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3 Ingredient Flourless Cheese Breadsticks

overhead photo of sliced Flourless Cheesy BreadsticksThese cheesy breadsticks are super easy to make. They only require 3 ingredients and are also gluten-free and low carb.

So I feel slightly less guilty that I ate almost the entire thing by myself. Totally not exaggerating. I saved 3 pieces for Mr. K and the rest went straight into my stomach.
a close-up photo of 3 Ingredient Flourless Cheese Breadsticks

The dough for these breadsticks is actually a cheese pizza crust. Cheese, eggs and a little seasoning are mixed together and baked to form a thin pizza-like crust.
a photo collage showing how to make the cheese crust

How to Make the Cheese Crust

Step 1: Combine the cheese, eggs, and seasonings in a food processor until smooth.

Step 2: Process the cheese mixture until smooth.

Step 3: Press the cheese mixture into an even layer in a square baking pan lined with parchment paper.

Step 4: Bake the cheese crust at 350°F for 20 minutes.

Once the crust is baked it doesn’t just taste like a bunch of melted cheese. It looks like a crust and it has a chewy and soft texture.
a close-up photo of a stack of flourless cheese breadsticks

The crust is then topped with more cheese and baked until melted, for a cheesy finish.

You can eat them as is or dip them in marinara sauce. I absolutely loved how these turned out. Crispy, cheesy, chewy. I can’t wait to make them again.
Flourless Low Carb Cheese Breadsticks with marinara dipping sauce on the side

3 ingredient flourless breadsticks

3 Ingredient Flourless Cheesy Breadsticks

Servings: 5 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
The easiest cheesy breadsticks. You only need three ingredients to make these low-carb and gluten-free breadsticks.
5 from 3 votes

Ingredients

For the Breadsticks

  • 1 1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning

For the Topping

  • 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 tbsp shredded parmesan cheese optional
  • 1 tsp finely chopped parsley optional

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Line a 9 x 9 inch square baking pan with parchment paper. (I like to do the 2 sheets of parchment paper going in opposite directions, like in the photo above).
  • In a food processor, add 1 1/2 cups cheese, eggs and seasoning. Blend until everything is combined.
  • Scoop out batter into baking pan. Carefully spread mixture until it evenly covers the bottom of the pan. Place into the oven and bake for about 20 minutes. The crust should be fairly firm with no wet dough remaining on top. Remove from oven and let cool for a few minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Carefully remove crust off of parchment paper and place onto an oven-safe cooling rack. The cooling rack will help allow the bottom to crisp up. Sprinkle surface with remaining 1/2 cup cheese. If desired, you can substitute 2 tbsp of mozzarella for 2 tbsp of parmesan which gives it a little different flavor. Place cooling rack into the oven and cook breadsticks for about 5 minutes, or until cheese is melted and blistered.
  • If desired, sprinkle with parsley before cutting and serving.

Notes

You can add in other cheese blends for more variation but I recommend that the crust be mainly mozzarella cheese as some cheeses, like cheddar, will cause the crust to be too salty.

Nutrition

Serving: 2breadsticks, Calories: 142kcal, Carbohydrates: 3.1g, Protein: 11.4g, Fat: 9.2g, Saturated Fat: 4.9g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.7g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2.7g, Trans Fat: 0.3g, Cholesterol: 98.2mg, Sodium: 297.1mg, Fiber: 0.1g, Sugar: 0.9g, Vitamin A: 400IU, Vitamin C: 0.8mg, Calcium: 290mg, Iron: 0.5mg, Net Carbs: 3g

The nutrition information provided are only estimates based on an online nutritional calculator. I am not a certified nutritionist. Please consult a professional nutritionist or doctor for accurate information and any dietary restrictions and concerns you may have.

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44 comments on “3 Ingredient Flourless Cheese Breadsticks”

  1. These are delicious! I added 3 tbsp almond flour and 1/4 tsp baking powder, like a fathead dough, but mixed it in the food processor. So much easier than stirring it all together by hand, rolling it out, etc.

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