In a jug where you have the
Water (1 cup)
Granulated Sugar (2 Tbsp)
and sprinkle over the
Active Dry Yeast (1/2 Tbsp)
, mix and let it sit for 5-10 minutes or until foamy.
In a large bowl, add
Bread Flour (3 cups)
Salt (1/2 Tbsp)
and mix. Add the yeast mixture and
Butter (1/4 cup)
mix with a wooden spoon until the dough comes together, then switch to your hand. Knead the dough on a surface for 10 minutes.
Oil the bowl, place the dough in the bowl, brush the top and sides of the dough, cover with plastic wrap or kitchen towel and let the dough double in size for 1 1/2 hours.
After time passes, remove dough from the bowl, place it on your work surface and form it into a 16-inch or so log and divide the dough into 12-14 portions. Roll each piece of dough into a 7-inch log. Place dough log on a baking sheet line with parchment paper, cover and let it rise for 30-45 minutes.
Bake them for 15 minutes at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Meanwhile make the garlic butter by mixing together the
Butter (3 Tbsp)
Italian Seasoning (1/4 tsp)
Salt (1/4 tsp)
Garlic Powder (1/4 tsp)
. As soon the breadsticks come out of the oven, brush them with butter mixture.