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White Lily

Soft Italian Breadsticks

PREP TIME:

30 min

COOK TIME:

15 min

YIELD:

36 servings

INGREDIENTS:

1 pkg. active dry yeast 2 1/2 cups White Lily® Enriched Unbleached Bread Flour
2/3 cup warm water (105 to 115°F) Crisco® Butter Flavor No-Stick Cooking Spray
1 tbsp. sugar 1 egg white
1 tsp. salt 1 tbsp. water
1/4 cup Crisco® Pure Vegetable Oil 2 tbsps. poppy seeds
1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tbsps. sesame seeds
1/2 tsp. garlic powder Salt

PREPARATION DIRECTIONS:

  1. 1.
    DISSOLVE yeast in warm water in large bowl. Add sugar, salt, oil, Parmesan cheese, garlic powder and 1 cup flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to make a stiff dough.

  2. 2.
    TURN onto lightly floured surface; knead 2 to 3 minutes or until smooth.

  3. 3.
    COAT baking sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Divide dough into fourths. Shape each into a ball. Cut each ball into 9 pieces. Roll each piece into pencil thin 8-inch rope. Place 1-inch apart on prepared baking sheet. Spray sticks lightly with no-stick cooking spray. Cover and let rise in a warm place for about 45 minutes (dough will not double in size).

  4. 4.
    HEAT oven to 350°F. Combine egg white and 1 tablespoon water in small bowl. Brush over each stick; sprinkle with poppy seeds, sesame seeds or salt, as desired.

  5. 5.
    BAKE 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Serve warm.