Homemade Ham & Mozzarella Cheese Sticks (Baked Cheese Sticks)

This Baked Cheese Sticks recipe is filled with delicious Ham & Mozzarella Cheese. These Homemade Mozzarella Cheese Sticks are healthier than the traditional fried version. These Ham and Cheese Sticks are a snack you can feel great about feeding your family. So easy and yum!

Baked Mozzarella Sticks filled with ham & cheese on baking tray

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Baked Cheese Sticks (Ham & Cheese)

This Baked Cheese Sticks Recipe is a healthier take on fried Cheese Sticks. They’re filled with Ham & Cheese for a whole new flavor!

Obviously Henry isn’t old enough yet (just 9 months) to eat these baked mozzarella cheese sticks, but I have kid friendly food on the mind lately. I want to get recipes under my belt that will be perfect for him when he’s a bit older. So I’ve been scouring cookbooks for kids and getting so many fun ideas (like this homemade cheese sticks recipe)!

I plan to post a lot more healthy(ish) kid friendly recipes so I hope you guys are on board for that! I want to serve him foods that we will all enjoy, not just food for babies.

Take this Baked Ham and Cheese Sticks recipe, for example. We are BIG fans of mozzarella cheese sticks around here but I don’t really want to be feeding Henry a bunch of fried foods. These baked mozzarella sticks are the best of both worlds. They’re easy to make, super flavorful, full of melty cheese, and baked to perfection! Winner!

This Baked Mozzarella Cheese Sticks Recipe filled with Ham & Mozzarella Cheese is a fun and healthy version of fried Cheese Sticks. You’ll feel good about feeding these Ham & Cheese Sticks to your family!

Homemade Ham & Cheese Sticks on baking tray

Homemade Mozzarella Sticks on baking tray, one pulled apart with ham & cheese

Healthy Ham & Cheese Sticks Recipe – Baked not Fried!

The best part about these ham & mozzarella cheese sticks is that they’re baked instead of fried. They may not be the epitome of health, but baked mozzarella sticks are infinitely better than their fried counterpart. This mozzarella sticks recipe is so fun to serve at home for the whole family!

If Henry really is my son, then he’s going to LOVE LOVE LOVE cheese. Any kind, any form, any meal. All day every day. I love that this baked mozzarella sticks recipe is an easy and relatively healthy way for kids and adults to get their cheese fix. Wrapped in ham and baked into an eggroll is an amazing way to eat melty cheese. We are big fans of these cheese sticks!

How to Make Cheese Sticks

Making traditional deep-fried mozzarella sticks isn’t the easiest (or healthiest). So instead of how to make mozzarella cheese sticks, I’m going to show you how to make this BAKED Mozzarella Sticks Recipe.

There are a few difference between the mozzarella cheese sticks you’re used to and these baked ham & cheese sticks, but I promise you’re going to love them! These Homemade Mozzarella Sticks are going to be even better.

What’s so different about these baked cheese sticks?

  • They are BAKED instead of fried
  • We’re using eggroll wrappers instead of deep-fried breading
  • We’re adding in some tasty ham
  • And to make things easy, we’re using mozzarella cheese sticks for the cheese filling

Once you try this Homemade Cheese Sticks Recipe, you’ll never want to go back to those fried Mozzarella Sticks (okay, maybe just every once in a while for a guilty treat). But you really won’t miss them once you’ve had these Ham & Cheese Sticks. And your kids will love them too!

Baked Ham & Mozzarella Cheese Sticks arranged on baking trays

Close up of baked mozzarella stick with ham & cheese

These Baked Ham & Cheese Mozzarella Sticks would be a great way to ring in the new year, celebrate the Super Bowl, or just have for after school snacks at home. It’s a great way to feel good about the snacks you’re giving your family. I’m not saying these baked mozzarella sticks are healthy, but they are a healthier twist on a favorite. You gotta indulge every once in a while!

Baked Ham & Cheese Mozzarella Sticks

Stay tuned for even more kid friendly food! If you have any requests please leave them below! I’m looking forward to brainstorming. Hope you enjoy :)

See recipe card below for details on this yummy Baked Ham & Cheese Sticks Recipe. Enjoy!

 

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