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Herbed Breadsticks

Growing up, my children loved Italian food. Now my grandchildren are enjoying these breadsticks as special treats. -Jeanne Collevechio, Ft. Pierce, Florida
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 breadsticks


  • 3/4 to 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon active dry yeast
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese
  • Additional butter, melted, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine 1/2 cup flour, cornmeal, yeast, garlic salt, basil and oregano. In a saucepan, heat milk and butter to 120°-130°. Add to dry ingredients; beat just until moistened. Add egg; beat until smooth. Stir in cheese and enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (do not knead). Cover and let rest for 15 minutes.
  • Divide dough into six pieces; roll each piece into a 7-in. rope. Place on a greased baking sheet. Cover and let rise in a warm place for 30 minutes.
  • Bake at 375° for 14-16 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with butter if desired.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 170 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 56mg cholesterol, 258mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.
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