1 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt, divided
1 pkg (1/4 oz) quick rise yeast
2 - 2 1/2 cups flour
2/3 cup warm water
1 tblsp vegetable oil
3 tblsp melted butter
1/2 garlic powder
1/4 tsp paprika
Italian Seasoning, optional
Parmesan Cheese, optional
IN food processor combine, 2/4 tblsp salt, yeast & 2 cups of flour. Process for 5- 10 seconds. Gradually add warm water and oil in steady stream. Process 1 minute or until smooth. Add 1-2 tblsp of water or flour, if needed.
Turn onto floured surface. Roll into a 12" x 15" rectangle. Cut into 12 strips. FOld each in half lengthwise, twist. Pinch edges to seal. Place 2" apart on greased backing sheet.
In a bowl, combine butter, garlic powder, paprika and remaining salt. Brush on dough. Sprinkle with seasoning and/or cheese if desired. Cover 25 minutes to rise.
Bake at 425 for 6-8 minutes until golden.