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Cheesy Bread Sticks on a white plate.

Cheesy Bread Sticks

Cheesy Bread Sticks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Italian


  • Square Baking Pan
  • Nonstick Spray


  • 1 package Birrittellas Traditional Dough
  • 2 tbsp Butter (Melted)
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Parsley Flakes
  • 1 tsp Basil Flakes
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano
  • 1 cup Shredded Mozzarella Cheese
  • 1/3 cup Grated Parmesan Cheese
  • Fresh Basil (Optional)


  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Lightly grease your baking pan with nonstick spray.
  • Stretch your room temperature dough to form the size of your pan.
  • Combine the melted butter, garlic powder, and herbs. Brush all over the dough. Top with cheeses. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until crust is golden and cheese is melted.
  • Slice into breadsticks and serve with fresh basil.
Keyword Bread, Cheese, Dough

Important Dough Guidelines

  1. Keep in the fridge for up to 50 days.
  2. Round the dough with flour to prevent sticking, brush with olive oil, put in a bowl, and cover.
  3. Let the dough rise for at least 3.5 hours before using.
  4. Preheat your oven to 475°F or higher, if possible.

    Important: Rounding pizza dough is a crucial step in the pizza-making process. By shaping the dough into a smooth, uniform ball, you not only create an aesthetically pleasing base but also ensure even cooking. This process helps trap the carbon dioxide and alcohol produced by the yeast, allowing the dough to rise properly and develop the desired texture and flavor.