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pizza cheese sticks

Pizza Cheese Sticks

These pizza cheese sticks are a must for your super bowl party. A great way to combine two great classics.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword cheese appetizers, cheese sticks, pizza sticks
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 17 minutes
Servings 32 sticks
Calories 89kcal


  • 12 sticks string cheese
  • 1 bag of mini pepperoni
  • 2 cups italian bread crumbs
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 TBSP oregano
  • 1 TBSP basil
  • 1 TSP garlic powder
  • 1 TSP paprika
  • 1 TSP onion powder
  • 4-6 cups Canola Oil


  • Cut string cheese in half and cut slits 3/4 away down in the cheese through the whole length of the stick
  • Stuff mini pepperonis in each slit
  • Mix together all spices with bread crumbs and spread out on a plate
  • Whisk together eggs in a bowl and spread out flour on a separate plate
  • Dip cheese sticks in flour then egg wash and then bread crumbs. Repeat with egg wash and bread crumbs
  • Heat oil in a pot to medium high heat. Once at temperature place a few cheese sticks at a times to cook. Be sure to keep them moving around to cook evenly.
  • Cook for about 30-45 seconds for a golden brown.
  • Take out and place on some paper towels to drain extra oil
  • Serve with marinara or ranch dressing


Serving: 1cheese stick | Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 183mg | Potassium: 29mg | Vitamin A: 75IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.6mg