Simple Homemade Cheese Sticks

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By Rebecca Trent

I've made cheese sticks before, but when I discovered this idea I thought wow! Why didn't I think of this sooner.

serves 4
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • 1 c
    dry italian bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    basil
  • 1/2 tsp
    oregano
  • 1/8 tsp
    pepper
  • 12 stick
    string cheese
  • 1/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • cooking spray (such as pam)
  • marinara or spaghetti sauce
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How To Make

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees f. In small bowl, mix eggs and water until smooth and well blended.
  • 2
    In large plastic bag, mix bread crumbs, garlic, basil, oregano, and pepper. Seal bag. Shake well.
  • 3
    Coat cheese stick in flour, then dip in egg mixture, then in bread mixture. Then repeat egg mixture and bread crumbs!
  • 4
    Cover and chill in freezer about 30 min to 1 hour to allow batter to stick to cheese.
  • 5
    Place on baking sheet. Spray cheese sticks with cooking spray. Bake uncovered for 6-8 minutes. Use marinara sauce for dipping.
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