Soft Italian Bread Twists

Recipe by Kelly Schafer
READY IN: 37mins




  • In a food processor or mixer, combine the sugar, 3/4 tsp.
  • salt, yeast and 2 c.
  • flour.
  • Mix well 5-10 seconds.
  • While processing, gradually add warm water and oil in a steady stream.
  • Mix for 1 minute or until smooth and elastic.
  • Check dough; add 1 to 2 Tbsp.
  • of water or flour if needed.
  • Turn onto a floured surface.
  • Roll into a 15" x 12" rectangle.
  • Cut into 12 strips.
  • Fold each strip in half lengthwise; twist each strip several times.
  • Pinch ends to seal.
  • Place 2" apart on a greased baking sheet.
  • In a bowl, combine butter, garlic powder and remaining salt.
  • Brush some over dough.
  • Sprinkle with Italian seasoning or Parmesan Cheese if desired.
  • Cover and let rise in a warm place until doubled, about 25 minutes.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Brush with remaining butter mixture.