Fried Mozzarella-Pepperoni Sticks made easy with a few simple ingredients. These are a fun appetizer for any party.
Who doesn’t love fried mozzarella sticks? It’s always one of those “special restaurant” appetizers we seem to reserve for only having when we are out to eat. But, what if you want to serve them at home? Too hard to make? Not anymore.
A while back I was reading a magazine, I think it was Taste of Home, and it mentioned using egg roll wrappers and string cheese to make these sticks. I thought it was a brilliant idea, but I couldn’t stop there. I’ve added pepperoni to mine to put this appetizer on a pedestal. Serve with your favorite marinara sauce or make my Ultimate Pizza Sauce for the best taste.
Wow, what a treat these were on a very cold, snowy and wet day at my house. You might die and go to heaven once you bite into these. So good!!
So easy to wrap up.
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Fried Mozzarella-Pepperoni Sticks
- 12 pieces string cheese
- 12 egg roll wrappers
- 36 slices pepperoni
- oil for deep frying
- marinara or pizza sauce
- On top of an egg roll wrapper, place three pieces of pepperoni as shown in the picture. Place a piece of string cheese on top. Fold corners over cheese. Fold bottom corner over cheese and pepperoni and keep rolling until cheese is tightly sealed. Moisten corners with water to seal. Repeat with the rest of wrappers, cheese and pepperoni.
- In a skillet, heat oil to 375 degrees F. Fry sticks, a few at a time, for 30-60 seconds on each side until completely brown. Drain on paper towels. Serve with sauce.
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