PIZZA FACTORY-LIKE BREADSTICKS
(makes approx. 10-12 large breadsticks)
Preheat oven to 400
1 1/2 c. warm water
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 Tbsp. instant yeast
Combine above ingredients and let rest for 5 minutes.
To the above mixture, add
3 1/2 C. all-purpose flour (or part wheat flour)
1 tsp. salt
Mix until smooth and let rise in covered bowl for 10 minutes. Roll out dough into a large square on a floured surface. Brush with real melted butter that has been mixed with garlic powder or chopped garlic, and sprinkle with kosher salt. Fold dough in half and cut into 1" strips. Twist a few times and place on baking sheet. Let rise for 15-20 minutes. Bake at 400 degrees for 17-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from oven and immediately brush with more garlic butter and sprinkle with more kosher salt and grated parmesan cheese.