Sage Breadsticks Recipe

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Sue Wagner of West Farmington, Ohio, an avid herb gardener, says, "Sage is subtle but wonderful in these cheesy crisp breadsticks. They're a fun snack or terrific served alongside a bowl of soup or a salad."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:12 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 12 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cold butter
  • 1/3 cup cold water

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 70 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 186mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.


  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, sage and salt; stir in cheese. Cut in butter until crumbly. Gradually add water, tossing with a fork until dough forms a ball.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 12-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Cut in half lengthwise; cut each half widthwise into 1-in strips. Twist each strip two to three times.
  3. Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 2 dozen.
Originally published as Sage Breadsticks in Taste of Home October/November 2002, p18

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mrs.mark User ID: 5436322 36126
Reviewed Apr. 11, 2013

"Love these quick tastey breadsticks. They are very easy to make."

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