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Awesome recipe! These are so easy and taste great too! I made my dough by hand, using 3 cups of all-purpose flour. I combined everything except the water (which I made sure was about 110 degrees F) and the oil, then I stirred the water in, followed by the oil. I did knead the dough a few times before I rolled it out, too. It didn't really take much more flour. I let them rise about 30 minutes, and I found that 15 minutes was a perfect amount of baking time. I got 12 breadsticks, but I didn't measure how big I rolled my rectangle out. I brushed them with butter when they came out of the oven, I dipped mine in marinara sauce, and my husband had honey on his. This is a keeper! Thank you!

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Greeny4444 January 19, 2011

My family loved these! I skipped letting them rise, because I had about a half hour to get them done. Just kneaded the dough for ten minutes, cut them into strips and placed them about a half inch apart from each other, brushed with olive oil and sprinkled with salt, then I placed them in the unheated oven and they rose perfectly while it heated to 375. They took about twenty minutes that way, and they were perfect!

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rainbowchip August 26, 2012

These were absolutly wonderful! Here is what I did to make the dough. First I mixed the warm water, sugar, and yeast together and let stand for around 8 minutes to proof. I then combined the flour and salt and then added them to the yeast water. Pour the oil on top of that, stir to combine, and knead for about 2-3 mintutes on a floured surface. After that, you can just follow the recipe. I served the full batch to my family of 7 and there wasn't a single one left over! I was even able to get away with using all-purpose rather than bread flour.

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aliu2 August 23, 2007

Fantastic recipe! I made mine in the bread machine. I added 1tsp garlic powder and 1tsp italian seasoning and for the oil used olive oil. I left the dough in the machine for 20 mins or so for additional rising time. I got 18 breadsticks and when they came out the oven (10 mins) I brushed with butter and sprinkled parmesan cheese. Big hit with hubby and myself! Definitely a keeper!

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benjamins_mummy March 19, 2013

These are FABULOUS!!! I followed the directions exactly ... when they came out of the oven, I brushed them all with melted garlic butter ,and on half of them, I sprinkled parmesan cheese on them. MM!!!!! I ate, like 5, of them right out of the oven! *LOL* I rolled out my regtangle and marked off where to cut them , I only got 15 breadsticks, but what I did was after cutting them from top to bottom , I cut them across the middle , giving me a double batch of actually, regular size breadsticks. A PIZZA cutter works WONDERFUL for cutting this dough! Thanks so much for posting this recipe!! I have a feeling I'll be baking a LOT of breadsticks! ;)

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Marlene. May 26, 2005

I made these tonight. They are wonderful and so easy. I mixed the yeast with warm water (105 degrees), and the sugar. I let this set for 1ominutes. While this was setting I measured the flour and the salt into another bowl. At the end of ten minutes I mixed the oil in with the yeast mixture and added the flour, salt combo. Combined them with a wooden spoon and put them on a very lightly floured board and kneaded them about 3-5 minutes ( you can under knead but you cannot over knead bread dough) I then followed the rest of the directions and let them bake for 15 minutes. Since grandkids are eating them I only used butter, it is what they like. So fast! I made another recipe of breadsticks before I made this one and they weren't nearly as good or as pretty. I will use these often.

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Brenda S. August 09, 2014

My family and I LOVE this! I have made it several times, and it has never failed me, like some other bread recipes do. I like to add sesame seeds as the dough mixes in the bread machine- then I don't have to worry about them falling off the top later. Thank you so much for helping me feed my picky five year old!

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Pangolin4 July 30, 2013

Just so you know, I've had this recipe since you posted it on Zaar. I think I printed it out in 2006 when it was already a couple years old. It is now my go-to whenever I need a bread of some sort; I don't even bother rolling it out. I make a log, cut the log into however many pieces I need for the type of roll/stick/baton I want, and roll those accordingly (usually between my palms). Sometimes I'll do an egg wash, most times I don't bother. Melted butter, garlic powder, and Parmesan cheese - perfection. Goes wonderfully with soups and salads and everything else. THANK YOU!

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Katannah November 17, 2011

My new favorite bread recipe! It's been a long time since I've made bread I couldn't stop eating--so light and fluffy. I used one cup of wheat flour and two cups of white.

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Bake Em N Take Em July 06, 2011

I agree with the below review: "Awesome...!" I am a new baker and found the recipe very easy and effecient! Thanks Greeny4444 for your TIPS - they helped this newbie baker!

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valdezlount January 19, 2011
Quick Soft Breadsticks