Thursday, July 28, 2011

Garlic Bread Sticks


1 ¼ cups flour

2 tsp sugar

1 ½ tsp baking powder

⅔ cup milk

½ tsp salt plus 1/2 tsp more

3 Tbsp butter or margarine, melted plus 4 tbs

1 tbs of garlic plus 2 tbs of garlic (pressed or chopped)!!!!!

2 tsp of basil (optional)


1. Combine dry ingredients and gradually add milk to form a soft dough.
Knead gently 3 or 4 times on a floured surface.
Roll out into a rectangle about 10″ x 5″ about an 1/2 - 1 inch thick and cut into 12 sticks.

2. Put the 3 tbs of melted butter a into a large baking dish (I use a 13″ x 9″ rectangular glass dish) and turn the sticks to coat them with the butter.

3. Bake at 450°F for 8 to 12 minutes.

4. Stir garlic, basil, and 1 tbs butter in a sauce pan on medium for about 1 minute. Add the rest of the butter and stir till melted, then pour over sticks.

5. Sprinkle with rest of salt.

Serve warm.