Recipe for Garlic Knots

Garlic knots may literally be the simplest and most profitable item you can put on your menu. Just strips of dough that have been knotted up, risen, baked, and basted with delicious garlic sauce. You can prepare one order at a time or prep them well in advance of the evening rush. The suggested selling price of $3.99. Download the customizable recipe/procedure in Microsoft Word® format (.docx) at the bottom of the page and implement in your pizzeria today!

Tools Needed

  1. Sheet Pan
  2. Roller Cutter
  3. Plastic Wrap

Preparation Steps

  1. Prepare a full-size sheet pan by lightly coating the pan with EVOO or non-stick spray and set aside.
  2. Gather three large dough balls.
  3. Flatten out each dough ball into a rectangular shape approx 14” x 9”.
  4. Cut into 2 pieces so that you have two 7×9 pieces.
  5. Cut each section long ways into 8 strips (7 Cuts) – this will be one order.
  6. Knot each strip and place onto a sheet pan. Allow enough space between each knot so it can double in size.
  7. Place 6 orders to a sheet pan, lightly spray the top with non-stick spray, and cover with plastic wrap.
  8. Use a black permanent marker to write the following directly on the plastic wrap
    1. “Garlic Knots”
    2. Date & time made
    3. Discard date or Use By Date of 48 hours later including today
    4. Your initials
  9. Place in the cooler
  10. Knots should rise until they have doubled in size so plan accordingly. Knots will take approx. 2-4 hours to rise at room temp or 1 hour in a proofer. Only proof what is needed.
  11. When ready to cook, place 8 knots on a 12” screen and place in the oven.
  12. Remove from oven when golden brown.
  13. Baste with garlic and place on a plate for dining in or into a container for carryout.

Serve with one dipping sauce

Recipe Details: Garlic Knots

Large Dough Ball3 each
Non-Sticky SprayAs needed
Extra Virgin Olive OilAs needed
Garlic SauceAs needed

Recipe Card: Garlic Knots

Recipe Card: Garlic Sauce