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Butter Dips

 Butter Dips
I like these bread sticks because I can whip them up in a hurry if company drops in unexpectedly (which happens often since my husband is a minister!). Most folks are amazed that a recipe this easy can taste so good!
32 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.


  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 3-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 to 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • Sesame seeds, garlic, onion or celery salt


  • In large bowl, combine the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and
  • cheese; add milk. Stir slowly with fork. When dough clings together,
  • turn onto well-floured surface. On a floured surface, knead gently
  • 10 times. Roll dough into 12-in. x 8-in. rectangle.
  • Cut dough in half lengthwise with sharp knife, then into 16 strips.
  • Place butter in a 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Dip both sides of
  • strips in melted butter. Place two rows in pan. Sprinkle with
  • topping of your choice. Bake at 450° for 12-15 minutes. Serve
  • immediately. Yield: 32 breadsticks.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 65 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 188 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.