Weight Watchers Friendly Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

2019-10-30T10:45:32-05:00May 10th, 2018|Food|15 Comments

Raise your hand if you’ve been personally victimized by mozzarella sticks! 🙋‍♀️

(Just want the recipe? Here you go!)

I swear I can have a perfect week on a diet, then all of the sudden mozz sticks come out of no where and ruin everything! No one has self control over a plate of hot melted cheese, I don’t care who you are. Well, I joined Weight Watchers (again) this year, and I’m making balance a goal. If I have mozzarella sticks, then I need to balance it with something healthy. Or… make healthy mozzarella sticks? Have my mozz sticks and eat them too? Yes please! With some inspo from some of my fellow-Weight Watchers, I’ve designed the perfect points-friendly Wonton Mozzarella Sticks!

I highly recommend making these in an air fryer. They come out perfect each time, and it’s quick and easy. I’ve linked a few air fryers below! I recommend using one with a digital timer and temperature control as mine is not, and it’s difficult to know exactly what temp / time I dial.

The string cheese I use is 4sp for 3 sticks, however the brand Lucrene has string cheese that is 3sp for 3. I was unable to find any near me!

 

Okay, first thing’s first: unwrap 3 string cheeses and cut them in half!

Weight Watchers Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

 

Next, lay one of the halves across the corner of a wonton wrapper like this:

Weight Watchers Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

 

Wrap it up like a burrito:

 

Weight Watchers Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

 

Weight Watchers Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

 

On the open side, use a damp paper towel to wet the edge so it sticks to itself and stays closed. For difficult wrappers, I sometimes run the whole thing quickly under a faucet so it seals.

 

Weight Watchers Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

 

Do this for all 6 string cheese halves.

 

Weight Watchers Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

 

Spray them with cooking spray, flip and spray again. I like to season them a little bit with Italian Seasoning or Garlic Powder!

 

Weight Watchers Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

 

 

Put them in the basket of your airfryer, setting the temp to 390º, and the timer to 6min. About 3min in, make sure you take the basket out and shake them up!

Then, voila! (If the cheese melts out a little, just clean it up asap. The light cheese should pull off very easily). Pair them with Daily Dose of Pepper’s 0sp Marinara Sauce and you’ve got a delish appetizer or dinner!

 

 

Weight Watchers Wonton Mozzarella Sticks

 

You can have 6 of these for 7sp, versus buying the frozen TGI Friday’s Mozz Sticks, which are 3sp for 1!

 

Ingredients

3 Light String Cheese (4sp)
6 Wonton Wrappers (I used Frieda’s Asian Specialties Won Ton Wrappers: 6 are only 3sp)
Cooking Spray
Garlic Powder
Italian Seasoning

 

Directions

  1. Cut the three string cheeses in half.
  2. Place 1 half string cheese on top of 1 wonton wrapper. Fold in the sides and roll the cheese until it is fully covered by the wonton wrapper.
  3. Wet the edge of the wonton wrapper and rub it to seal closed.
  4. Repeat for all 6 mozzarella sticks.
  5. Spray with cooking spray, then sprinkle with garlic and seasonings.
  6. Place in airfryer for 6 minutes at 390º. I recommend pulling them out about half way through and shaking the basket!

 

For the record, I have tried these in the oven as well. Based on the handbook for my airfryer, I put them on a cookie sheet at 440º for 6 minutes, then flipped them and broiled for a minute or so, and the cheese exploded out of them! They were crispy and delicious still, but they weren’t as put together as the airfryer version.

 

Nutritional Info

6 mozzarella sticks per serving. 7 Freestyle Points; 7 Smart Points; 7 Points Plus (all calculated with an online calculator – let me know if you find any discrepancies!)

Calories: 250, Fat: 8g, Carbs: 25g, Protein: 22g (calculated with My Fitness Pal)

 

 

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15 Comments

  1. Oakley @ Frieda's May 10, 2018 at 5:51 pm - Reply

    Oh my gosh. YUMMMMMM!!!!!! Thank you for sharing your recipe.

    • Megan May 10, 2018 at 5:56 pm - Reply

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  2. Phoebe May 11, 2018 at 11:04 am - Reply

    Love this post! They look so lush will defo be trying them out! X

  3. Rosemary Arbogast August 21, 2018 at 11:15 am - Reply

    These look awesome to serve at a party! Definitely healthier than the frozen version I sometimes buy.

  4. Jareena August 21, 2018 at 11:47 am - Reply

    I’m starvvinnng ! This looks soooo delicious 🙂

  5. Lauren August 21, 2018 at 12:18 pm - Reply

    These look delish and easy to make! I love the idea of a healthy version of a classic/a personal fave! Thanks for this!

    Lauren
    https://livebythesunshine.com

  6. Stine Mari August 21, 2018 at 12:56 pm - Reply

    This is great! I love having healthier versions of comfort food (although I love the non-healthy too). We definitely need the balance!

  7. GiGi Eats August 21, 2018 at 1:07 pm - Reply

    Oh wow, those look AMAZING!!! AND CRUNCHY!

  8. kristen August 21, 2018 at 2:13 pm - Reply

    wow these look amazing! I LOVE moz sticks!! So delish! Thanks for sharing!

  9. Oh my gosh, yes, mozzarella sticks can be my downfall too 🙂 so I love this recipe!!!! Only a few ingredients and simple to put together, sign me up!!!! Definitely going to be trying these. Thanks!!!!!

  10. Evelyn Hernandez August 21, 2018 at 8:07 pm - Reply

    We recently got an air fryer and love it, thanks for the recipe, we will try it soon!

  11. Jennifer August 21, 2018 at 10:30 pm - Reply

    Oh my god, my family and I love mozzarella sticks! This is perfect.

  12. Tiffany August 22, 2018 at 12:46 am - Reply

    I legit did a Scooby Doo “huhhhh”? These sound delicious and perfect for a lower points snacks. Thanks so much for sacrificing yourself to test these out. ;OD

  13. Kasey Ma August 22, 2018 at 10:41 am - Reply

    Wowo these look great! I really don’t think I would be able to make them look this good though.

    Kasey Ma
    thestylewright.com

  14. Cindy Ingalls August 22, 2018 at 11:51 am - Reply

    What a smart idea. I don’t really like fried food but when I do have it on occasion, I want all the flavor without the heavy fried skin and greasy texture. Using a wonton skin will definitely help with both of those.

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