Pizza Cheese Sticks
These pizza cheese sticks are a must for your super bowl party. A great way to combine two great classics.
Servings 32 sticks
- 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