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Easy Cheese Sticks

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Easy Cheese Sticks
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 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.
Updated Nov 28, 2013

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

Steps

  • 1
    Place cheese sticks on tray; freeze at least 1 hour.
  • 2
    Heat 2 inches of oil to 375°F 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    Take a dip! Serve cheese sticks with salsa, spaghetti or pizza sauces--they’re perfect for dipping.
  • tip 2
    Freezing the cheese first allows the outside to get crispy before the cheese starts to melt.

Nutrition

110 Calories, 9g Total Fat, 4g Protein, 3g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
80
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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