Flaming Hot Mozzarella Sticks


  • 1 pack (12) mozzarella cheese sticks
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 large bag flamin hot cheetos (2 cups powdered)
  • 1 cup favorite jarred marinara sauce
  • Cooking spray
  • Basil for garnish
Flaming Hot Mozzarella Sticks Recipe


  1. Add your cheetos to a large ziploc and crush into a powder using a rolling pin or similar piece of equipment. Transfer to a bowl.
  2. Crack and whisk the eggs in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Dip each stick of mozzarella into the egg batter and then coat in the crushed cheetos.
  4. Place the mozzarella sticks on a plate or baking sheet and transfer to the freezer for at least 30 minutes.
  5. Preheat your air fryer to 375F.
  6. Spray the air fryer basket with cooking spray and add in the mozzarella sticks in a single layer.
  7. Spray the mozzarella sticks with cooking spray and air fry for 5-7 minutes or until crisp.
  8. Serve immediately with marinara sauce and garnish with fresh basil.