Recipe for Cheesy Bread Sticks

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Cheesy Bread Sticks are soft with a hint of sweetness. Gooey Mozzarella. Salty garlic powder. Tasty Chives. Your taste buds will be in heaven. Drooling! Click to Tweet

Serve Cheesy Bread Sticks the next time you make Spaghetti and Meatballs or your favorite pasta dish. Our family loves this recipe and there are never any leftovers. In fact, we sometimes call dibs for the last piece. (Fighting at the table is not allowed.)

I’ve been making this recipe for years, every since our daughters were young. They liked it then and they still love it today. As do their husbands. And our grandchildren.

The bread is an old pizza dough recipe I used to make. It’s soft with a hint of sweetness. And it’s loaded with gooey Mozzarella Cheese. Salty garlic powder. Sweet and tasty Chives. Or use dried Parsley if you prefer. Your taste buds will be in heaven. I’m drooling now, just thinking about it.

Ingredients Needed to Make Cheesy Bread Sticks

  • all-purpose flour
  • instant yeast
  • sugar
  • salt
  • water
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • garlic powder
  • dried chives
  • mozzarella cheese
  • Parmesan cheese

Instructions on Making this Recipe

In a large mixing bowl, combine flour, yeast, sugar, and salt. Measure out water and add in 2 tablespoons olive oil. Stir the water and oil mixture into the flour and knead until dough forms a ball, about 5-7 minutes. Let rest for 10 minutes.

On a floured surface, roll dough out into a 12″ x 15″ rectangle. Transfer dough to a greased sheet pan.

Sprinkle remaining olive oil on surface, spreading to edges. Allow dough to rise for 30 minutes. Sprinkle dough with garlic powder, chives, and grated cheese. Bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 18-20 minutes until golden brown. Cut into finger slices. Makes 14-16 slices.

Serve these bread sticks with your Favorite Italian Dinner. We like them with Spaghetti and Meatballs. 

Recipe for Cheesy Bread Sticks

Cheesy Bread Sticks

Here's a recipe I serve our family when we want a little something special to go with spaghetti or lasagna. Enjoy!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Rising Time: 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Serving Size 14 slices

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Ingredients 

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon instant yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 4 tablespoons Extra-Virgin olive oil (divided)
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon dried chives
  • 8 oz mozzarella cheese (grated)
  • 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • In medium bowl, combine flour, yeast, sugar, and salt. Measure water and add to it 2 tablespoons olive oil. Stir water into flour and mix well until dough forms a ball. Let rest 10 minutes.
  • On floured surface roll dough to form a 12" x 15" rectangle. Transfer dough to a greased sheet pan. Sprinkle remaining olive oil on surface, spreading to edges with your fingers. Cover. Allow dough to rise for 30 minutes.
  • Sprinkle with garlic powder, chives, and grated cheese. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 18-20 minutes until golden brown. Slice down center of the bread, then cut into 2" slices. Makes 14-16 pieces.

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