Twisty Breadsticks










These are the kids most favorite breadsticks!  I like them because they’re relatively quick and easy for yeast dough. Goes great with Italian food.

LittleChefTip: Let kids shape their own breadsticks.  They can even try twisting them into shapes of the alphabet!


Twisty Breadsticks

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Serves: 12

  • 1 ½ cups warm water
  • 1 tablespoon instant yeast
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 ½ cups bread flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted (for the baking sheet)
  1. Mix all ingredients (except melted butter) in a large bowl or electric mixer and knead for three minutes.
  2. Let the dough rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Heat oven to 375 degrees.
  4. Spread melted butter onto an 11X17-inch baking sheet.
  5. Roll out the breadstick dough about ¼ to ½-inch thick and cut into strips with a pizza cutter.
  6. Twist slightly if desired and place about ½-inch apart on the baking sheet.
  7. Sprinkle with garlic salt, herbs of choice (thyme, basil, oregano) and parmesan cheese.
  8. Cover with greased plastic wrap and let rise 30 minutes. Bake 15-20 minutes at 375 degrees until golden brown.



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