Copycat Olive Garden Breadsticks

olive garden breadsticks

yield: 16 prep time: 50 MINUTES cook time: 15 MINUTES total time: 1 HOUR 5 MINUTES


  • 3 -1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 pkg active yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoon salt
  • 1- 1/4 cup water warm
  • 2 tablespoon canola oil or butter


  • 3 tablespoons butter melted
  • 1 teaspoon each garlic powder and parsley


  1. Combine all ingredients (except for topping
    ingredients) in the bowl of a stand mixer and mix using the dough hook until combined on low. 
  2. Continue mixing about 5 minutes, adding just a
    little more flour if needed.
  3. Dough will be soft and slightly sticky; it won’t
    completely pull away from side of bowl.
  4. Proof the dough in the Instant Pot on the medium
    yogurt setting for 45 minutes.(If you do not have that simply cover in a bowl and let rise on the counter for 1-1/2 hour) .
  5. Punch down risen dough and lay out on the floured surface. roll dough into a 12 x16 inch rectangle.
  6. Use a pizza cutter to slice into 16 pieces.
  7. Pinched the long sides of each piece together to form a breadstick shape. 
  8. Place sticks pinched side down on a greased baking sheet, cover with towel, and let rise about 20 minutes. 
  9. Bake at 375° for 15-17 minutes.
  10. Mix the garlic powder, Italian seasoning and
  11. Brush each breadstick with melted butter and
  12. Serve immediately with soup or marinara sauce!
Nutrition Information

Yield 16 Serving Size 1 Amount Per Serving Calories 67 Total Fat5g Saturated Fat2g Trans Fat0g Unsaturated Fat3g Cholesterol 6mg Sodium176mg Carbohydrates6g Fiber0g Sugar1g Protein1g

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