Baked Mozzarella Sticks

Buffalo Ranch Mozzarella Sticks

Course Appetizer
Prep Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 23 minutes
Servings 24
Author The Gunny Sack


  • 12 string cheese sticks made from mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup Hidden Valley Ranch dressing
  • 2 tbsp buffalo wings sauce
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 1/4 cups panko bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt


  • Cut the cheese sticks in half.
  • In a small bowl, mix together ranch dressing and buffalo wings sauce. Set aside.
  • In a second small bowl, mix together panko bread crumbs, black pepper and kosher salt. Set aside.
  • Put the flour in a third small bowl.
  • Coat the cheese sticks with flour.
  • Then, cover them in the ranch dressing and buffalo wings sauce mixture.
  • Finally, coat them with the bread crumbs mixture.
  • Place them on a sheet of waxed paper and freeze them for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  • Line the mozzarella sticks on a greased baking sheet and lightly spray them with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 6-8 minutes.