• 2 Ratings

Crisp, yeasty, and thoroughly healthy, these breadsticks combine whole grains and cheese in a delightful way.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large bowl combine the warm water, yeast, and honey, stirring until yeast dissolves. Let stand for 5 minutes or until foamy.

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  • Stir 1/2 cup water and 2 tablespoons butter into the yeast mixture. Stir in 1 cup of the whole wheat flour, the millet flour or all-purpose flour, pepper, and salt. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Stir in cheeses until combined.

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  • Turn out dough onto a lightly floured surface. Knead in enough of the remaining whole wheat flour to make a soft dough that is almost smooth and elastic (3 to 5 minutes total). (Or switch to the dough hook attachment of the mixer and knead the dough on medium speed for 3 to 5 minutes or until smooth and elastic.) Shape dough into a ball. Place in a lightly greased bowl; turn once to grease surface of dough. Cover; let rise in a warm place until nearly double in size (about 1 hour).

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  • Punch down dough. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Cover; let rest for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, grease two large baking sheets or line with parchment paper; set aside.

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  • Roll dough to an 18x11-inch rectangle. Cut dough rectangle lengthwise in half, then crosswise in half to make four 9x5 1/2-inch rectangles. Cut each rectangle lengthwise into nine strips, each about 1/2 inch wide. Holding each strip by the ends, twist several times. Arrange strips close together on the prepared baking sheets. Cover with waxed paper and let rise in a warm place for 30 minutes.*

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  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Using a pastry brush, brush dough strips with 2 tablespoons melted butter. Bake in the preheated oven about 12 minutes or until golden. Serve warm.

*Make-Ahead Directions:

At this point, you can wrap the baking sheets with plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator overnight. Let stand at room temperature for 1 hour before baking.

Nutrition Facts

54 calories; 2 g total fat; 1 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 1 g monounsaturated fat; 6 mg cholesterol; 71 mg sodium. 41 mg potassium; 6 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 49 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 8 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 30 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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