Sesame breadsticks recipe

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Sesame breadsticks are the perfect party food treat. Serve with plenty of dip and watch them disappear - the kids will love them too. Get the recipe here:

Preparation Time15 mins
Cooking Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Cost RangeCheap

These sesame breadsticks are quick and easy to make and are great as finger food or for dinner parties. These crisp and soft all-in-one sticks are golden in colour and are sure to impress your party guests. Serve these breadsticks with homemade dips such as garlic and cucumber or hummus. Perfect for busy moments, these little breadsticks flavoured with delicious sesame seeds can be made in minutes and will keep for a few days in an airtight container.


  • 275g self-raising flour
  • 1tsp baking powder
  • 1½tsp salt
  • 225ml milk
  • 75g melted butter
  • 1tbsp sesame seeds




  1. Preheat oven to 400°F/200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas Mark 6 and you will need a non-stick baking sheet
  2. In a large bowl sift together the flour, baking powder and salt.
  3. Pour in one third of the milk and mix
  4. Continue to add the milk until you have a dough that is stiff but not sticky
  5. Turn out onto a clean surface and lightly knead for about 30 seconds
  6. Roll into a large rectangle and cut into strips about 2cm thick. Pour the melted butter onto a dinner plate
  7. Roll each strip in the melted butter, twist and place onto the baking sheet, about 1cm apart
  8. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds and bake for 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool
Top Tip for making Sesame breadsticks

Try sprinkling with pumpkin seeds or toasted pine nuts for different flavours