Cheese Twists – 1 SmartPoints


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


Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
Combine first 3 ingredients in a samll bowl; stir well, and set aside.
Unroll pizza dough, and roll into a 12 x 8 inch rectangle.
Lightly coat suface 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 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 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 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