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Cheddar-Salsa Biscuit Strips

 Cheddar-Salsa Biscuit Strips
A few ingredients are all you'll need for these tender breadsticks that get their kick from salsa. "I brought them to a wedding shower and got rave reviews," says Peggy Key of Grant, Alabama. "They're an excellent finger food for parties and equally good alongside soup or chili."
18 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.


  • 1-2/3 cups self-rising flour
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Additional melted butter, optional


  • In a large bowl, combine the flour and cheese. Stir in the salsa,
  • butter and water just until combined. Turn dough onto a floured
  • surface; knead gently 6-8 times or until smooth.
  • Roll out into a 12-in. x 6-in. rectangle. Cut into 2-in. x 1-in.
  • strips. Place 1 in. apart on a greased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 425° for 6-8 minutes or until golden brown. Brush with
  • butter if desired. Remove from pan to wire racks. Serve warm. Yield:
  • about 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 84 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 228 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.