Baked Cheese Sticks
Breaded and baked, these ooey-gooey String Cheese sticks are sure to win over your family and friends.
- 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
- Pinch each salt, pepper and garlic powder
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1/4 cup dried bread crumbs
- 1 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
- 1/4 tsp paprika
- 1 pkg (12 oz) Burnett Dairy Mozzarella String Cheese, halved
- 1/2 cup marinara sauce
In shallow dish, toss together flour, salt, pepper and garlic powder. In separate dish, whisk egg with 1 tbsp water. In third dish, toss together bread crumbs, parsley and paprika.
Roll cheese strings in flour mixture to coat; dip in egg, then roll in bread crumb mixture to coat evenly. Freeze on waxed paper–lined baking sheet for 1 to 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 450°F. Place frozen sticks on parchment paper–lined baking sheet. Spray liberally with cooking spray; bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden and cheese is melted.
Meanwhile, in saucepan set over medium heat, heat marinara sauce for 3 to 5 minutes or until warmed through. Serve cheese sticks with marinara sauce.