From carnival classic to oven-fresh snack! Oven-Fried Pickles are exactly what their name suggests, which is amazing because what the name suggests is fabulous: sour, tangy pickles coated in aromatic breading and baked to crunchy excellence. It's doubly amazing how such an incredible treat can be ready in under half an hour: you could be enjoying Oven-Fried Pickles before you know it! That sounds like an incredible afternoon!
Ingredients• 1 cup panko bread crumbs • 1/4 cup dill, freshly chopped • 2 tablespoons butter, melted • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper • kosher salt, to taste • freshly ground black pepper, to taste • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour • 2 large eggs • 1 cup pickle slices, patted dry with paper towels • ranch dressing, optional, for dipping
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a shallow bowl, stir together the bread crumbs, dill, melted butter, garlic powder, and cayenne pepper.
Season the bread crumb mixture with salt and pepper.
Put the flour in a separate, shallow bowl.
In a third bowl, beat the eggs.
In batches, toss the pickles in the flour until lightly coated.
Dip the coated pickles in the eggs.
Toss the egg-coated pickles in the panko mixture until fully coated.
Place the pickles on the prepared baking sheet.
Bake until golden and crispy, about 15 minutes.
Serve with ranch.