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Copycat Olive Garden Bread Sticks

Enjoy homemade Olive Garden Bread Sticks with this copycat recipe. 
Course Breads
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Olive Garden Recipes
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 353kcal
Author Stephanie Manley

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water warm
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/8 teaspoon yeast or one package of active yeast
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 1/2 cups flour plus extra for the board
  • 4 tablespoons melted
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon oregano

Instructions

  • Combine warm water, sugar, oil, and yeast in a large bowl of a mixer or a food processor. Add 4 1/2 cups of flour and salt and process until the dough forms a nice uniform ball. Place dough in a bowl that has been sprayed with nonstick spray.  
  • Cover the bowl with a towel and allow to rise in a warm place. When the dough has doubled in size (this should take about an hour) place dough on a well-floured board and roll out the dough. Roll out dough into a large rectangle. Cut in half horizontally, and then cut vertical strips of dough about 1 1/2 inches thick. 
  • Roll the strips of dough into sticks. Place dough on a greased baking sheet, and allow them to rise until they have doubled in size (this should take about 45 minutes). You should get between 20 and 24 breadsticks from this recipe. Melt butter, and stir in Parmesan cheese and oregano. 
  • For best results rub the oregano between your fingers as you place it into the butter. This will help release the oils of the oregano and make it taste even better. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Just before baking breadsticks brush them with butter. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Brush any leftover butter topping on these just before serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 353kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 510mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 185IU | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 3.3mg
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