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Sage Breadsticks

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
    2 dozen


  • 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


  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Place 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 425° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown.
Nutrition 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.
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