A recipe for the Olive Garden's garlic butter breadsticks can be found at ABC News, The Food Network, The Country Cook and dozens of other food blogs. The ingredients of the recipes vary, but the most common ingredients tend to be garlic salt, sea salt, garlic powder and melted butter.
The recipes usually include a recipe for the breadsticks as well, making it simple to recreate the Olive Garden's signature appetizer. Many of the blogs, including Shugary Sweets, explain that the breadsticks taste the best when the garlic butter sauce is applied during and after the baking process. The recipes can be tailored to the cook's taste preferences as well.