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State Fair Crescent Cheese Curds

State Fair Crescent Cheese Curds recipe

Cheese curds wrapped in crescent dough and deep fried - an easy way to create a State Fair favorite, right in your own home!

Ingredients

Method

  1. In deep fryer or 3-quart heavy saucepan, heat oil over medium heat to 350 degrees F.
  2. Unroll dough, and cut lengthwise into 4 strips, then cut crosswise into 8 rows, making 32 squares.
  3. Roll piece of dough around each cheese curd (no larger than 1 inch); stretch dough, and press to seal edges and completely cover cheese curd.
  4. Fry cheese curds 8 at a time, about 1 minute, turning occasionally until dough is completely cooked through and deep golden brown.
  5. Drain on paper towels, and keep warm.
  6. Thread 4 cheese curds on each wooden skewer.
  7. Serve immediately with condiments.

15 min prep time
25 min total time
5 ingredients
8 servings

Customize your cheese curds by serving with various dippers - spicy, sweet or both!

Can't find cheese curds in your grocery store? Use mozzarella sticks instead OR your favorite variety of cheese stick, such as Colby Jack, pepper Jack, Cheddar.

Nutrition Facts - Serving Size: 1 Serving Calories 220 Calories from Fat 130 Total Fat 15g Saturated Fat 6g Trans Fat 0g Cholesterol 15mg Sodium 410mg Total Carbohydrate 13g Dietary Fiber 0g Sugars 0g Protein g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 0% Calcium 20% Iron 4%

Exchanges:1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 1/2 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Reprinted with permission from Pillsbury.


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