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    Cheesy Breadsticks

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    2 hrs 40 mins

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    20 mins

    Lainey6605's Note:

    These are baked bread sticks laced with cheese and just a hint of cayenne. I got this recipe from a newspaper, which stated the recipe is from 5 Spoke Creamery. Plan ahead, the dough has to refrigerate for at least 2 hours, which is included in the preparation time.

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    1. 1
      In food processor, combine the flour, salt, cayenne and baking powder.
    2. 2
      Pulse several times to mix.
    3. 3
      Add the butter and cheese, then pulse for about 30 seconds, or until the ingredients are well mixed (it should resemble slightly moist flour).
    4. 4
      Add the sour cream and pulse on and off for about 1 minute, or until the ingredients come together as a moist, doughy clump.
    5. 5
      Remove the dough from the food processor, form into a ball, then cover in plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
    6. 6
      Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
    7. 7
      Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, or coat it with cooking spray.
    8. 8
      On a lightly floured counter, roll out the dough into a large rectangle about 1/8-inch thick.
    9. 9
      Trim the edges to create a neat rectangle.
    10. 10
      Using a knife or a pizza cutter, cut the dough into strips 6 inches long and about 1/2 inch wide.
    11. 11
      Combine the scraps and repeat with remaining dough to make about 18-24 sticks.
    12. 12
      Gently twist each strip to create a spiral, then arrange them on the prepared baking sheet.
    13. 13
      Bake for 8 minutes, or until lightly browned.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 02, 2011


      These were just so good served with Sweet Potato Bisque. I had a oops moment in that I forgot about the 2 hour chill time and the dough only got 15 minutes but when eaten with the soup they had a light crumbly texture and oh you could really taste the cheese (I used a mix blend of cheddar, mozzarella and parmesan) and between 3 of us we managed to polish off 14 of the 16 sticks with the DS taking the other 2 for a morning snack at work, or at least he is tomorrow, as Lalaloula commented they can be addictive especially if you have a preference of savoury. Thank you Lainey6605 for a great recipe and Lalaloula for her recommendation in I Recommend Tag Game.

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    • on January 19, 2011


      Lainey, these breadsticks are very nice. They are flaky, crunchy and addictive. :)
      I think for my taste they are a little too plain, so that next time Im making these Ill just up the cayenne pepper and also add some garlic powder and normal pepper. But your recipe is a wonderful starting point and Im so happy that I chose to make these for our New Year's Eve nibbles. Everyone loved these!
      As I was a little short on time, I skipped the chilling part and these still came out lovely!
      THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing your great recipe here with us!

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    • on December 09, 2011


      I made these because they were ingredients I had on hand and it was very easy and yummy. I added some garlic salt and subbed mozzarella for the cheddar. It still was very good though I did have to bake longer to get them to be golden. (12 mins instead)

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    Nutritional Facts for Cheesy Breadsticks

    Serving Size: 1 (71 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 290.9
    Calories from Fat 164
    Total Fat 18.2 g
    Saturated Fat 11.3 g
    Cholesterol 50.0 mg
    Sodium 623.7 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 24.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    Sugars 0.4 g
    Protein 7.0 g

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