Study Group Snacks

One of the perks of being a grad student is that my classmates are willing to take part in study groups when we’re preparing for finals. For our last study session of the quarter, I decided to try some of the recipes that I found on

Even though I’ve become a better cook since coming to college, I’m not claiming to be an iron chef by any means, but I’ve gotten pretty good. Here’s what I made (most of these would make great appetizers at a party or get together):

1. Pizza Bites:

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Cut up canned biscuits, chopped pepperoni and sausage, mozarella cheese. Roll into balls, bake at 350 for 15 mins. Dip in Pizza sauce.

2. Mozarella Sticks

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Made by wrapping string cheese in egg roll wrappers. bake instead of fry.

Note: I ended up baking these and then having to fry them because they didn’t look very good.

3. Parmesan crusted zucchini

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Egg wash and bread zucchini with parmesan cheese and spices, then bake at 425 for 30 minutes (flipping halfway).

4. Parmesan knots:

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Roll biscuits into strips and tie into a knot; tuck ends under. Place 2 in. apart on a greased baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Then brush with parm mixture.

Most of these recipes came from my new favorite food blog FoodGawker. This website has a ton of really simple recipes that take minimal ingredients and minimal time.

Happy cooking!

3 responses to “Study Group Snacks

  1. they all look delish– I need to try and make all of them Gluten Free!

  2. I just ate lunch, and none of what I had could possibly be better than how those pizza bites look

  3. I can’t believe you are now eating zucchini!

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