For your next big game party try our cheese stuffed breadsticks. Pizza crust seasoned with Italian spices and stuffed with gooey mozzarella cheese!
Who doesn't love a good cheesy bread? Soft and chewy bread topped with melted cheese that stretches when you grab a bite.
Well, what if we added cheese to the inside of the bread and topped it with melted butter, herbs, and spices?
That's exactly what we did for today's post. These cheese stuffed breadsticks are sure to please any lover of cheesy bread. So, let's get started.
How to make cheese stuffed breadsticks?
Scroll to the recipe card below for ingredient amounts and full instructions.
- First, start by preheating your oven to 425°F, and placing parchment paper on your sheet pan.
- Next, open the pizza dough and unroll the raw pastry. Use your knife to cut the dough into six (6) equal sized pieces.
- Unwrap six mozzarella sticks. Place one cheese stick in the middle of each piece of pizza dough.
- Carefully wrap the dough around the cheese stick. Be sure to pinch around the seam to seal the breadstick.
- Otherwise, the breadstick will burst open during the baking process and all that melted cheese will ooze out of the snack.
- Once all the breadsticks are filled and sealed, place them on the baking sheet. Be sure to leave about two inches of space between each one. That gives the appetizers room to grow as they bake.
- At this point, you can melt the butter (in your microwave) and combine it with the garlic powder, Italian seasonings, and salt.
- Afterward, drizzle the butter (or use a pastry brush) over the breadsticks and sprinkle them with the mozzarella cheese.
- Last, place them into the oven to bake for twelve to fourteen minutes or until they're done. Remove them from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes before serving them with marinara or ranch.
Recipe Card with Ingredient Amounts and Instructions
- 14 ounces refrigerated pizza dough, 1 can
- 6 mozzarella cheese sticks
- 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt, or to taste
- ½ teaspoon garlic powder, or to taste
- ½ teaspoon Italian seasonings
- 1 ounce mozzarella cheese, shredded
- Preheat the oven to 425°F, and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Unroll the pizza dough and stretch it out slightly to form a large rectangle. Use a pizza cutter or sharp knife to cut the rectangle into 6 even pieces.14 ounces refrigerated pizza dough
- Place a mozzarella stick onto each piece of dough, and form the dough around the mozzarella stick. Make sure to seal the dough well, and pinch all seams tightly. Otherwise, the cheese will ooze out while the breadsticks bake.6 mozzarella cheese sticks
- Arrange the breadsticks about 2 inches apart on the baking sheet. Melt the butter, and stir in the salt, garlic powder, and Italian seasonings. Use a pastry brush to apply the melted butter mixture to each breadstick and top with shredded mozzarella.1 tablespoon unsalted butter½ teaspoon kosher salt½ teaspoon garlic powder½ teaspoon Italian seasonings1 ounce mozzarella cheese
- Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until the breadsticks are golden brown. Remove from the oven and let the breadsticks cool for about 5 minutes before serving.