Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Breadsticks

(from castro15’s recipe box)

Categories: Pizza/flatbread


  • 3/4 cup water (110-120°F)
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast
  • 1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Colby Jack cheese
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, more for topping
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley, more for topping
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1/4 cup sliced pepperoni


  1. Preheat oven to warm.
  2. In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, mix together your water, sugar, and yeast and let sit for 10 minutes to proof.
  3. Add in your flour and salt and turn onto medium and let the dough come together. Knead about 5-6 minutes.
  4. Spray a large bowl with cooking spray and place dough into the bowl, cover with clean kitchen towel.
  5. Turn oven off and place the bowl with dough inside and let rise until doubled in size, about 1 hour.
  6. Once risen, punch the dough down and turn onto a lightly floured surface and roll into a 12″×12″ square, place on parchment paper and set on baking sheet, set aside.
  7. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  8. In a medium bowl mix together your cheeses, garlic powder, and dried parsley.
  9. Reserve 1/2 cup of cheese mixture and sprinkle the remaining cheese mixture on one half of your dough.
  10. Fold dough in half, over your cheese mixture, and pinch edges to close.
  11. Using a pizza cutter or knife, slice into 1" breadsticks leaving attached where you folded it.
  12. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with a little more of your garlic powder and parsley then sprinkle with remaining cheese and pepperoni.
  13. Bake in the oven for 15-18 minutes, rotating your pan halfway through.
  14. Remove from oven and enjoy!

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