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Cheesy Mozzarella Bites

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  • 25 min prep time
  • 30 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Make bite-size mozzarella sticks without the hassle of breading using Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls!

Ingredients

Peanut or canola oil for deep frying
1/3
cup Buffalo wing sauce
1/3
cup ranch dressing
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
4
mozzarella cheese sticks, each cut into 4 (1-inch) pieces

Steps

  • 1 In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 4 inches oil to 350°F over medium-high heat.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sauce and dressing; set aside in refrigerator.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 triangles. Cut each triangle lengthwise in half.
  • 4 Place 1 piece of cheese on pointed end of triangle, and roll up completely. Fold edges around cheese; press to close. Repeat with remaining dough and cheese.
  • 5 Fry in batches in hot oil 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until browned all over, turning halfway through frying to ensure even cooking. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sauce.
  • 1 In deep fat fryer or heavy saucepan, heat 4 inches oil to 350°F over medium-high heat.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sauce and dressing; set aside in refrigerator.
  • 3 Separate dough into 8 triangles. Cut each triangle lengthwise in half.
  • 4 Place 1 piece of cheese on pointed end of triangle, and roll up completely. Fold edges around cheese; press to close. Repeat with remaining dough and cheese.
  • 5 Fry in batches in hot oil 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until browned all over, turning halfway through frying to ensure even cooking. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sauce.

Expert Tips

Get the most out of your oil by frying unbreaded veggies first, followed by breaded veggies or cheese, then finally fish, chicken or pork.

These party-pleasing bites are great with the sauce for adults, but for kid-friendly flair, try serving with marinara or honey mustard.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Bite
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
320mg
13%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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