Sea Salt Sticks

Total Time

Prep: 45 min. + rising Bake: 20 min.


20 servings

Updated: Nov. 09, 2023
When my daughter was in school, her class had a recipe exchange party. The kids would bring something to eat to share with the class and include the recipe. My daughter came home with several recipes, but she raved about the delicious Sea Salt Sticks she had and wanted to make them for the family. They go well with spaghetti! You may even add 2 tablespoons poppy seeds to the flour before mixing. —Marina Castle Kelley, Canyon Country, CA
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  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 package (1/4 ounce) quick-rise yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3-1/4 to 3-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 large egg white
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • Coarse sea salt


  1. Preheat oven to 325°. In a large bowl, mix sugar, yeast, salt and 2 cups flour. In a small saucepan, heat water and oil to 120°-130°; stir into dry ingredients. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough (dough will be sticky). Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, 6-8 minutes. Place in a greased bowl, turning once to grease the top. Cover and let rest 10 minutes.
  2. Divide dough into 20 portions. On a lightly floured surface, roll each portion into a14-in. rope. Place ropes 1 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Cover and let rise in a warm place until almost doubled, 15-20 minutes.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk egg white with water; brush over tops of dough. Sprinkle with coarse sea salt. Bake until light brown, 20-25 minutes. Remove from pans to wire racks. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

1 breadstick: 102 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.