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Baked Mozzarella Bites Recipe

I am making these for the guys for New Year’s Eve.  They are a great appetizer and a recipe worth making.

Baked Mozzarella Bites Recipe

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  panko crispy bread crumbs

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll dough sheet; press into rectangle, 12×8 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.

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