Almost Famous Bread Sticks

Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 1 package yeast 2 1/4 tsp
  • 4 1/4 C flour
  • 2 Tbsp butter softened
  • 2 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp salt


  • 3 Tbsp butter melted
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp oregano


  • To make the dough place 1/4 c warm water in a bowl and sprinkle yeast on top.
  • Allow to sit for 5 minutes until foamy.
  • Add the flour, sugar, butter, salt and 1 1/4 C plus 2 Tbsp warm water to the yeast mixture and mix in mixer until a sticky dough forms.
  • Add some additional flour and continue mixing until a nice soft, smooth dough forms.
  • Place on floured counter top and roll into a 2 foot long log.
  • Cut into 16 even pieces. Roll each piece into a 7 inch long breadstick.
  • Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet. Place breadsticks about 2 inches apart. Cover with a cloth and let rise in a warm place for about 45 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Make the topping and brush the breadsticks with 1/2 the mixture before baking.
  • Bake until lightly golden brown, about 12-15 minutes.
  • After you remove from the oven brush with the remaining butter mixture.