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Butter Dips

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.


32 breadsticks

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!
Butter Dips Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 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 whole milk
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • Sesame seeds, garlic salt, onion salt or celery salt


  1. 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 12x8-in. rectangle.
  2. Cut dough in half lengthwise with sharp knife, then into 16 strips. Place butter in a 13x9-in. baking pan. Dip both sides of strips in melted butter. Place 2 rows in pan. Sprinkle with topping of your choice. Bake at 450° for 12-15 minutes. Serve immediately.

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