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Herbed Cheese Sticks Recipe

Herbed Cheese Sticks Recipe

We love the breadsticks we get at our local pizza parlor when they're hot and gooey right from the oven. Now I can get that same wonderful goody, but I never have to leave the house. —Heather Bates, Athens, Maine
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:16 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package (6-1/2 ounces) pizza crust mix
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • Pizza sauce

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 450°. Mix pizza dough according to package directions, adding garlic powder to dry mix. Cover; let rest 5 minutes.
  • 2. Knead dough 4-5 times or until easy to handle. On a greased baking sheet, press dough into an 8-in. square. Brush top with oil; sprinkle with cheeses and Italian seasoning.
  • 3. Bake 6-8 minutes or until cheese is lightly browned. Cut in half; cut each half crosswise into eight strips. Serve with pizza sauce. Yield: 16 cheese sticks.

Nutritional Facts

1 cheese stick (calculated without pizza sauce) equals 72 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.