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"Unfried" Baked Mozzarella Sticks - crunchy & gooey cheesy goodness without the guilt. Yay for healthy snacking! | www.craftycookingmama.com

"Unfried" Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Crunchy & delicious baked Mozzarella Sticks.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 22 mins
Course Appetizer
Servings 1 dozen


  • 6 Weight Watchers Light String Cheese Regular or Jalapeno
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon parsley
  • garlic powder a pinch
  • salt a pinch
  • olive oil for spritzing


  • Cut sticks of string cheese in half. Set aside.
  • Crack egg in a small bowl, beat.
  • In a separate bowl combine panko, flour, parsley, garlic powder & salt.
  • Dip a piece of string cheese into egg, then into panko. Press panko onto all surfaces & ends of cheese.
  • Place breaded cheese stick onto wax paper lined plate and repeat with remaining pieces.
  • Freeze breaded cheese sticks for at least half an hour. These can be made days ahead of time and kept covered in the freezer.
  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Line a cookie sheet with aluminum foil and spritz with olive oil.
  • Place breaded cheese sticks on cookie sheet. Spritz tops with olive oil.
  • Bake until tops are light golden brown - about 8-12 minutes.