Mozzarella sticks are a guaranteed crowd pleaser. You can buy them already made in your local grocery store's freezer section, but there's nothing like a fresh batch from scratch. You don't have to be a chef to make these crispy and cheesy appetizers, just this follow recipe and tutorial on how to make mozzarella sticks.

What You'll Need

  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup of Italian style breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 12 sticks of string cheese cut in half
  • 1 cup vegetable oil or oil with a high smoke point
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
mozzarella sticks


  • First, whisk eggs and milk together.
  • Then, coat pieces of cheese in flour and dip in the egg and milk mixture.
  • Next, roll the saturated piece of cheese in breadcrumbs.
  • To fully cover the cheese in breading, dip in egg and breadcrumbs again.
  • Repeat this process for the remainder of the cheese sticks.
  • Freeze breaded sticks for about 2 hours or until completely frozen.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet or medium-sized pot and cook sticks until they are golden brown.
  • When they're are done, drain them on a paper towel.
  • Lastly, serve your crispy mozzarella with marinara sauce and enjoy.

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