Wisconsin Cheese Spooky Parmesan Chicken Fingers

October 28, 2022
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Photo by Wisconsin Cheese
  • Prep time 40 minutes
  • Serves 24
Author Notes

The spookiest time of the year is finally here, and that means it’s time to recreate the Wisconsin Cheese Spooky Parmesan Chicken Fingers recipe - a crowd pleaser for both kids and adults! This recipe is made with delicious ingredients, including Weyauwega Star Dairy Parmesan cheese, an absolute must-try for your Halloween night dinner. Be sure to head over to for more details! —Wisconsin Cheese

What You'll Need
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 3 ounces Weyauwega Star Dairy Parmesan cheese, grated (1 cup)
  • 1 teaspoon each garlic powder and onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breast halves
  • Food coloring, optional
  • 24 sliced almonds
  • Ranch salad dressing
  • Warm marinara sauce
  1. Heat oven to 400°F. Line a 15 x 10-inch baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk the eggs, flour and mayonnaise in a large, shallow bowl until blended. Combine the bread crumbs, parmesan, garlic powder, onion powder and pepper in another large, shallow bowl.
  3. Flatten chicken to 1/2-inch thickness. Cut chicken lengthwise into 1-inch strips. Dip chicken in egg mixture, then coat with bread crumb mixture. Place on prepared pan.
  4. Using a new paint brush, paint food coloring if desired on almonds. Brush narrow ends of chicken strips with egg mixture; press on almonds.
  5. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in meat reads 165°F.
  6. Tint ranch salad dressing with 1 drop green food coloring if desired. Serve chicken fingers with dressing and marinara sauce.

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