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Copycat Pizza Hut Breadsticks

Copycat Pizza Hut Breadsticks

Pizza Hut Breadsticks were one of my favorite appetizers growing up! I finally recreated them in my own kitchen - so delicious - just like I remembered them!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 1 hr 25 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 8



  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 oz packet instant rapid rise yeast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cups warm water
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk room temperature
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 4 tbsp butter melted

Seasoning Mix

  • 4 tbsp Parmesan grated
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 2 tsp garlic powder (or 3-4 cloves roasted garlic)
  • 1 tbsp basil
  • 1 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1 tbsp butter melted



  • In a stand mixer with the dough hook, add sugar, yeast and salt. Add the warm water and room temp milk and whisk to mix well.
  • Sit for 10 minutes until mixture starts to bubble
  • Add the olive oil and stir again
  • Set oven to warm
  • Turn mixer to low and slowly add flour until a dough begins to form. Increase the speed to medium low and knead for about 5 minutes. The dough should pull from the sides of the bowl.
  • Place dough on lightly floured surface and lightly roll out to rectangle shape. Do not overwork the dough
  • Coat the bottom of a jelly roll pan with half melted butter
  • Place dough into jelly roll pan and brush with remaining butter
  • Wrap pan tightly in plastic wrap. Turn off the oven and place pan in warmed oven for 90 min. Dough wil puff up and double in size. Remove from oven and remove plastic wrap.
  • Preheat the oven to 475.
  • Using a pizza cutter, score the dough to make 10 breadsticks
  • Bake for 15 min until golden and the edges begin to crisp
  • While the sticks are in the oven, prepare the seasoning. In a small bowl stir together cheese, onion powder, oregano, basil and salt.
  • Remove the breadsticks from the oven and brush with butter and garlic
  • Sprinkle on Parmesan mixture
  • Cut and serve!
Keyword breadsticks, copycat, pizza hut
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