Homemade Breadsticks – thestayathomechef.com

Homemade Breadsticks are light, buttery, and oh so tasty! You can make them by hand or in a stand mixer. These simple breadsticks are prepared to consume in less than 90 minutes.

Homemade breadsticks wrapped in a blue checkered towel with a small bowl of marinara sauce nearby.

Typically discovered together with big bowls of pasta, breadsticks have actually ended up being a staple in our home. We are a household who enjoys alternatives: biscuits, supper rolls, and now breadsticks. Supper is simply never ever total without a side of bread of some sort! The kids enjoy to assist present the ‘snakes,’ and we enjoy that this is among those dishes that gets everybody included. The only regrettable feature of this dish is that 12 breadsticks are never ever enough! They are addictingly great, and we never ever have leftovers! You may wish to think about doubling this and concealing some away on your own!

  • Make by hand Guidelines:

    You can make this in either a stand mixer or by hand. If you wish to make by hand, you’ll require a big blending bowl to stir everything together with a wood spoon. Once it ends up being too tough to stir with a spoon, you can change to your hands. Continue to kneading with your hands on a tidy, gently floured surface area for 5-10 minutes.

  • Flour Options for Homemade Breadsticks:

    This dish can work well with either all-purpose flour or bread flour. Keep in mind, if you wish to replace in entire wheat flour, you never ever wish to utilize more than 50% entire wheat flour. Any addition of entire wheat flour will produce a more thick breadstick.

  • Active Dry Yeast vs. Instantaneous Yeast:

    We enjoy the benefit of immediate yeast, and how we can simply toss it in with the remainder of the active ingredients with no proofing time. If you want to utilize active dry yeast, you’ll wish to very first stir together the warm water and yeast and let sit for 5-10 minutes while it bubbles and triggers. You might then continue on with the remainder of the dish as composed.

  • Required your breadsticks much faster?

    These breadsticks are prepared to consume in simply less than 90 minutes. If you require to speed things up, you can permit your breadsticks to increase in a warm location by pre-heating your oven to 100 degrees F. Permitting your dough to increase in this setting will cut your increasing time by about half. Simply make sure to eliminate your breadsticks from the oven prior to pre-heating the oven totally for baking. The fastest you can make this dish utilizing this technique has to do with 50 minutes.  

Homemade breadsticks on a wooden platter.


  • Freezer Guidelines:

    After baking, let your breadsticks cool totally. Wrap breadsticks in cling wrap and after that location into a freezer-safe zip-top bag. They ought to last for approximately 3 months in the freezer. When prepared to consume, let thaw in the fridge over night prior to reheating.

  • Storage and Reheating Recommendations:

    Shop in an airtight container or bag for approximately 5 days. Wrap in foil and reheat in an oven preheated to 300 degrees Fahrenheit for 7-10 minutes.

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Homemade breadsticks wrapped in a blue checkered towel with a small bowl of marinara sauce nearby.

Homemade Breadsticks are light, buttery, and oh so tasty! You can make them by hand or in a stand mixer. These simple breadsticks are prepared to consume in less than 90 minutes.

Preparation Time 10 minutes

Prepare Time 18 minutes

Increasing Time 50 minutes

Overall Time 1 hour 18 minutes

Active Ingredients

Breadstick Dough

  • 1 cup warm water 100 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit
  • 1 tablespoon immediate dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 1/2 cups versatile flour

For Topping:

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon Italian spices (optional)


  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, integrate warm water, yeast, sugar, salt, and olive oil.

  • Include 2 cups of flour. Utilizing a dough hook, turn the mixer on to a low speed. As soon as the flour begins to include into the dough, increase the speed to a medium variety. Gradually include the staying 1/2 cup of flour till the dough retreats from the sides of the bowl. The dough mix ought to be somewhat sticky and soft, however should not adhere to your hands. Include basically flour till the dough reaches the wanted consistency.

  • Transfer the dough to a gently greased blending bowl. Cover with a towel and let increase thirty minutes.

  • Gently grease a baking sheet or line with parchment paper. Punch dough down and divide into 12 equivalent pieces. Roll each piece into a 9 to 10-inch long rope or snake. Put on the ready flat pan and let increase for 20 minutes while the oven pre-heats.

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Bake breadsticks for 16 to 18 minutes, till golden brown on top.

  • While the breadsticks are baking, blend together the melted butter, salt, and garlic powder in a little bowl. Brush on top of breadsticks instantly after baking. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese or dried herbs as wanted.


*If utilizing active dry yeast rather of immediate dry yeast, usage in the exact same quantity, however include 10 minutes to each increasing time. 

Serving: 1breadstick | Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Hydrogenated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Salt: 267mg | Potassium: 35mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.