Garlic Cheese Breadsticks Recipe

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Garlic Cheese Breadsticks Recipe
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Garlic Cheese Breadsticks Recipe

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These slightly chewy breadsticks have plenty of garlic and cheese flavor. "Whenever I make these breadsticks, my three daughters will eat every last one if I let them," relates Melinda Rhoads of Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania.
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
10 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 30 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-3/4 to 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 to 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Directions

In a large bowl, combine 1-1/2 cups flour, wheat germ, yeast and salt. In a saucepan, heat the water, 1 tablespoon oil and honey to 120°-130°. Add to dry ingredients; beat just until moistened. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 4-6 minutes. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
Roll into a 15x10-in. rectangle. Transfer to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan; press dough to edges of pan. Brush with remaining oil. Sprinkle with parsley, basil and garlic. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
Bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown. Cut into 20 strips. Serve warm. Yield: 20 breadsticks.
Originally published as Garlic Cheese Breadsticks in Taste of Home February/March 2005, p19

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 163 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 213mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch.

  • 1-3/4 to 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup toasted wheat germ
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley or 2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh basil or 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 2 to 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. In a large bowl, combine 1-1/2 cups flour, wheat germ, yeast and salt. In a saucepan, heat the water, 1 tablespoon oil and honey to 120°-130°. Add to dry ingredients; beat just until moistened. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  2. Turn onto a lightly floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 4-6 minutes. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes.
  3. Roll into a 15x10-in. rectangle. Transfer to a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan; press dough to edges of pan. Brush with remaining oil. Sprinkle with parsley, basil and garlic. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  4. Bake at 425° for 10 minutes. Sprinkle with cheeses. Bake 3-5 minutes longer or until cheese is melted and bread is golden brown. Cut into 20 strips. Serve warm. Yield: 20 breadsticks.
Originally published as Garlic Cheese Breadsticks in Taste of Home February/March 2005, p19

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mamajoanie User ID: 106194 143879
Reviewed Dec. 28, 2012

"I make this recipe all the time. It's very quick and they are good with a meal or stand alone as a party appetizer."

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