crunchy grissini (hard Italian breadsticks)

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Crunchy grissini breadsticks are light, airy and so cheesy. They’re filled with salty grated parmesan, coated in seeds, and baked until crisp and snackable.

  • Author: Indi Hampton
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Yield: 36
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: Vegan


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp instant yeast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp poppy seeds
  • 1/2 tbsp flaky salt


  1. Combine flour, yeast, olive oil, parmesan, kosher salt and 1/2 cup warm water in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook. Mix on medium speed for 10 minutes, or until very smooth. Let rest 10 minutes. Mix on medium speed another 10 minutes. Transfer to a clean bowl, coat lightly with olive oil, cover with plastic wrap and let rest in the fridge for 10 minutes.


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