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Herb Breadsticks

Soft and delicious Italian herb breadsticks
Course Bread
Cuisine Italian
Keyword breadsticks, herb breadsticks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 18 breadsticks
Calories 123kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 3 Tbsp olive oil divided
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • 1 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 Tbsp rapid rise yeast
  • 3 tsp Italian Seasoning divided
  • 2 Tbsp butter melted


  • Line a 9 x 13 glass pan with parchment paper.
  • Cover parchment paper with 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Mix together water, salt, flour, yeast and 2 tsp of Italian Seasoning.
  • Dough will be sticky be manageable.
  • Spread dough into bottom of parchment lined pan. Add some oil to your fingertips if needed to handle the dough.
  • Using a pizza cutter cut 1" wide lines strips down the long side of the pan.
  • Cover with a cotton towel and allow to rise for 50-60 minutes or until it has about doubled in height.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • Drizzle dough with addtional tablespoon of oil and remaining 1 tsp o seasoning.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly golden brown.
  • Remove from oven and lift breadsticks from pan using the edges of the parchment paper.
  • Place on a cooling rack.
  • Allow to cool a few minutes and then cut through the breadsticks on the scored lines. Use the pizza cutter for this.
  • Place the cut breadsticks onto a cookie sheet. Allow a little space between them. Return to oven and bake for 5-10 more minutes (the longer the time, the stiffer the breadsticks will be)
  • Remove from oven, brush with melted butter and serve.


Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 3mg | Sodium: 174mg | Potassium: 36mg | Vitamin A: 45IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1.3mg