Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Baker's Review Wednesday: Cinnamon Sugar Breadsticks w/ Cream Cheese Drizzle

Cinnamon Sugar Breadsticks w/ Cream Cheese Drizzle

2 1/4 tsp yeast
1/4 C sugar, divided
1 C warm water, divided
1 1/2 Tbsp oil
1 egg
1 /2 tsp salt
2 1/4 C flour
1/4 C butter, melted
Cinnamon Sugar mixture:  6 Tbsp sugar mixed with 1 tsp cinnamon

In mixer dissolve yeast, 1/2 Tbsp sugar and 1/2 C warm water.  Allow yeast to proof.  Add in oil, egg salt, 1 1/2 C flour and remaining sugar and water.  Mix until smooth.  Stir in remaining flour to form a soft dough.   Knead until smooth and elastic.  Place into a greased bowl and cover.  Let rise in a warm place for about 40 minutes or until doubled.

Punch down the dough and put onto floured counter.  Roll into a 8 x 14 rectangle.  Using your pizza cutter cut into about 10 pieces.  Roll each strip like a snake.  Then hang the dough over your finger in the middle and twist the two ends together.  Place on a greased cookie sheet and allow to rise for another 20 minutes or until doubled.

Preheat oven to 400 and bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.  Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with cinnamon sugar.  Drizzle with cream cheese glaze (see below)

Cream Cheese Drizzle:
4 ounces cream cheese
1 1/4 C powdered sugar
1 - 2 Tbsp whipping cream
1 tsp vanilla

Soften cream cheese and mix everything together.  Beat until a good consistency for drizzling.  Place in a ziploc bag and snip off the corner.  Drizzle over warm breadsticks.

(note: I made a double batch of breadsticks, so I also made a double batch of the cream cheese drizzle.  I think I probably had about 1/2 of the drizzle left.)

Yummy!  Delicious!  Oh, my, it was nummy, addicting-ness!!  Nice and fresh and warm and fluffy!  They were so good!  I would 101% recommend you try them!

Now that was fresh . . . the next morning, they weren't nearly as good.  If you warmed them up in the microwave for about 10 seconds, they were pretty good . . .but not NEARLY as good as fresh.  So go ahead.  Make them.  And eat them fresh.  All of them.  Because you may as well use all those calories on them when they're the best!!

Have a wonderful day!


The Raggedy Garden said...

I'm drooling!

Out in the Fields said...

Me too! I see you are starting up bakers review again, that might get me back trying some new recipes!


They were soooo delicious! And definitely not near as good the next morning.