Honey Hot Crispy Baked Cheese Bites

  • Ready in Over an Hour
  • Serves 8 People
  • Skill Level Medium

Contributed By:
Phillip | SouthernFatty.com

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 12 oz. mozzarella cheese
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1½ cups panko breadcrumbs
  • 1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
  • ¼ cup Sweet Baby Ray's Honey Hot Sauce
  • fresh parsley, to finish

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 475 degrees F and prepare a baking sheet with parchment or silicone baking mat.
  • Cut or prepare cheese into ½-inch cubes or small balls.
  • Freeze cheese for at least 30 minutes, preferably an hour.
  • In a dish, lightly beat eggs and melted butter.
  • In another dish, combine panko breadcrumbs with Cajun seasoning.
  • Toss cheese in the egg wash, followed by rolling heavily in the breadcrumb and seasoning mixture. Press mixture to coat well.
  • Transfer each to the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake for about 4-5 minutes and then switch oven to low broil with pan in lower rack position, if needed to give golden brown finish.
  • Top with fresh parsley to taste.
  • Drizzle, dip, or dunk into the Sweet Baby Ray's Honey Hot Sauce and enjoy.
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