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Cheesy Mozzarella Bites

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 16

Make bite-size mozzarella sticks without the hassle of breading using Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls! ...MORE+ LESS-

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

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  • 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 Facts

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%
Potassium
20mg
1%
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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