String Cheese Sticks

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 24


2 1/4 cups Original Bisquick®
2/3 cup milk
1 package (8 ounces) plain or smoked string cheese
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce, heated


1. Heat oven to 450°. Stir Bisquick® and milk until soft dough forms beat 30 seconds. Place dough on surface sprinkled with Bisquick® gently roll in Bisquick® to coat. Shape into a ball knead 10 times.

2. Roll dough ¼ inch thick. Cut into eight 6 x 2-inch rectangles. Roll each rectangle around 1 piece of cheese. Pinch edge into roll to seal seal ends. Roll on surface to completely enclose cheese sticks. Place seam sides down on ungreased cookie sheet.

3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Mix butter and garlic powder brush over warm cheese sticks before removing from cookie sheet. Serve warm with pizza sauce for dipping.

There's something about eating with your fingers that brings on a smile. These tasty cheese sticks make a happy snack that's loaded with calcium.

"The smell of bread baking, as in these cheese sticks, reminds me of my mother's kitchen and stimulates my appetite-very therapeutic!" -Judy O.

NUTRITION FACTS: High in calcium, low fiber
1 Stick: Calories 250 (Calories from Fat 115) Fat 13g (Saturated 6g) Cholesterol 20mg Sodium 780mg Potassium 190mg Carbohydrate 24g (Dietary Fiber 1g) Protein 11g % DAILY VALUE: Vitamin A 8% Vitamin C 4% Calcium 30% Iron 6% Folic Acid 2% Magnesium 6% DIET EXCHANGES: 1 ½ Starch, 1 Medium-Fat Meat, 1 Fat

From "Betty Crocker's Living with Cancer Cookbook." Text Copyright 2005 General Mills, Inc. Used with permission of the publisher, Wiley Publishing, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 8
Total Calories: 24
Calories from Fat: 16

This String Cheese Sticks recipe is from the Betty Crocker's Living With Cancer Cookbook Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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