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Mexican Cheesesticks With Shrimp Cilantro Dip

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2008-07-25 Appetizer
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These cheesesticks are a great starter for any fiesta.

  • Servings: 12

Ingredients:

1 pkg Refrigerated Breadstick Dough
½ pkg 40 % Less Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix
1 cup Mexican Blended Shredded Cheese
Dip
16 oz Sour Cream
¾ cup Salad Shrimp, thawed and drained
½ pkg 40% Less Sodium Taco Seasoning Mix
⅓ cup Fresh Finely Chopped Cilantro

Directions:

Heat oven to 375 F. Spray a large cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray. In a quart size ziptop bag, pour in 1/2 of taco seasoning mix. Unroll dough; separate into 12 breadsticks. Place one breadstick at a time in the ziptop bag and shake to cover with taco seasoning. Shake off excess. Place breadsticks 1 inch apart on sprayed cookie sheet. With finger, firmly press dough to make indentation lengthwise down center of each breadstick. Place shredded cheese in indentation. Bake at 375F for 12-17 minutes or until edges are golden brown and cheese is melted. Remove from oven and serve warm with dip.

Directions for dip

In a small bowl, combine sour cream, remainder of taco seasoning mix, cilantro, and shrimp. Mix well and chill dip while the cheesesticks are cooking.

Helpful Tips:

Place dip in center and place cheesesticks around dip. Makes 12 appetizers.