These crunchy, salty breadsticks are a delicious and fun addition to any meal.Yield: 16 servings
|2 cups||all-purpose flour|
|1 1/2 teaspoons||baking powder|
|1/2 to 3/4 cup||ice water|
|1 tablespoon||olive oil|
|1/4 teaspoon||coarse salt|
|1/4 teaspoon||dried thyme|
In a food processor, combine the flour, baking powder, salt and shortening; cover and process until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. While processing, gradually add water until dough forms a ball.
Transfer to a floured surface. Roll dough into a 10-in. x 8-in. rectangle. Cut into 10-in. x 1/2-in. strips. Twist each strip four times and place on baking sheets. Brush with oil. Combine coarse salt and thyme; sprinkle over breadsticks.
Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a wire rack. Yield: 16 breadsticks.