Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 3 hrs
Cook 15 mins


Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sauté onion in butter over medium heat until lightly browned.
  2. Remove from heat and set aside.
  3. Lightly grease three large baking sheets and sprinkle them with cornmeal.
  4. Sprinkle yeast over warm water in a mixing bowl.
  5. Let stand until yeast is dissolved, then stir in sugar, salt, chopped jalapenos, sautéed onion, buttermilk and 2 cups of the flour.
  6. Beat mixture well.
  7. Stir in enough of the remaining flour to make dough easy to handle.
  8. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; knead about 5 minutes.
  9. Place in a large greased bowl, cover, and let rise in a warm place until double, about 1 1/2 to 2 hours.
  10. Punch down dough and divide into 4 equal parts.
  11. On a floured surface, roll out one part dough to form an 8-inch square.
  12. Using a knife or pizza cutter, cut the square into 8 equal strips.
  13. Place the strips onto prepared baking sheet.
  14. Repeat with remaining portions of dough.
  15. Let rise uncovered (1 hour or more for light, airy breadsticks; 30 minutes for a denser, chewier texture).
  16. Bake in a preheated 400 degree F oven for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.


Most Helpful

These are very nice. I halved the dough and flavored one half as the recipe specifies, and the other without jalapenos, but with some rosemary and blue cheese, for my non-spicy-food-eating husband. I also hate rolling out dough, so used my pasta machine to make long narrow pieces, which I twisted, allowed to rise and baked. Thank you very much for this recipe, which made both my husband and me happy.

mianbao October 22, 2004

Made these in the bread machine, using the dough cycle , then shaped them, let them rise and baked...they were yummy and had a nice texture. When they finished baking, I brushed the tops with melted butter and sprinkled with garlic powder. Thanks for sharing :-)

zaar mate January 03, 2006

These tasted pretty good! They just seem to need something else like garlic or something. I really enjoyed the jalapeno taste, but like I said they need something else, like garlic and maybe something else. Thanks Iowahorse....

Sheri-BDB October 01, 2006

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