Breaded Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Guests will devour these breaded mozzarella cheese sticks, which are especially yummy when served with a side of marinara sauce or ranch dressing.

Breaded Mozzarella Cheese Sticks

Ingredients:

1 cup vegetable oil

1 package of 12 string-cheese sticks

3 eggs, beaten

1 ½ cups flour

1 ½ cups seasoned bread crumbs

Optional: Marinara sauce or ranch dressing

Directions:

Heat oil on medium heat in a frying pan.

Beat the eggs in a small bowl. Put the flour on a plate and the bread crumbs on another plate.

Take each cheese stick and dip it in the egg; flour; egg; flour; egg and bread crumbs.

Take a pair of tongs and place each breaded cheese stick in the hot oil. Brown one side, which takes about 10-15 seconds, then turn onto other side and brown. Remove to a paper-towel-lined plate. Serve mozzarella sticks on a platter with a side of marinara sauce or ranch dressing. Serves 6.