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Beer-Cheese Triangles with Zesty Cheese Sauce

Bisquick mix provides the base for these golden appetizers, and a salsa-and-bean sauce adds zip!



  • 2 cups Original Bisquick mix
  • 1/2 cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup beer
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
  • Sesame seed or poppy seed

Zesty Cheese Sauce

  • 8 ounces process cheese spread loaf, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup Old El Paso salsa (any variety)
  • 1/4 cup Old El Paso refried beans

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  1. Mix Bisquick mix, cheese and beer until soft dough forms; beat vigorously 20 strokes. Turn onto surface dusted with Bisquick mix; knead 5 times.
  2. Roll dough into a 16 x 10-inch rectangle. Cut into 2-inch squares; cut squares diagonally in half. Spread with melted butter; sprinkle with sesame seed. Separate and place on wax paper-lined cookie sheet. Freeze for about 1 hour or until firm.
  3. Place frozen triangles in airtight container. Freeze up to 1 month.
  4. To bake, heat oven to 450 degrees F. Place triangles on ungreased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.
  6. Serve with Zesty Cheese Sauce.
  7. To make Cheese Sauce: Heat all ingredients over low heat in 1 1/2-quart saucepan, stirring occasionally, until cheese is melted and sauce is hot.