How to make Crescent Mozzarella Sticks

These flavorful mozzarella sticks are an easy version to make at home. Kids will love dipping them in extra marinara sauce!

  • Prep time : 15 min
  • Ingredients : 6
  • Servings : 12
  • Total: 30 min


  • can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Crescent Rolls
  • 12 teaspoons Muir Glen™ Organic Pasta Sauce Cabernet Marinara (plus additional for dipping)
  • mozzarella cheese sticks (1 oz each), halved
  • tablespoons butter, melted SAVE $
  • teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • to 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
The Crescent Mozzarella Sticks recipe is incredibly easy. It contains simple ingredients that you should already have on hand. Pillsbury Crescents Butter Flake, Marinara Pasta Sauce, mozzarella cheese sticks butter(melted), Italian seasoning, grated Parmesan cheese
  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
    crescent mozzarella sticks
  2. Unroll 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dough sheet on ungreased cookie sheet; cut into 12 equal rectangles. Top each rectangle with 1 teaspoon Muir Glen™ organic cabernet marinara pasta sauce and half of a 1-oz mozzarella cheese stick. Roll up, taking care to pinch seams; place seam-side down on cookie sheet.
    refrigerated crescent dough sheet
  3. In small bowl, mix 2 tablespoons melted butter and 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning; brush on top of crescent dough sticks. Sprinkle with 1 to 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese.
    Crescent Mozzarella Sticks recipe
  4. Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve hot with additional sauce for dipping.

Expert Tips

Try adding a few mini pepperoni slices inside each for a pizza-inspired treat!
When adding the sauce to the inside, be careful not to let the sauce come to the edges, as this will make it more difficult to pinch the seams closed.

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