Active dry yeast- 1 pkt
Warm water-2/3 cup
All purpose or unbleached flour- 2-2 1/4 cup
Sugar-1 1/2 tea spoon
Garlic salt- 1 tea spoon
Shortening- 1/4 cup
Water-1 table spoon
Egg white- of 1 egg
Sesame/ poppy seeds- for sprinkling
1.Grease a 15*10 inch pan.In a large bowl,dissolve yeast in 2/3 cup warm water.
2.Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup, level off.
3.Add 1 cup flour, sugar, garlic salt and shortening.Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 3 minutes at medium speed.
4.Stir in an additional 1 to 1 1/4 cups flour to form a soft dough.
5.Place dough in a greased bowl, cover loosely with plastic wrap and cloth towel.
6.Let rise in warm place until light and doubled in size, about 30-40 minutes.
7.On a lightly floured surface, knead dough about 10 times, or until no longer sticky.
8.Roll dough to 15*10 inch rectangle, place in the prepared pan.
9.Starting with 10 inch side, cut the dough into 12 strips.Cut strips in half forming 24 sticks.
10.Combine 1 table spoon water and egg white, blend well.
11.Brush on sticks, sprinkle with sesame seeds.
12.Cover; let rise in warm place, about 15-20 minutes.
13.Preheat oven to 375 degree F and bake 18-22 minutes or until golden brown.Serve with soup.
Ps: The bread sticks were good, but my shape wasnt..did not have enough patience to set it right !