Cheese Twists

 

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup grated parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (10 ounces) can pizza dough, refrigerated (Pillsbury)
  • butter-flavored cooking spray

Directions:

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl; stir well, and set aside.

Unroll pizza dough, and roll into a 12 x 8-inch rectangle.

Lightly coat surface of dough with cooking spray, and sprinkle with 2 tablespoons cheese mixture.

Fold dough in half to form an 8 x 6-inch rectangle.

Lightly coat the surface of dough with cooking spray, and sprinkle with remaining cheese mixture.

Using fingertips, press cheese mixture into dough.

Cut dough into 16 (8-inch-long strips.

Gently pick up both ends of each strip, and twist the dough.

Place twisted strips of dough 1/2 inch apart on a large baking sheet coated with cooking spray.

Bake at 425 degrees for 8 minutes or until lightly browned.

Remove twists from the pan, and let cool on wire racks.

Makes 16 servings (1 Cheese Twist Per Serving)

Nutritional Information: SmartPoints: 1 | Calories 34.2 | Carbs 2.1g | Protein 2.5g | Fat 1.7g | Sat. Fat 1.0 | Fiber 0.1g; | Sugars 0.3.

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