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Easy Baked Mozzarella Bites

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 24

Make your favorite restaurant appetizer at home with these kid-approved bites—perfect for dipping. MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet
8
mozzarella sticks (from 12-oz package), unwrapped and cut crosswise into thirds
3
tablespoons butter, melted
2/3
cup Progresso™ Italian style panko crispy bread crumbs

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough sheet; press into rectangle, 12x8 inches. Using pizza cutter, cut rectangle into 6 rows by 4 rows to make 24 (2-inch) squares.
  • 2
    Place mozzarella stick in center of each rectangle; bring dough up and around cheese sticks; press edges to seal.
  • 3
    Place melted butter in small bowl. Place bread crumbs in another small bowl. Dip each stick into butter; shake off excess. Roll in bread crumbs to coat. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  • 4
    Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Serve with warm marinara sauce or ranch dressing. Or both. Yum!
  • Change up the flavor of these crunchy two-bite snacks by using other varieties of cheese sticks.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
40
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
200mg
8%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
0%
0%
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; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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