The Olive Garden experience at home! Simple to make breadsticks starting with homemade dough that is topped with melted butter and garlic powder. Served with a fast and creamy Alfredo sauce for dipping.

PRINTABLE RECIPE:
https://food52.com/recipes/76402-breadsticks-olive-garden-style?preview=true

INGREDIENTS:
Breadsticks
12 ounces water
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon softened butter
1 tablespoon sugar
1 teaspoon salt
4 cups flour
2 teaspoons yeast
2 tablespoons melted butter
1/4-1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
Alfredo Sauce
1 stick butter
1 pint heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup Parmesan cheese
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
3 teaspoons flour

DIRECTIONS:
If using a stand mixer place all ingredients in the bowl, and knead for 8 minutes at setting #2.
Pull the dough out and smooth it out, then place back into the mixing bowl sprayed with cooking spray.
Cover with plastic wrap and allow to rise for at least one hour, or until double in size.
Sprinkle work surface lightly with flour, pull the dough out of the bowl gently and press into a large rectange.
Cut into 10-12 even slices, then place on a greased baking sheet rounding out the edges.
Bake at 375 for 25 minutes. Serve with Alfredo sauce.

ALFREDO SAUCE:
Place all sauce ingredients in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium hight heat whisking constantly.
Allow it to get thick and bubbly, then remove from heat.