Baked Mozzarella Sticks

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by Marie

Calories are cut by baking these mozzarella sticks instead of deep frying, but all the great flavor is still there!

Top Review by Lakerdog2

Oh wow, these were an absolute hit at my house last night! I used low fat string cheese, 1/2 breadcrumbs and 1/2 panko. I DID double dip the sticks as instructed in step 6. I felt that was a vital step as not much of the crumb mixture stuck the first time I dipped them. I sprayed with olive oil instead of drizzling with butter and these were SUPERB! Kids wanted me to make more after they devoured the first one. Thanks so much for sharing! Low fat, healthy and delish! I will be making these quite often.

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Directions

  1. Cut cheese in 1/2" x 1/2" x 3" sticks.
  2. Toss with flour and set aside.
  3. In small bowl, beat together eggs and water and set aside.
  4. In separate bowl, combine bread crumbs, italian seasoning and garlic powder.
  5. Dip sticks in egg mixture, then coat with crumbs.
  6. Repeat this process.
  7. Place on a plate in a single layer, cover with foil and chill for 2 hours.
  8. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  9. Place cheese sticks on an aluminum foil lined baking sheet and drizzle with melted butter.
  10. Bake until crisp, about 8 to 10 minutes.Flip after 5 minutes.
  11. Heat a little spaghetti sauce to use for dipping.

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