Pine Tree Parmesan Breadsticks

Enjoy the lemon-pine flavor in these savory breadsticks made with Parmesan cheese, rosemary and olive oil.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 60 min
  • Servings 12

Cornmeal, if desired
12
balls frozen white dinner roll dough (from 3-lb package), thawed
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
3
or 4 long fresh rosemary sprigs
1
tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Brush 2 cookie sheets with olive oil; sprinkle with cornmeal. Roll each ball of dough into 9-inch rope. Place ropes about 1/2 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  • 2 Brush 2 tablespoons oil over dough. Break 36 small clusters of rosemary leaves off rosemary sprigs. Using 3 clusters for each breadstick, insert stem end of each cluster 1/4 inch deep into top of breadstick. Sprinkle cheese over dough. Cover loosely with plastic wrap and let rise in warm place about 30 minutes or until almost double in size.
  • 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden brown.

Expert Tips

Rosemary adds its distinctive lemon-pine flavor to these whimsical savory breadsticks. Choose rosemary sprigs with deep green, firm leaves. Store it in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Breadstick
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
45),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
19g
19%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
6%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.