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Light and Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Rated as 3.83 out of 5 Stars
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"This is a light version on a classic appetizer. Serve with marinara sauce."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 181
Original recipe yields 4 servings (8 cheese sticks)

Directions

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  1. Preheat a toaster oven on broil setting, or set an oven rack about 6 inches from the heat source and preheat the oven's broiler. Spray a small baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Insert toothpick vertically into each cheese stick half to mid-way point. Beat egg in a small bowl. Place bread crumbs in a separate small bowl.
  3. Dip each cheese stick into egg, then press into bread crumbs. Repeat dipping in egg and breadcrumbs for a double-thick coating. Place cheese sticks on prepared baking sheet and spray with additional cooking spray for uniform browning.
  4. Broil in preheated oven until golden brown, 4 to 5 minutes. Allow cheese sticks to set before serving, about 1 minute.

Footnotes

  • Partner Tip
  • Reynolds® parchment can be used for easier cleanup/removal from the pan.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 181 calories; 8.4 15.6 11.6 66 580 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Used Italian seasoned Panko crumbs. Followed recipe exactly. Family scarfed them up! This recipe is super easy and fast! Thank you sharing!

Most helpful critical review

I basically just made a pan of cheese with some bread crumbs scattered throughout.

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Used Italian seasoned Panko crumbs. Followed recipe exactly. Family scarfed them up! This recipe is super easy and fast! Thank you sharing!

Delicious! I used seasoned whole wheat breadcrumbs, but that was my only change. I definitely recommend using the toothpicks as it made it so easy to coat the mozzarella sticks without making a ...

Definitely tasty, but the mozzarella oozed out of the breading, so it was one big mess. I tossed the whole mess into the marinara sauce and ate it with a fork. Yum, but not finger food.

I basically just made a pan of cheese with some bread crumbs scattered throughout.

Turned out horribly and I put them in for 4 minutes but they burnt at 2 1/2 but it’s all I had to eat for lunch so I ate them

My boys loved these. Will definitely make them again.,