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Easy Cinnamon Sugar Breadsticks

Easy Cinnamon Sugar Breadsticks are simple homemade breadsticks that are made from scratch in just one hour.

Breadsticks are pretty much a must-have in our house. Whenever we have breadsticks, they’re the first thing that everyone goes for. So, I’ve come up with some faster, easier recipes to make homemade breadsticks without all of the fuss.

These Easy Cinnamon Sugar Breadsticks really are pretty simple to make. They don’t require a lot of hands-on time, and the shaping is the most time-consuming part of making these.

They’re so easy to throw together, and you’ll have fresh, made-from-scratch breadsticks in no time.

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Easy 60 Minute Cinnamon-Sugar Breadsticks

Soft homemade cinnamon sugar breadsticks that are made from scratch in just 1 hour!

Course bread, Dessert, Side Dish
Prep Time 48 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 16
Calories 142 kcal
Author i heart eating



  • 1 ½ cups warm water about 105 F
  • 1 tablespoon active dry yeast
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 3-4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter melted


  1. In the bowl of a stand mixer (or in a large bowl), stir together the warm water, yeast, and sugar. Let stand for 5-10 minutes or until foamy.
  2. Mix in flour and salt until dough clears the sides of the bowl.
  3. Knead dough for three minutes.
  4. Cover, and let the dough rest for 10 minutes.
  5. Grease an 11X17-inch baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray.
  6. Roll out the dough into about a 12x16-inch rectangle about 1/2-inch thick on a floured surface.
  7. Cut into 8 long strips with a pizza cutter.
  8. Cut the strips in half horizontally to make 16 strips.
  9. Twist strips or leave in strips.
  10. Place twist on prepared baking sheet.
  11. Repeat with remaining strips.
  12. Cover with greased plastic wrap, and let rise 20 minutes.
  13. Toward the end of the rising time, preheat oven to 350 F.
  14. Uncover, and bake 12-20 minutes or until golden brown.
  15. While breadsticks are baking, stir together granulated sugar and ground cinnamon.
  16. Brush bread sticks with half melted butter.

  17. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar mixture.
  18. Drizzle remaining half butter over breadsticks.

Recipe Notes

*Nutrition facts are estimated.

Nutrition Facts
Easy 60 Minute Cinnamon-Sugar Breadsticks
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 142 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 99mg 4%
Potassium 27mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 26g 9%
Sugars 7g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 1.8%
Calcium 1%
Iron 6.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.




Easy cinnamon sugar breadsticks are made from scratch in just 1 hour! Dough is egg-free, dairy-free, and vegan.

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  • Reply
    November 7, 2014 at 6:25 am

    We make a version of these almost every weekend, they are delicious.

    • Reply
      November 7, 2014 at 7:05 am

      It’s hard to go wrong with anything that has cinnamon and sugar! ;)

  • Reply
    Kelly @ Trial and Eater
    August 24, 2014 at 1:55 pm

    Mmm these look so good it’s dangerous! Sounds like they’d go great with a big cup of coffee or hot chocolate!

    • Reply
      August 24, 2014 at 2:56 pm

      Thanks!! =)

  • Reply
    August 22, 2014 at 12:26 am

    My kids will flip for these! They look so good!

    • Reply
      August 22, 2014 at 8:11 am

      Thanks, Julia! I hope they like them! =)

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