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Prosciutto-Wrapped Grissini

Prosciutto wrapped grissini
Prosciutto-Wrapped Grissini

This recipe and photography were provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at 

Grissini are very dramatic, long, thin, Italian breadsticks. Wrapped in salty prosciutto, they make an easy appetizer or elegant accomplice to soups, salads and antipasti. Look for grissini in the cracker aisle or Italian section.

Prosciutto-Wrapped Grissini

Prosciutto-Wrapped Grissini

Start-to-Finish: 30 minutes
Hands-On Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 3 oz. box of grissini, about 25 sticks
  • 25 thin slices of prosciutto, cut lengthwise into 44 long strips


  1. Wrap 2 strips of prosciutto tightly around the breadsticks. Arrange the grissini upright in a decorative jar or vase much like a bouquet of flowers and serve.

Make-ahead: Wrap the grissini with prosciutto up to 1 hour ahead of time. This is a great job for the kids!

Prosciutto-Wrapped Grissini

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Carla Snyder in her kitchen
By Carla Snyder
Carla has spent the past 30 years in the food world as a caterer, artisan baker, cooking school teacher, food writer and author of 6 cook books including the James Beard nominated Big Book of Appetizers. Her passion is sharing fresh, cooked-from-scratch weeknight meals that cut prep time and practically eliminate that nightly sink full of dishes.

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