Crispy and gooey fried Havarti cheese bites

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These fried Havarti cheese bites are the perfect cheesy appetizer that everyone will love. Crispy on the outside and gooey on the inside, they are a crowd favorite for any occasion.


  • 1 block of Havarti cheese, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying


  1. In a small bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, salt, and pepper.
  2. Dip each cube of Havarti cheese in the flour, then the beaten eggs, and finally coat with the breadcrumb mixture.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a deep fryer or heavy-bottomed pot to 350°F.
  4. Fry the breaded cheese cubes in batches for 2-3 minutes, until golden brown and crispy.
  5. Remove from the oil and drain on paper towels before serving hot.

Interesting Facts

  • Havarti cheese is a creamy and mild cheese that melts beautifully when fried.
  • These fried cheese bites are a great party appetizer and can be served with marinara sauce or a creamy dipping sauce.