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Easy Cheese Sticks

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  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 30
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Make this appetizer favorite at home! The crispy, golden brown outside holds rich, gooey melted cheese.

Ingredients

1
lb Monterey Jack, Cheddar, Swiss or mozzarella cheese, cut into 3x1/2-inch sticks
Vegetable oil
1
cup Original Bisquick™ mix
1
teaspoon paprika
1/2
cup milk
1
egg
Marinara sauce, if desired

Directions

  • 1 Place cheese sticks on tray; freeze at least 1 hour.
  • 2 Heat 2 inches of oil to 375ºF in large heavy saucapan or follow manufacturer's direction on deep fryer. Beat Bisquick mix, paprika, milk and egg until smooth. Dip cheese, 1 stick at a time, into batter, covering cheese completely.
  • 3 Fry 8 to 10 sticks at a time 1 to 2 minutes, turning carefully, until golden brown. Drain on paper towels. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Serve with marinara sauce.

Expert Tips

Take a dip! Serve cheese sticks with salsa, spaghetti or pizza sauces--they’re perfect for dipping.

Freezing the cheese first allows the outside to get crispy before the cheese starts to melt.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value
Total Fat
9g
14%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
18%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
135mg
6%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
3g
1%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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