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Breadstick Braids

These tender, flavorful bread sticks are not only pretty; they taste every bit like they were made from scratch. It’s a very nice use of a frozen dough product and of course, very convenient.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + rising Bake: 10 min.
  • Makes
    4 breadsticks


  • 4 frozen bread dough dinner rolls, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons beaten egg
  • 1 teaspoon poppy, sesame and/or caraway seeds


  • Cut a dinner roll into three pieces; roll each piece into a 9-in. rope. Place three ropes together; braid. Pinch ends to seal and tuck under. Repeat with remaining ropes.
  • Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise until doubled, about 20 minutes. Brush breadsticks with egg; sprinkle with seeds.
  • Bake at 375° for 10-14 minutes or until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 109 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 21mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1/2 fat.
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  • Bonito
    Nov 1, 2014

    what a clever idea and love that it is the frozen bread dough - and options are endless for the type of seasoning you use. love this