Texas Cornbread Sticks

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 18 Minutes


1 cup yellow cornmeal
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 1/4 cups buttermilk
1/4 cup butter, melted
1 large egg
1 tablespoon vegetable oil


Combine first 5 ingredients; make a well in center. Stir together buttermilk, butter, and egg. Add to flour mixture, stirring just until moistened.

Heat cast-iron cornstick pans in a 450° oven 5 minutes or until hot. Remove pans from oven, and brush lightly with oil. Spoon batter evenly into hot pans.

Bake at 450° for 18 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from pans immediately; cool slightly on wire racks.