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Fried Mozzarella Bites

I had a few won-ton wrappers hanging around after making my totally amaz-balls Sriracha and Cream Cheese Wonton Bombs. Not enough of them to make another batch (drat!), but plenty to not want to waste them. While wondering what to do with them, a truly genius thought entered my noggin. Fill them with cheese. Everything filled with cheese has the potential to be glorious, and never more so that when that thing is fried.

Fried Mozzarella Bites - Bakerlady

Here’s what you’ll need. String cheese. Wonton wrappers. And hot oil to fry in.

Fried Mozzarella Bites - Bakerlady

Cut each string cheese into thirds. Like so.

Fried Mozzarella Bites - Bakerlady

Wrap the cheese into little envelopes of deliciousness.

Fried Mozzarella Bites - Bakerlady

Fry until golden. And you can’t stand looking at them anymore because all you want to do is dunk them in some marinara and celebrate the melty goodness.

Fried Mozzarella Bites - Bakerlady

Perfectly crisp outer shell. No dipping in breadcrumbs or batter. No mess. No muss. No fuss. Just easy perfection.

Fried Mozzarella Bites - Bakerlady

These little bites are sure to make your next party feel like your home has transformed into a fabulous…um…is there such a thing as a trendy pub? Because that’s the closest I can think of. Pub food. But completely hip and cool. Man I love cheese. The end.

Fried Mozzarella Bites - Bakerlady

Print Recipe for Fried Mozzarella Bites

Fried Mozzarella Bites

8 string cheese
24 wonton wrappers
1 tbsp of water
oil for deep-frying

1. Cut each string cheese into thirds.
2. Wet the edges of the wonton wrapper with water, place cheese in the center, fold edges up, and roll.
3. Heat oil to 375 and fry for 1-2 minutes, flipping half-way through, until golden brown.
4. Remove from oil to a paper towel lined plate. Serve with marinara sauce if desired.


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