Homemade Whole Wheat Herbed Breadsticks

Herbed Breadsticks

I chose Homemade Whole Wheat Herbed Breadsticks as the first recipe in my One Dough, 31 Whole Grain Recipes series because these are so easy to get on the table.

As I stated before, I wanted to be able to get whole grain recipes on the table as easily as popping open a can. Having my master dough in the refrigerator I can make these quickly.

While I used 100% white whole wheat flour to make these breadsticks, you can use any of the whole grain combinations I talk about in the master dough recipe.

Now, the recipe says 1/4 of the master dough recipe. What does this mean? In this recipe, since you are making breadsticks, you really can just pull out as much as you think you need to make what you want. Simply pull off a chunk that looks like it is 1/4 of the dough and go with it!

Mixing in fresh or dried herbs imparts a delicious flavor into these breadsticks. While the recipe calls for oregano and thyme, you can use whatever herbs you’d like to compliment the meal you are preparing.

Homemade Whole Wheat Herbed Breadsticks


  • 1/4 Recipe Whole Grain No-Knead Bread Dough
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano or 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 425.
  2. Sprinkle herbs over dough and knead 4 or 5 times until herbs are evenly integrated.
  3. Roll dough out to a 15 x 7 inch rectangle.
  4. Cut rectangle into 1 inch strips.
  5. Twist breadsticks and place on greased or silpat lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  7. Remove to a cooling rack, brush with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper and they are ready to serve.

Want to make it even easier to get these on the table? Check out my Kitchen Shortcut: Seasoning Food in a Pinch. Such an easy tip that I use almost daily!

What herb combinations would you recommend?

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