Soft Breadsticks
  • Cooking Time: 12-15
  • 3 cups flour, divided
  • 1 packet yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 1/4 cups warm water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  1. Coat a baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray; set aside.
  2. Combine half of teh flour with yeast, sugar and salt in a large bowl; add warm water (105-115 degrees) and oil; beat on medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth, 3-4 minutes.
  3. Stir in Parmesan cheese, garlic and as much of the remaining flour as needed to make a stiff dough.
  4. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead 4 or 5 times or until smooth and elastic.
  5. Divide dough into fourths; shape each portion into a ball, then divide each ball into 10 portions. shape each portion into an 8-inch rope. Brush each dough rope with butter and sprinkle with sesame seeds.
  6. Place ropes 2 inches apart on baking sheets. Cover and let rise in a warm place for about 50 minutes.
  7. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake until lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes. Serve warm.