Soft Breadsticks

Olive Garden Breadsticks – make your favorite Olive Garden breadsticks right in your own kitchen! These super soft, tender, buttery and garliky breadsticks will go with all your favorite soups, pastas and just about anything else.

Soft Breadsticks

For the breadsticks

  • 1 1/2 cups warm water, (110 degrees)
  • 2 1/4 tsp active dry yeast, (1 package)
  • 2 Tbls sugar
  • 4 1/4 cups bread flour
  • 1 Tbls salt
  • 2 Tbls melted butter
For the topping
  • 1/4 cup butter, , melted
  • 1 tsp garlic salt

  1. In a small bowl combine the sugar, yeast and warm water. Let stand for 5 minutes, or until foamy.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together the flour and salt. Add the yeast mixture and butter. Mix until it starts to come together in a ball. Knead for 5 minutes.
  3. Form the dough into a square on your counter. Divide the dough into 12 equal pieces. Roll into a bread stick.
  4. Place on a lined baking sheet. Cover and let rise for about 45 minutes.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Bake bread sticks for 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  6. Mix together the butter and garlic salt. Brush over the cooked bread sticks.
  7. Allow to cool slightly before serving