Breadstick Recipes

Breadsticks are easy to make and delicious to eat! Read on for some scrumptious breadstick recipes.
| Monday, September 22, 2008

Did you know that breadsticks originated in Turin and the surrounding areas of Italy? Today breadsticks are used as appetizers in restaurants and homes.

Since breadsticks are easy to make, most people like to bake their own breadsticks in order to serve it fresh and hot. Here are some breadstick recipes just for you.

 

 

Garlic Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup of Butter or Margarine
  • 1 tablespoon of Parsley flakes
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of Garlic (powder)
  • 1 tablespoon of Oil
  • 3 cups of Flour
  • ½ a teaspoon of Salt
  • 1 tablespoon of Baking Powder
  • ¾ - 1 cup of Milk

How to Make It

  • First preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Then place the oil and butter in a pan measuring 9 x 13 inches and put it in the oven so that the butter melts. Next dry stir the ingredients together and gradually add milk. Keep on stirring until the dough is formed. Once that is done, leave the bowl aside.
  • Now knead the dough in the bowl, 5 to 6 times and then place it on the counter top. Then roll it into a 9 x 13 inch rectangle. Now sprinkle ½ a teaspoon of garlic powder and ½ a teaspoon of salt in the melted butter. Next place the dough in the pre-heated 9 x 13 inch pan atop the melted butter, garlic powder and salt mixture. Then cut the breadsticks into ½ inch strips and bake at 425 degrees for about 20 minutes.

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Sweet and Spicy Bacon Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 lb of Bacon (thinly sliced)
  • Cayenne Pepper (according to taste)
  • A cup of Brown Sugar
  • 18 - 20 Breadsticks (plain)

How to Make It

  • First heat the oven to 350 degrees and then use aluminum foil to line 2 rimmed baking sheets. On each sheet place a cooling rack.
  • Next around each breadstick, spiral-wrap 1 slice of bacon. Now take a shallow dish and put some brown sugar in it. Also sprinkle cayenne generously. Once that is done, roll each bacon-wrapped breadstick in sugar until it is coated with it. Now place the breadsticks on the racks.
  • Bake the breadsticks while turning frequently and until the bacon turns golden in color. This should take about 15 to 25 minutes.
  • When the breadsticks are ready, cool them on clean racks and store them in airtight containers. These delicious breadsticks should be prepared 1 hour and up to about 8 hours in advance.

Garlic and Cheese Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups of Flour
  • ½ a cup of Milk
  • 1 Egg
  • 1 teaspoon of Sugar
  • ½ a teaspoon of Salt
  • ¼ cup of Butter (Melted)
  • 3 teaspoons of Instant Yeast
  • ¾ teaspoon of Seasoning (Italian)
  • 1 teaspoon of Garlic (minced)
  • ¼ a cup of Parmesan cheese (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon of Butter (softened)
  • ¼ cup of Water (hot)

How to Make It

  • First use your food processor to blend the bread flour, yeast, salt, sugar, garlic, Italian seasoning, grated Parmesan cheese as well as the softened butter. Then stir together hot water and milk and slowly pour in this mixture until the contents turn into a ball.
  • Next add the egg and turn on the food processor for 30 seconds to knead the dough. Now take the dough out of the food processor and knead it slowly and lightly by hand. Once that is over, take a large bowl and lightly oil it. Then place the dough in it and turn it to coat it with oil. Later take a damp cloth to cover the dough and place the dough in a warm place till it doubles in volume. This should take about an hours time.
  • Now take the dough out and punch it and then put it out on a surface that is lightly floured. Then roll the dough into a 10 * 12 inch rectangle and use a pizza cutter of knife to slice the dough lengthwise into about ten strips. Later cut these strips further into half. Use the melted butter to brush the top of the strips and then sprinkle the strips with Parmesan cheese.
  • Once you have completed the above steps, cover the breadsticks for 30 minutes to let it rise. Next preheat the oven to 375 degrees and place the breadsticks in the oven for about 18 to 23 minutes. Then turn on the broiler and brush the breadsticks with the remaining Parmesan cheese and butter. Now broil the breadsticks until the cheese begins to turn golden brown in color.

Easy Herb Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ teaspoon of salt
  • 2 cups of Bread Flour
  • 1 teaspoon of Olive Oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of Yeast (quick rising)
  • 1 teaspoon of Honey
  • 1 tablespoon of Fresh Rosemary (minced)
  • 1 tablespoon of Fresh Thyme (minced)
  • ¾ cup of Warm Water

How to Make It

  • In a food processor mix the flour, salt and yeast and then add the oil, rosemary, thyme and honey. Next mix in water gradually in order to bind the dough together and wait till the dough turns into a ball. Once this is complete, move the dough onto the work surface and knead by hand until in becomes smooth and elastic.
  • Now lightly oil a large bowl and add the dough in it. Turn the dough in order to coat it with oil. Once that is done, cover the bowl with a plastic wrap and then a towel and let it rise until it is doubled. This process should be over in an hour!
  • Next punch the dough and divide it into 16 equal pieces. Then roll each piece between the work surface and palms and make them 12 inch long and about ½ inch wide ropes. Place the ropes on 2 baking sheets with about 1 inch space between them and let it rise uncovered for about 30 minutes.
  • With that ready, heat the oven to 325 degrees and bake the breadsticks until they turn pale golden in color and crisp. Now transfer the breadsticks to the rack and allow it to cool.

Twisted Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • ¾ teaspoon of Paprika
  • ¼ cup of Fresh Parsley (chopped)
  • A can of Breadstick dough (refrigerated)
  • ¼ cup of Chives (fresh) or 2 tablespoons (freeze dried)

How to Make It

  • First of all preheat to 350 degrees. Now unroll the dough and make it 18 inches in length. Now using cooking spray, coat the dough evenly and then sprinkle with parsley, chives and paprika and press gently.
  • Once that is done, cut the dough crosswise in half and cut along its perforations to make 24 breadsticks. Next twist each breadstick and place each of them on the baking sheet.
  • Now bake the breadsticks in the oven for about 15 minutes or until it turns brown in color. Use an airtight container or a zip top plastic bag to store the leftover breadsticks.

Pepperoni and Cheese Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • ½ a cup of Water (cold)
  • ½ a cup of Pepperoni (chopped)
  • ¼ cup of Margarine or Butter (melted)
  • A cup of Pizza Sauce
  • 2 cups of Baking Mix (Bisquick original)
  • 1 tablespoon of Parmesan cheese (grated)

How to Make It

  • To begin, heat the oven to 425 degrees. Then mix the cold water, mix and pepperoni and beat 20 strokes. Now dust the surface with baking mix and turn the dough onto the surface. Coat it with the baking mix and knead it about 5 times.
  • Now roll the dough into squares measuring about 10 inches and cut in half. Then cut each of the halves crosswise into 14 strips. With that done, twist each end in opposite directions and place on an ungreased cookie sheet, ensuring that the ends press onto the cookie sheet. Now brush them with margarine and sprinkle with cheese.
  • Next bake the pieces in the oven until it turns golden brown, or approximately 10 to 12 minutes. Heat the pizza sauce too and serve the delicious breadsticks with it.

Quick Jalapeno Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon of Butter (unsalted)
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of Salt
  • ½ Onion (finely chopped)
  • Some Cornmeal
  • 2 teaspoons of active Yeast (dry)
  • ¼ a cup of Water (warm)
  • 1 ½ teaspoon of Sugar
  • 6 Jalapenos (seeded and chopped)
  • 1 cup of Buttermilk
  • 3 ½ cups of Bread Flour

How to Make It

  • First sauté the onions in butter over a medium flame and until it turns light brown in color. Now remove from heat and put it aside. Then grease three large baking sheets and sprinkle some cornmeal over them. Take some warm water in a mixing bowl and sprinkle some yeast over it. Now wait for the yeast to dissolve in the water. Once it is ready, stir in salt, sugar, sautéed onions, buttermilk, chopped jalapenos and 2 cups of flour. Then beat the mixture well and pour in the remaining flour to make the dough easy to mix.
  • Next flour the surface and knead the dough on it for about 5 minutes. Then put in a greased bowl and cover it for about 1 ½ to 2 hours, until it doubles. Next punch down the dough and divide it into 4 equal parts. Now roll out one part to make an 8 x 8 inch square and use a pizza cutter or knife to cut it into 8 equal strips. Put the strips on the baking sheet and repeat the procedure for the other piece of dough.
  • Let it remain like this for about 30 minutes if you want chewier, denser breadsticks and 1 hour if you want them to be light and airy. Once that is done, put it in the preheated oven at 400 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes or until they turn a lovely golden brown.

Italian Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup of Parmesan Cheese (grated)
  • ¾ teaspoon of Garlic Powder
  • A can of Breadsticks (refrigerated)
  • A can of Cooking Spray (butter-flavored)
  • 1 teaspoon of Italian Seasoning (dried)

How to Make It

  • First mix the garlic powder, Italian seasoning and parmesan cheese and set it aside. Then stretch the breadsticks to about 12 inches in length. Now twist 2 breadsticks together and then place them on the baking sheet.
  • Now bake the breadsticks at 350 degrees for 10 minutes. Once that is done, use the cooking spray to coat them. Then sprinkle the parmesan cheese mixture over the breadsticks and bake for another 5 minutes or until they are done.

Tasty Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 Egg (large)
  • 2 Bread Dough Loaves
  • ¼ a cup of Parmesan Cheese (grated)
  • 1 teaspoon of Tarragon leaves (dried)
  • 1 teaspoon of Dill Weed

How to Make It

  • First thaw the frozen white or whole wheat loaves. Then set them on a board that has been floured and pat each loaf into a rectangle measuring 5 x 10 inches. Now cover it with a plastic wrap and let it rise. This should take approximately 45 minutes to an hour.
  • Next cut each loaf crosswise into 9 equal parts and then pick up the ends of each piece and stretch it to the length of a 12 x 15 inch greased baking sheet. Once that is done, place it on the pan. In the event that the dough snaps, let it be for a few moments and then stretch again. Repeat the procedure for each stick and place each one 1 ½ inches apart.
  • Now use a pair of scissors and at a 45 degrees angel snip the sough to make cuts that are about ½ inches apart along about 4 inches from one end of the stick. Then beat the egg white until it turns slightly frothy and use it to brush the dough. Now mix the tarragon, dill and cheese and sprinkle this mixture evenly over the dough.
  • Put the breadsticks into the oven which has been preheated to 350 degrees and wait for the breadsticks to turn brown. This process should take approximately 20 to 25 minutes. Now serve the breadsticks warm or cool. If you have baked them ahead of time, store them in airtight containers and hold for up to 4 hours or freeze. To recrisp, thaw and then place on uncovered pans in an oven heated to 350 degrees for about 5 minutes.

Cinnamon Breadstick Recipe

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup of Butter or Margarine
  • 1 tablespoon of Oil
  • 3 cups of Flour
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • ½ a cup of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of Baking Powder
  • ¾ - 1 cup of Milk

How to Make It

  • To begin preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Now place the oil and butter in a pan that measures 9 x 13 inches and put it into the oven for the butter to melt. Next dry stir in the ingredients and gradually mix in the milk. Keep on stirring until the dough is ready. Now leave the bowl aside for some time.
  • Once that is done, knead the dough in the bowl and then place on the countertop. Then roll into a 9 x 13 inch rectangle. Next sprinkle the sugar and cinnamon mixture on the breadsticks and place in the pre-heated 9 x 13 inch pan on the top of the melted butter. Now cut the breadsticks into strips measuring ½ an inch and bake at 425 degrees. It should take approximately 20 minutes to be baked.
   
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