Cheese Poppers

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Serves 8 (3 poppers and 2 tablespoons sauce each).

All you need:

1/2 c. Hy-Vee plain bread crumbs
2 tbsp Hy-Vee panko bread crumbs
2 tsp chopped fresh thyme
8 Hy-Vee light mozzarella string cheese
2 Hy-Vee large eggs, lightly beaten
1 tbsp Hy-Vee flour
Hy-Vee non-stick cooking spray
1 c. Hy-Vee pizza sauce, warmed

All you do:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
In a shallow dish, combine bread crumbs and thyme. In two separate bowls, place eggs and flour. Cut each cheese stick into three pieces. Dip each piece into flour, then egg, then crumb mixture. Repeat dipping in egg and crumb mixture a second time. Arrange coated pieces on prepared baking sheet. Spray cheese poppers with non-stick cooking spray.
Bake for 9 to 10 minutes or until cheese is softened. Serve with pizza sauce.

Nutrition information per serving:
Calories: 120
Carbohydrate: 11g
Cholesterol: 55mg
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Fat: 4.5g
Protein: 10g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Sodium: 430mg
Sugars: 2g
Trans fats: 0g

Daily nutritional values:
10% vitamin A
4% vitamin C
20% calcium
4% iron