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homemade mozzarella sticks

a recipe by
Tawnya Gardner
Woodland, CA

I love bar food! It is expensive when you go out to eat or even buy it frozen in the grocery store. This is one of my favorite recipes that I have found to make this type of food at home. Really great for a kid's after school snack or a game day treat!

serves 2-4
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For homemade mozzarella sticks

  • 12 stick
    of string cheese in your choice of cheese, you can also use low sodium
  • 1 lg
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 5 Tbsp
    bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
    parmesan cheese
  • a dollop of olive oil or cooking spray

How To Make homemade mozzarella sticks

  • 1
    Cut the cheese sticks in half, making 24 slices, then freeze the slices in the freezer until completely frozen. Preheat oven to 400 degrees
  • 2
    Beat the egg in a small bowl. Use a separate bowl to combine the bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese
  • 3
    To bread cheese sticks, dip the frozen cheese sticks into the flour, then into the egg, then into the bread crumb mixture.
  • 4
    Once all the 24 sticks are coated place them on a baking sheet covered with aluminum foil coated with a few drops of olive oil or sprayed with cooking spray ( this will keep clean up easy and keep the sticks from sticking to the pan)
  • 5
    Bake in the oven for about 4 minutes or until crisp. They need to be watched closely so they don't melt completely! Dip in some warm marinara or just enjoy plain!