Baked Mozzarella Bites

201  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 20 min total
  • Makes 15 servings.

These easy-to-make appetizers are sure to both surprise and delight your guests with the great flavor of fried mozzarella sticks without the frying step!

Baked Mozzarella Bites Recipe


  • 1 pkg. (8 oz.) low-moisture part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 60 RITZ Reduced Fat Crackers
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce


  • Heat  oven to 325°F.
  • Cut  cheese crosswise into 15 slices, then cut each slice in half.
  • Top  30 crackers with cheese; cover with remaining crackers. Place in 15x10x1-inch pan.
  • Bake  8 min. or until cheese begins to melt. Meanwhile, heat spaghetti sauce. Serve cracker sandwiches as dippers with the sauce.

Recipe Tips

Special ExtraTop each cheese slice with a small fresh basil leaf before covering with second cracker.


Nutrition Information

Makes 15 servings.
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Good source of calcium
  • Diabetes Center

Carb Choices


Diet Exchange

1 Starch,1/2 Fat

Nutrition Notes

Made with better-for-you ingredients, this great-tasting version of a popular appetizer can fit into your healthful eating plan. And as a bonus, the cheese is a good source of calcium.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 110 
    • Total fat 5 g
    • Saturated fat 2 g
    • Cholesterol 10 mg
    • Sodium 300 mg
    • Carbohydrate 11 g
    • Dietary fiber 1 g
    • Total sugars 2 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 5 g
    • Vitamin A 4 %DV
    • Vitamin C 2 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 15 %DV
    • Iron 4 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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