Homemade Bread Sticks
|Active dry yeast||1⁄4 Ounce (1 Package)|
|Warm water||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Raw sugar||1 Tablespoon|
|Vegetable margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened|
|Unbleached white flour||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Sesame seeds||To Taste|
|Poppy seeds||To Taste|
|Celery seeds||To Taste|
|Coarse sea salt||To Taste|
In a mixing bowl dissolve yeast in warm water.
Add salt, sugar, margarine, and 1 cup flour.
Beat well until smooth.
Gradually add remaining cup of flour, and knead dough on a floured board until smooth.
Put into a bowl, cover, and let dough rise for 1 hour until it doubles in size Divide dough in half.
Cut each half into 24 pieces.
Roll out each piece of dough into a 6 inch pencil-slim stick.
Place sticks on a greased baking sheet 1 inch apart.
Brush with egg beaten with 1 Tbsp water.
Sprinkle sticks with a mixture of sesame seeds, poppy seeds, celery seeds, and cornmeal or cokrse sea salt.
Bake bread sticks in a 350 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes until golden brown.