Total Time
1hr 30mins
40 mins
50 mins

Delicious bread sticks that we enjoy with soup or salad. Recipe source: Bon Appetit (March 1986)

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  • 3 -3 12 cups flour
  • 2 tablespoons yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 14 cup vegetable oil (we use corn oil)
  • 1 14 cups hot water
  • 1 egg white, beaten with
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • garlic salt


  1. Combine 1 cup flour, yeast, sugar and salt in large bowl. Stir in oil.
  2. Add water (1 1/4 cups) and combine well until well blended (2 minutes with an electric mixer or a bit longer by hand).
  3. Beat (or stir in) in enough of the remaining flour to make a soft dough.
  4. Turn dough out onto a floured board and knead for one minute or until smooth. Divide dough in half.
  5. Working with one half at a time, Roll one half into a 10-inch log.
  6. Cut log into 1-inch pieces. Cut each piece in half. Roll each piece into a 10-inch stick. Arrange on foil covered cookie sheets.
  7. Repeat with remaining dough (you should get about 40 bread sticks) Let rise for 20-30 minutes or until puffy.
  8. Preheat oven to 300-degrees F.
  9. Prepare glaze by beating egg white with 1 tablespoon water. Brush bread sticks with glaze and then sprinkle with garlic salt (or if you prefer coarse salt).
  10. Bake for 45- 50 minutes or until bread sticks are golden brown.