Italian Dipping Sticks Recipe
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Italian Dipping Sticks Recipe

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This is a favorite snack in our house during the Super Bowl. I season refrigerated breadsticks before baking, then serve them with warm pizza sauce for dipping. —Michelle Revelle, Guyton, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 24 servings


  • 1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated breadsticks
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Nutritional Facts

1 bread stick with about 1 tablespoon sauc: 47 calories, 1g fat (trace saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 146mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0g sugars, trace fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges:1/2 starch


  1. Unroll breadstick dough; cut each piece in half widthwise and separate. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine Parmesan cheese and Italian seasoning. Add dough pieces, a few at a time, and shake to coat.
  2. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for 10-13 minutes or until golden brown.
  3. Meanwhile, place pizza sauce in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover; microwave on high for 1-2 minutes or until bubbly. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Microwave 1 minute longer or until cheese is melted. Serve with breadsticks. Yield: 2 dozen (1-1/4 cups sauce).
Originally published as Italian Dipping Sticks in Quick Cooking January/February 2005, p49

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Apr. 6, 2013

"I made this as an appetizer for a family dinner and everyone loved them."

Reviewed Mar. 6, 2012

"I made this for my cards night ladies, it was a big hit! And so easy to make!"

Reviewed Feb. 9, 2011

"How do you make your own breadsticks? Would love to try them but would rather make them myself. Please let me know."

Reviewed Feb. 8, 2011

"haven't tried them yet, sous good but how would you make your own breadsticks?"

Reviewed Feb. 7, 2011

"quick and easy snack, everyone loved them , will make again"

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