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Parmesan-Basil Breadsticks

What's not to love about fragrant breadsticks hot from the oven? Round out any Italian meal with these beauties.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    1 dozen


  • 1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated breadsticks
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon 2% milk
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  • Preheat oven to 375°. Unroll and separate breadsticks. Twist each breadstick two to three times; place on a greased baking sheet. Whisk egg and milk in a small bowl; brush over breadsticks. Combine cheese and basil; sprinkle over tops.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.
Nutrition Facts
1 breadstick: 86 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 231mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 3g protein.
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  • luckischmitz
    Feb 16, 2013

    I loved this quick and easy change on canned breadsticks. Too bad the rest of my family still likes them baked plain, with melted butter brushed on after baking, then sprinkled with garlic salt. I will make these again though!