AuthorEllsworth
DifficultyBeginner

How can one go wrong with deep fried cheese wrapped in bacon?

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time20 minsCook Time1 minTotal Time21 mins

 2 qts (8 cups) oil for frying
 6 eggs
 ½ cup milk
 1 lb Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery Cheese Curds
 2 cups flour
 1 package bacon
 Marinara or other sauce for dipping

1

Heat oil in deep fryer or heavy skillet to 375°F.

2

In medium bowl, combine milk and eggs; whisk until smooth.

3

In another bowl, toss cheese curds with flour to coat. Place panko breadcrumbs in third bowl. Dip cheese curds in egg mixture; then roll in panko bread crumbs to cover. If curds need additional coating, dip again in egg mixture and bread crumbs.

4

Slice each strip of bacon in half and wrap around breaded cheese curds. If necessary, use toothpicks to keep bacon in place.

5

Fry cheese curds in batches for approximately 60 seconds each batch. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with marinara or your preferred dipping sauce.

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Ingredients

 2 qts (8 cups) oil for frying
 6 eggs
 ½ cup milk
 1 lb Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery Cheese Curds
 2 cups flour
 1 package bacon
 Marinara or other sauce for dipping

Directions

1

Heat oil in deep fryer or heavy skillet to 375°F.

2

In medium bowl, combine milk and eggs; whisk until smooth.

3

In another bowl, toss cheese curds with flour to coat. Place panko breadcrumbs in third bowl. Dip cheese curds in egg mixture; then roll in panko bread crumbs to cover. If curds need additional coating, dip again in egg mixture and bread crumbs.

4

Slice each strip of bacon in half and wrap around breaded cheese curds. If necessary, use toothpicks to keep bacon in place.

5

Fry cheese curds in batches for approximately 60 seconds each batch. Drain on paper towels. Serve immediately with marinara or your preferred dipping sauce.

Deep Fried Bacon-Wrapped Cheese Curds