Domino’s Garlic Bread Twists

Domino’s Garlic Bread Twists sure are tasty garlic knots sprinkled with parmesan cheese for a cheesy touch. They are easy to make at home with store-bought pizza dough.

copycat Domino's garlic bread twists in a basket.

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Why Dominos Garlic Bread Twists Are So Good 

Warm, soft, garlicky breadsticks? Yes, please. These Garlic Bread Twists are crispy on the outside and light and fluffy on the inside. The twists are well-flavored with Parmesan cheese seasoning and buttery-tasting garlic, but you can easily change up their flavor by serving a variety of dipping sauces.

Whether you pair Domino’s parmesan bread twists with pasta or salad, these garlic twists will make your next meal so much better. 

Why You Should Try This Recipe 

Learn this simple and quick recipe for soft breadsticks, and you’ll always be able to whip up a quick snack or save Pasta Night if you forgot to buy garlic bread. 

Ingredients For Garlic Bread Twists Dominos Style

To make Dominos Garlic Bread, you’ll need:

  • Margarine 
  • Garlic, finely minced 
  • Parmesan cheese, grated
  • Dried parsley 
  • Refrigerated pizza dough 

You can replace the margarine with real butter if you prefer. 

You can buy premade dough in many supermarkets or try making your own with this easy pizza dough recipe.

Domino's garlic bread twists ingredients on a tray.

How To Make Garlic Knots With Pizza Dough

To prepare the garlic sauce:

  1. Remove the dough from the fridge and place it on the counter to warm up. 
  2. Melt the margarine in a small saucepan over low heat.
  3. Add the garlic to the melted margarine and heat on low for 10 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and cover it to keep the sauce warm.
melting margarine with garlic in a pan.

To portion Dominos garlic knots: 

  1. Sprinkle flour on top of a clean work surface.
  2. Lightly flour a rolling pin and roll the pizza dough into a rectangle about a quarter-inch thick, as you would for thin crust pizza.
pizza dough rolled out into a rectangle.
  1. Cut the rectangle into eight equal strips the longways.
  2. Cut each strip in half for a total of 16 pieces.
pizza dough cut into strips.

To twist the dough:

  1. Prepare two parchment paper-lined baking trays.
  2. Lightly flour your hands. 
  3. Roll a strip of dough into a coil with your hands.
  4. Make a U-shape with the dough coil and turn the bottom part of the U over itself to create a twist. 
  5. Lay the twisted breadstick on a parchment paper-lined baking tray.
  6. Repeat until you twist all the bread strips. 
twisted pizza dough stipes on a baking sheet.

To bake the bread twists:

  1. Preheat the oven to 475°F.
  2. Brush the garlic butter on top of the bread strips.
  3. Bake the twists for 10 to 12 minutes.
baked garlic bread twists on a baking sheet.
  1. While the bread is in the oven, stir the grated parmesan cheese into the warm garlic butter.
  2. Brush the twists with melted butter garlic sauce mixture immediately after the bread comes out of the oven. Sprinkle the twists with dried parsley as a garnish.
copycat Domino's garlic bread twists on parchment in a basket.

Recipe Variations

  • You can substitute the fresh garlic with a teaspoon of garlic powder.
  • Sprinkle red pepper flakes on top for a kick of heat.
  • For extra parmesan twists, sprinkle more grated parmesan on them after brushing them with garlic butter.
  • Substitute the dried parsley with fresh herbs. Oregano is a classic one for Italian dishes.

What To Serve With Garlic Twists 

Dominos garlic knots are perfect as a side for your favorite soup, salad, or pasta dish. They make a great appetizer or snack, especially with a side of marinara sauce, hot cheese sauce, or Yum Yum Sauce.

How To Store the Leftovers 

You can keep extra garlic knots in an airtight container on the counter overnight or in the fridge for up to three days. 

For any longer than that, it is best to wrap the breadsticks in plastic and store them in a freezer-safe container for up to three months.

What’s the Best Way to Reheat

Reheating Dominos garlic knots in the oven is your best option:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Place the thawed breadsticks onto a lightly oiled baking tray and cover tightly with aluminum foil.
  3. Bake the twists for 3 minutes, turn them over, and continue to bake covered for 2 to 3 more minutes or until hot.
overhead view of copycat Domino's garlic bread twists in a basket.

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Domino’s Garlic Bread Twists

You can make Domino's garlic knots at home with this easy copycat recipe.
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Course: Breads
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Domino’s Recipes, garlic breadsticks, garlic knots
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 250kcal


  • 4 ounces margarine
  • 2 teaspoons finely minced garlic
  • 16 ounces refrigerated pizza dough
  • 3 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried parsley
  • marinara sauce to serve (optional)


  • Place a small pot over low heat on the stove. Add the margarine and garlic and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Turn off the heat.
  • Preheat the oven to 475°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Sprinkle a small amount of flour onto a board. Place the pizza dough onto the board and shape the dough into a rectangle. Cut the rectangle into 8 long strips. Then cut those in half lengthwise to make 16 long, thin strips.
  • Twist each bread strip only once and place it on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Brush some of the melted garlic butter lightly over the bread and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  • While the twists are baking, add the Parmesan cheese to the remaining garlic butter.
  • When you remove the bread twists from the oven, brush them heavily with the Parmesan garlic butter, sprinkle with dried parsley, and serve with marinara sauce if desired.


Serving: 2Twists | Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 574mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 522IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg

About Stephanie Manley

I recreate your favorite restaurant recipes, so you can prepare these dishes at home. I help you cook dinner, and serve up dishes you know your family will love. You can find most of the ingredients for all of the recipes in your local grocery store.

Stephanie is the author of's Dining Out in the Home, and's Dining Out in the Home 2.

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