One of the best ways to set an atmosphere for Valentine’s day is through festive food. If you are planning a Valentine’s day party for your office or family and would like to have a Valentine’s Day theme, you can do so with appetizers.
Perfect for the beginning of an Italian dish, these breadsticks are shaped like cupid’s heart and arrow. It makes 4 hearts and 4 arrows.
•1 tube (11 ounces) refrigerated breadsticks
•2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
•Â½ teaspoon dried minced onion
•Â½ teaspoon dried tarragon
•Â½ teaspoon dried oregano
•Â½ teaspoon dried thyme
•Â½ teaspoon dried parsley flakes
•1/8 teaspoon onion powder
1.Separate breadstick dough into six pieces. For each heart, unroll four pieces and twist if desired; seal perforations and pinch ends together. Shape into hearts on an ungreased baking sheet.
2.For arrows, unroll remaining two pieces and separate into four breadsticks. With scissors, cut one end of each breadstick into a point.
3.About 2 in. from the point, cut out a triangle from both sides of breadsticks (discard removed pieces). At the other end of the breadstick, make diagonal cuts on each side, creating feathers. Place on baking sheet with hearts.
4.In a small bowl, combine butter and seasonings. Brush over the dough. Bake at 375Â°F for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.