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Chive and Cheese Breadsticks

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + rising Bake: 15 min.

Makes

16 breadsticks

No Italian supper would be complete without bread. With two types of cheese, garlic and minced chives, these tasty twists go above and beyond. —Rebekah Beyer, Sabetha, Kansas
Chive and Cheese Breadsticks Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf (1 pound) frozen bread dough, thawed
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 2 tablespoons minced chives
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided

Directions

  1. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 12-in. square. In a small bowl, combine butter, chives and garlic; spread over dough. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese and 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese.
  2. Fold dough in half; seal edges. Cut into sixteen 3/4-in.-wide strips. Twist each strip 2-3 times; pinch ends.
  3. Place 2 in. apart in a greased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Cover and let rise until nearly doubled, about 40 minutes.
  4. Preheat oven to 375°. Sprinkle with remaining Parmesan cheese. Bake 13-15 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 137 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 253mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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