Black Pepper Sticks

Recipe by ellie_
READY IN: 1hr 15mins


  • 2
    cups flour
  • 1
    (2 1/4 teaspoon) envelope yeast
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 12 - 1
    teaspoon coarsely cracked pepper (depending on taste)
  • 34
  • 1
    tablespoon olive oil (plus additional olive oil for oiling bowl and pans)


  • Combine 2 cups flour, yeast, salt and pepper in food processor using the steel knife and on/off turns. With machine running pour in 3/4 cup water and 1 tablespoon oil through the feed tube and process until dough clings to slide of workbowl. If the dough is too sticky add extra flour one tablespoon at a time, if too dry add more water one tablespoon at a time until it is right consistency.
  • Continue processing dough for 40 seconds until dough is smooth and elastic.
  • Knead on floured board for 1 minute.
  • Transfer dough to oiled bowl, turning to cover all surfaces. Cover and let dough rise for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 450-degrees F.
  • Coast baking sheet with olive oil.
  • Roll small pieces (about the size of a walnut) into 10-inch sticks. Arrange on baking sheet, spacing one inch apart.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes or until brown.