Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Breadsticks


These breadsticks are buttery, soft, and delicious with a hint of garlic flavor. And that makes it very hard to just eat one!

Breadsticks
Ingredients:
1 cup warm water
3 teaspoons yeast
2 tablespoons softened unsalted butter
1 egg
3 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt

Garlic Butter
6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
1 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions:
In the bowl of a stand mixer add in all of the ingredients, except for the garlic butter ingredients. Turn mixer on low and mix for about 5 minutes or until the dough is soft and slightly sticky.

Transfer dough to a lightly floured surface and knead two to three times. Pat dough into a ball shape. Cover dough with a clean kitchen towel and let rise for 1 to 1 1/2 hours or until dough has doubled in size. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough out into a 12x10 inch rectangle. Cut into 24 breadsticks, a pizza cutter works well for this. 

Transfer bread stick to a greased baking sheet. Cover with same towel and let rise for 1/2 an hour or until slightly puffed. Bake at 350ยบ F for 14-18 minutes or until golden brown.

In a shallow dish combine the melted butter and garlic powder. Dip the top of each breadsticks in the garlic butter.

Enjoy!!!

Serves: 24 (1 breadstick each)
Calories: 101
Total Fat: 4g
   Saturated: 2.5g
   Polyunsaturated: 0.1g
   Monounsaturated: 1g
   Trans: 0g
Cholesterol: 19.1mg
Sodium: 52.8mg
Potassium: 34.1mg
Total Carbs: 14.3g
   Dietary Fiber: 0.7g
   Sugars: 2.7g
Protein: 2.1g
Vitamin A: 2.6%
Vitamin C: 0%
Calcium: 0.3%
Iron: 3.9%
*The nutritional information will vary slightly depending on the brands you use.
*Adapted from It's Always Autumn.

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