These crunchy Pizza Wontons are a simple snack for the kids filled with cheese, sauce, and pizza toppings.
Alright who else is heading to the movies with the kids this weekend for Kung Fu Panda 3?! I’m going to spend the weekend with my niece and nephew and that was the first thing they asked about. Going to the movies with Grandma and Aunt Kat is extra fun because we let them have as many Gummi Bears as they want!
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In celebration of the movie release I’ve teamed up with a bunch of other talented bloggers to bring you some Kung Fu Panda 3 themed crafts, snacks, and printables. Check out my pizza wonton recipe and then head on over to their blogs to see what fun ideas they came up with.
Asian Sweet & Spicy Noodle Bowl from Around My Family Table
Jiaozi | Pork Dumplings from Bread Booze Bacon
Printable Kung Fu Panda Inspirational Quote from Mom’s Messy Miracles
Kung Fu Panda Felt Masks from Hey, Let’s Make Stuff
Kung Fu Panda Noodle Soup from Love Bakes Good Cakes
Panda Marshmallow Pops from Celebrating Family
Free Panda Reader & Writing Activites from Simply Kinder
Ninja Star Pizza Wontons from Home.Made.Interest.
Printable Panda Puzzles from Life Anchored
Black & White Cookies from Liz on Call
Easy Tofu Lettuce Wraps from The Wetherills Say I Do
In keeping with our Kung Fu Panda 3 weekend I’m making the kids one of their favorite foods, in ninja star form! These simple pizza wontons are cheese, sauce, and your favorite pizza toppings (in this case mini pepperonis) folded into wontons and fried until they are crispy.
I know wontons can seem a little difficult but they are actually really simple! Start with a wonton square and fill it with your sauce. Then add a little cheese and your favorite pizza toppings. I bought cute little mini pepperonis for the kids but if I was making them for myself I would probably add some mushrooms and onions!
Wet your finger with a little water and run it around the edges of the wonton.
Then fold it over and press the edges tightly together. While you fold our wonton you can be heating your oil. Fill a fryer pan up with 4-5 inches of oil and heat it to 350F. Enough oil to completely cover the wontons. When your wontons are ready just gently slide them into the oil and fry them until they are golden brown. About 30-60 seconds per side.
It is such a fun way to eat pizza and I know the kids are going to love that I’m calling them ninja stars.
- 2-3 c Corn Oil
- 24 Wonton wrappers
- ½ c Pizza sauce + extra for dipping
- 1 c Cheese
- Pizza toppings of your choice (make sure they are cut small!)
- In a fryer, or dutch oven heat corn oil to 350°F
- Lay wonton wrapper flat and place a small scoop of pizza sauce in the center of the wrapper. Then add cheese and toppings.
- Lightly brush outside edges of wonton with water and fold it over to make a triangle. Press gently on the edges to make sure they are sealed.
- Gently drop wontons into the hot oil and cook for 1-2 minutes or until golden brown.
- Remove from oil and place on a plate with a paper towel to drain the grease from them.
- Serve with a little extra pizza sauce!
If you like that make sure you also try out our French Bread Pizza Sticks. They are great for family pizza nights!