to the dough — at least, they didn’t ten years ago when I was an Auntie Anne’s prezel girl. :) November 18, 2012 at 1:00pm Reply

  • Anonymous: Just made these pretzels, family loved them. I will make these again, they were just like mall pretzels. November 27, 2012 at 6:08pm Reply

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This is quite the site...I finally took a break to check it out. Each week or month (time flies so who can say), I have received an email with a LOT of book stuff in it...a real lot. It is their newsletter.  I scroll through it, but I am a "words" guy...and the newsletter has so many book covers and authors stuffed among large titles and small text that I get vertigo.

 

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Hello Peeky,

 

you liked the books images. It is important to show these books qualitatively and in the best light for advertising. So I tried to do it realistically and think need to show both versions to show diversity.

 

I would like $XXX per a version.

 

Please see the attached new PDF. I think this font is easier to read and it is combined with "Peeky" inscription. I also changed the background under the text in this area.

 

Hope everything is okay now.

 

Best regards,

 

Ruslan

 

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Peeky

 

$XXX per book is fine.  On the cover, though...I will review  it with the publisher this week. I am still concerned with the font

 

Take a look at these covers. What makes them easy to read at less than full size???

 

Peeky

 

 

 

Ruslan Vigovsky

 

Hello Peeky,

 

You attached very simple covers with black font on white and yellow background. It is known that such a combination  looks contrastly.

 

We have more complex concept and the text is on the non-uniform background. Also there is a lot of the text. I made one more version of the cover and decided to leave the previous font, but increase the distance between the letters (range kerning). It is easier to read.

 

Best regards,

 

Ruslan

 

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Peeky

 

That sure makes a big difference!  I will run it by the Publisher. Looks good. Interesting because it looks bigger and the font characters look fuller

 

Peeky

 

 

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