Homemade Garlic Knots - soft and fluffy and packed with flavor, your family and friends will, love these.
Combine the butter, garlic and Italian seasoning. Set aside.
Add the dry ingredients into the bowl of your stand mixer. Blend together the wet ingredients and pour in. Mix with the paddle until a dough forms.
Switch up for the dough hook and knead until smooth and elastic.
Transfer to bowl greased lightly with olive oil, cover and allow to rise to double in size (about an hour).
Punch down, and place on a floured surface. Divide dough into 24 pieces.
Roll each strip into ropes, and tie the dough into knots. Tuck the ends underneath the roll.
Place on a greased baking sheet, and set somewhere warm until puffy (about 45 min). Heat the oven to 375°F.
Brush with topping and bake the knots for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden brown.
Brush hot rolls with topping and sprinkle with parmesan if desired. Devour.