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Soft Italian Bread Twists

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“These breadsticks are really soft and tasty. My kids often ask for them. They are so easy to make and the kids often help because they like twisting them!”
12 breadsticks

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a food processor or mixer, combine the sugar, 3/4 tsp.
  2. salt, yeast and 2 c.
  3. flour.
  4. Mix well 5-10 seconds.
  5. While processing, gradually add warm water and oil in a steady stream.
  6. Mix for 1 minute or until smooth and elastic.
  7. Check dough; add 1 to 2 Tbsp.
  8. of water or flour if needed.
  9. Turn onto a floured surface.
  10. Roll into a 15" x 12" rectangle.
  11. Cut into 12 strips.
  12. Fold each strip in half lengthwise; twist each strip several times.
  13. Pinch ends to seal.
  14. Place 2" apart on a greased baking sheet.
  15. In a bowl, combine butter, garlic powder and remaining salt.
  16. Brush some over dough.
  17. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning or Parmesan Cheese if desired.
  18. Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 25 minutes.
  19. Bake at 425 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown.
  20. Brush with remaining butter mixture.

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