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Rye Breadsticks

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“This recipe is from the 2008 Taste of Home cookbook, Baking Classics.Preparation time does not include the 30 minutes needed for the formed sticks to rise, & cooking time is calculated for all the sticks being baked at the same time.”

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  1. Grease 1 large baking sheet & set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in 1/2 cup warm water, then add the honey & let stand for 5 minutes.
  3. Stir in the remaining water, whole wheat flour, rye flour & enough all purpose flour to form a soft dough.
  4. Turn onto a floured surface & knead until smooth & elastic, about 6 to 8 minutes. DO NOT LET IT RISE at this time.
  5. Divide dough into 16 pieces, then roll each into a 10-inch rope. Place each rope 2 inches apart on the prepared baking sheet, then cover & let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  6. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F & bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

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