Thursday, July 30, 2009

Recipe for Pizza Hut Style Breadsticks

Hi everyone~ Well as usual I didn't intend to wait this long until my next post. Time is just really moving by quickly isn't it? Too quickly, in my opinion. We have been busy here cutting hay, gardening, and of course cooking. On Saturday, Lil' Farmchick and I went to Taylor Swift at the state fair. Wow-that young girl can sure put on a great show. Sunday found Jr. Farmer and I at another concert, Rodney Atkins. I love alot of his songs too. We had a great time at both concerts. We have two more concerts to attend--Gary Alan and Dierks Bentley.

I had several people ask questions about the sunflowers. The sunflowers are not just for fun and to look pretty. They are an actual crop that we plant with a planter and tractor. I will be posting more on that at another time. If you would like to see the sunflowers at harvest time go here.

So, I had a lot of people request the breadstick recipe. Here it is!!!


1 1/2 cups hot water

2 TB sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1/2 cup non-fat dry milk

1 TB yeast

3 cups flour

1/3 cup melted butter (half for the bottom of the pan and half for the top of the breadsticks)

your choice of topping, garlic, parmesan cheese, oregano, salt, pepper ect...whatever you want!

Dissolve sugar, salt and dry milk in the hot water. Add enough flour to make a soupy like mixture. Just add slowly until it looks right to you. When the mixture is no longer hot but still warm add the yeast and stir well. Add the rest of the flour--enought to form a moderately stiff dough. Knead the dough until smooth. ( I did this in my Kitchen Aid mixer). Now roll the dough into a rectangular shape the size of your baking pan. Spread half of the butter onto the bottom of the pan and then place the dough into the pan. Spread remaining butter on the top of the dough. (I skipped this part and just sprayed Parkay Butter Spray on the top just to save a few calories but if you really want them to taste like PH breadsticks then you should probably use the butter! :) Top of dough with topping of your choice or just leave them plain. Cut the dough into breadsticks (a pizza cutter works great) and let raise for 15 minutes. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 or until golden brown. That's it folks! :)

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Blogger The Farmers Oldest Daughter said...

Great recipe.

I know what harvest time is all about only ours is earlier in the year, May and June and then all of the work starts. It is rewarding.

Love your blog.


July 30, 2009 at 11:53 AM  
Blogger Grammy Linda / Behind My Red Door said...

Another yummy recipe - thanks for sharing!

July 30, 2009 at 12:16 PM  
Blogger Nel said...

I can't wait to try the breadstick recipe. I tried the buns that you had listed before and they were delicious! Thanks for sharing your recipes. I looked back at the Sunflower Harvesting, that is so interesting! Thanks for sharing!
Blessings... nel

July 30, 2009 at 6:23 PM  
Blogger Carolyn said...

I am in ND also and love the sunflower fields. Your recipes are wonderful thank you , Carolyn

July 30, 2009 at 6:40 PM  
Blogger Betty said...

Thanks for posting the breadstick recipe so mouth has been watering for two days!

Sounds as though you and the little farmers are having great fun at the fair; good for deserve a little time off now and then.

July 30, 2009 at 6:57 PM  
Blogger Farmgirl Cyn said...

Yum...looks delicious!
I bet once summer comes to a close, you'll be back on a more regular basis...right???

July 30, 2009 at 8:03 PM  
Blogger Kay said...

Thanks for the recipe!

Drooling over you getting to see Gary Allen! One of my favorite artists. Guess I'll make due with listening to my cds. ;o)

July 30, 2009 at 8:07 PM  
Blogger Beth E. said...

Thanks for sharing the recipe...I look forward to trying it out!

July 30, 2009 at 11:33 PM  
Blogger The Vintage Housewife... said...

wooooweeeee two wonderful lucky lady...and oooh wee those bread sticks look sooooo good...blessings cat

July 31, 2009 at 2:26 AM  
Blogger City girl turned Country Girl said...

Oh I LOVE Taylor Swift!!! And the other's too!!!

Oh the breadsticks will be so YUMMY!!! Thanks!!

July 31, 2009 at 3:47 AM  
Blogger vivian said...

HI doll! these look really good! Youre always making me hungry! hows the farming going there? I think were getting too much rain and thats causing problems for some of our farmers!
have a sweet day

July 31, 2009 at 6:23 AM  
Blogger Twisted Fencepost said...

Sounds like you are getting a little play mixed in with all the work. Way to go! Can't be having no dull farmers!!
Thanks for the recipe, I'll be trying this. My Boo loves bread sticks.

July 31, 2009 at 6:52 AM  
Blogger carolyn@primitive~devotion said...

Mmmmmmmmm! I am a bread lover, so these are one of my favs! Thanks for the recipe. I will definately try this one soon!

I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

July 31, 2009 at 7:49 AM  
Blogger FarmHouseFlair said...

Hey! I have been reading your blog for a year now and never realized that we live so close. My family and I live on the AFB and were at the Taylor Swift concert as well. What a small world. I can't believe it:) So glad you liked the oldest DD was at all the concerts, and is at Dierks Bently tonight. I am so short I couldn't see anything at the TS I decided not to go to anymore. Love your blog!

July 31, 2009 at 8:38 PM  
Blogger FarmHouseFlair said...

Hey! I have been reading your blog for a year now and never realized that we live so close. My family and I live on the AFB and were at the Taylor Swift concert as well. What a small world. I can't believe it:) So glad you liked the oldest DD was at all the concerts, and is at Dierks Bently tonight. I am so short I couldn't see anything at the TS I decided not to go to anymore. Love your blog!

July 31, 2009 at 8:38 PM  
Anonymous Irma's Rose Cottage said...

Can't wait to make these breadsticks. Thanks for sharing again.

Hugs :)


July 31, 2009 at 10:35 PM  
Blogger Paula said...

YUM! I mayb able to make this without it flopping!

August 3, 2009 at 8:40 AM  
Blogger Cheryl said...

Yummy! I'm not a big cook, but I may try these.

Happen up on your site and love it!

August 3, 2009 at 5:49 PM  
Blogger Wendi said...

Can't wait to try the breadsticks. Thanks for sharing!

August 4, 2009 at 8:42 AM  
Blogger KentuckyFarmGirl said...

These breadsticks look great! Can't wait to try them. Both of my boys love the Pizza Hut ones.

I just found your blog today and look forward to following you!

August 4, 2009 at 10:35 AM  
Anonymous jayme aka The Coop Keeper said...

Oh I absolutely love your blog! Thanks for visiting mine. I'll put your link on mine if you don't mind. Can't wait to have a good look around yours.

August 4, 2009 at 6:45 PM  
Blogger Traci said...

OHHHHH Yummmy!!!! I will certainly try these!!!

August 4, 2009 at 9:30 PM  
Blogger Martha said...

I just discovered your blog and truly enjoyed it! I will be back!

August 5, 2009 at 7:47 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Hey Farm Doll! I have to grab this bread stick recipe....I'm a carb fool! Thank you and have a lovely week! xo "no more bubbles for you".

August 18, 2009 at 3:24 AM  
Blogger Rambling Girl said...

Oh goodness my hubby loves these at Pizza Hut so now I can fix them for us...will have to try these out maybe this weekend!

August 25, 2009 at 10:00 AM  
Blogger confessionsofacountrygirl said...

Those breadsticks look soooo YUMMY!

August 27, 2009 at 4:04 AM  
Blogger Bevy said...

I am always trying to better my breadstick recipes. Haven't found a real good one yet. Yours are next to try. Can't wait. Thanks for sharing. This is the first time visiting your blog. Nice!

September 3, 2009 at 9:51 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

This is my first time visiting your blog...but I am excited to try this breadstick recipe. They sound good, and the pictures look great! I do however have a question, what size of pan do you use? 9x13 or one of the big cookie sheets? I just don't know how thick to make them...

September 28, 2009 at 9:40 AM  
Blogger Ummu Ameer said...

Hye :) This is my 1st time visiting your blog, accidentally stumbled upon it when i was searching for breadstick recipe :)can't wait to try your recipe, but by the word 'dry milk', do you mean the milk powder? tq

October 22, 2009 at 7:27 PM  
Blogger Farmchick said...

Yes--dry milk = milk powder! :)

October 22, 2009 at 8:03 PM  
Anonymous heather said...

I was skeptical, it seemed to easy and fast having bread rise for only 15 minutes, but wow! Fantastic! Thank you for sharing this recipe.

January 1, 2010 at 8:28 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

I just googled bread sticks and found your site... I'm making homemade pizza tonight and already had the dough going... so I'm making 3 pizzas and a thing of bread sticks, they are rising right now and look good.

January 15, 2010 at 3:14 PM  
Blogger Jennifer said...

Just wanted to come back and say... the whole family plus a friend loved the breadsticks, they will be a family favorite around here on pizza night :)

January 18, 2010 at 9:08 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for the recipe! this looks amazing!!!! :)

January 24, 2010 at 6:19 PM  
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April 22, 2010 at 10:05 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Made these the other day. About as close to the Pizza Hut breadstocks that I've been able to come.

They're great!

Thanks for posting this!

April 23, 2010 at 8:13 PM  
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June 8, 2010 at 10:11 AM  
Anonymous Tish said...

I try not to eat any artificial ingredients or food that I don't know what's in it. My adult son brings the commercial breadsticks home from Pizza Hut or anywhere else that sells them...almost every morning. I finally mentioned that I could make them from scratch...he said "you do and I'll never buy them again". Your recipe was the first one that sounded like I could pull it off. I DID and he DOESN'T anymore! Thank you so much, it came out perfect and I don't even know how to work with yeast very well. They were delicious! I alternate between the garlic topping, powdered sugar icing, and cinnamon and brown sugar toppings.

June 17, 2010 at 4:49 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What size of pan do you use for the breadsticks? Glass or metal? Thanks for helping an old man who left the farm long before you were born and long before anyone within 100 miles had ever heard of a breadstick ...

November 16, 2011 at 12:07 AM  
Blogger Farmchick said...

Anonymous`I use a 9 x 13 pan. Thanks for stopping by and for your comment....made me laugh! I hope you get this reply...I don't have any other way to contact you.

November 16, 2011 at 5:10 AM  

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