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State Fair Crescent Cheese Curds

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 25 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 8

Cheese curds wrapped in crescent dough and deep fried--an easy way to create a State Fair favorite, right in your own home! ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
cups vegetable oil
1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
8
oz cheese curds, any variety (about 1 1/2 cups)
8
wooden skewers
Condiments, if desired (ranch dressing, Sriracha sauce, ketchup, flavored jam)

Steps

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  • 1
    In deep fryer or 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350°F.
  • 2
    Unroll dough, and cut lengthwise into 4 strips, then cut crosswise into 8 rows, making 32 squares.
  • 3
    Roll piece of dough around each cheese curd (no larger than 1 inch); stretch dough, and press to seal edges and completely cover cheese curd.
  • 4
    Fry cheese curds 8 at a time, about 1 minute, turning occasionally until dough is completely cooked through and deep golden brown. Drain on paper towels, and keep warm.
  • 5
    Thread 4 cheese curds on each wooden skewer. Serve immediately with condiments.

Expert Tips

  • Customize your cheese curds by serving with various dippers--spicy, sweet or both!
  • Can't find cheese curds in your grocery store? Use mozzarella sticks instead OR your favorite variety of cheese stick, such as Colby Jack, pepper Jack, Cheddar.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
130
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
6g
28%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
410mg
17%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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