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“I have only one thing to say about these... OM NOM NOM. Adapted from a recipe at Brown Eyed Baker.”
40 knots

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place flour in work bowl of stand mixer fitted with dough hook attachment. In large (4-cup) measuring cup, combine water, oil, yeast, sugar and salt. Stir until yeast dissolves. Pour over flour and start mixer on low. When flour is all moistened, increase speed to medium-high and knead for 2-3 minutes. Form dough into a neat ball and place in an oiled bowl, turning to coat. Cover with plastic wrap and let stand in a warm place until doubled in bulk, 90-120 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 400°F Line three baking sheets with parchment or Silpat and set aside. Oil a clean counter or baking sheet, your hands and a rolling pin. Divide dough in half. Working with one piece at a time, gently press it flat, turning around and over to expel as much gas as possible. Roll out to a 5x16" rectangle, about 1/2" thick. Using a pizza cutter, slice across the short way into 3/4" wide strips (you should get about 20 from each half).
  3. Sprinkle strips lightly with flour. Roll gently to form an even rope (do not stretch the length), then tie into a simple knot. Place on prepared baking sheets about 1 1/2" apart. Cover loosely with a towel or plastic wrap and let stand until doubled in bulk, 40-50 minutes.
  4. Bake in preheated oven 12-15 minutes, until golden brown. Meanwhile, prepare the garlic coating: melt butter in olive oil over low heat. Add garlic and cook gently until fragrant but not colored, 3-5 minutes. Add parsley and remove from heat.
  5. When knots are baked, brush with garlic coating, or toss with coating in a large bowl. Sprinkle with sea salt. Serve warm or room temperature. Leftover rolls may be individually wrapped and frozen in an airtight bag. Rewarm in preheated 350F oven for 5-7 minutes before serving.

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