Fried Cheese Stuffed Doritos: A Crunchy Twist on a Classic Snack


1 cupCrushed Doritos (choose your favorite flavor)
8 sticksMozzarella cheese
2Eggs, beaten
1 cupAll-purpose flour
1 cupBreadcrumbs
Vegetable oil for frying

🧀 Detailed Ingredients:

  • 1 cup crushed Doritos (choose your favorite flavor)
  • 8 sticks of mozzarella cheese
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • Vegetable oil for frying


Prep Time: 40 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

  1. Prepare the Coating: Place the crushed Doritos, flour, and breadcrumbs in separate shallow dishes. Beat the eggs in another dish.
  2. Coat the Cheese: First, roll a mozzarella stick in the flour, shaking off the excess. Dip it in the beaten eggs, then roll it in the crushed Doritos. For extra crunch, you can double dip by repeating the egg and Doritos coating step.
  3. Chill: Place the coated mozzarella sticks on a plate and freeze for at least 30 minutes. This helps the coating to set and prevents the cheese from melting too quickly when fried.
  4. Heat the Oil: In a deep fryer or large pan, heat the vegetable oil to 375°F (190°C).
  5. Fry the Cheese Sticks: Fry the mozzarella sticks in batches, being careful not to overcrowd the pan. Cook until they are golden brown and crispy, about 1-2 minutes per side.
  6. Drain: Use a slotted spoon to transfer the fried cheese sticks to a plate lined with paper towels to drain any excess oil.
  7. Serve: Enjoy your Fried Cheese Stuffed Doritos hot, with your favorite dipping sauce on the side.

Nutritional Information (per serving):

  • Calories: 220 kcal


  • Experiment with different flavors of Doritos for unique taste combinations.
  • Ensure the oil is hot enough before frying to achieve a crispy coating.
  • Serve immediately for the best texture and flavor.

Cook Techniques:

  • Double dipping the cheese sticks ensures a thicker coating for extra crunch.
  • Freezing the coated cheese sticks helps them hold their shape while frying.


Q: Can I use a different type of cheese?
A: While mozzarella is traditional, you can experiment with other cheeses like cheddar or pepper jack for different flavor profiles.

Q: Can I bake these instead of frying?
A: Yes, you can bake them in a preheated oven at 400°F (200°C) for about 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through.


These Fried Cheese Stuffed Doritos offer a delightful combination of cheesy goodness and crunchy texture. Whether as a snack for game night or a fun appetizer for parties, they are sure to be a hit with everyone. Get creative with your favorite dipping sauces and enjoy the crispy, gooey goodness of this unique snack!

More Recipe Suggestions and Combinations:

  • Try using different types of chips or snacks for coating, such as Cheetos or pretzels.
  • Experiment with dipping sauces like marinara, ranch, or salsa for added flavor variety.
  • Serve alongside fresh veggies or a salad for a balanced meal option.