4 c. unbleached white flour
2 Tb. vegetable oil
2 Tb. granular yeast
1 1/2 c. lukewarm water
Coarse salt (optional)*
Combine two cups flour, oil, yeast and water in a large
bowl and beat with an electric mixer for a few minutes.
Add the remaining flour and knead for 10 minutes ot
until the dough is smooth and elastic.
If the dough is sticky, add a little more flour.
Pinch off pieces of dough and roll into long snakes.
Twist into shape and place on and oiled baking sheet.
Leave the sheet in a warm place for 1/2 hour for the dough to rise.
Brush with the beaten egg and sprinkle with salt or covering of your choice.
Bake at 450 degrees for 15 minutes or until browned.