Breadstick Bones Recipe
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Breadstick Bones Recipe

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Tie the ends of lightly-seasoned refrigerated breadsticks into knots to create these Breadstick Bones. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated breadsticks
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic salt

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 86 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 256mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (1g sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein


  1. Unroll and separate breadsticks. Carefully stretch dough and tie the ends of each breadstick into a knot. With a scissors, snip a small notch in the center. Place on an ungreased baking sheet; brush with butter.
  2. Combine Parmesan cheese and garlic salt; sprinkle over dough. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm. Yield: 1 dozen.
Originally published as Breadstick Bones in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2006, p241

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Reviewed Oct. 30, 2013

"Terrific and kids loved them. Used in school when I read a ghost story to my students on Halloween. Gave out bones to eat!"

Reviewed Oct. 5, 2013

"tasty but I couldn't find refrigerated breadsticks so I used refrigerated French bread instead"

Reviewed Apr. 19, 2012

"A clever treat to celebrate Halloween. They serve it with Chili, I feel there are other possibilities [salsa, chili con queso dip, etc.]"

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