Pizza rolls or pizza bites are great homemade version of a popular
frozen food. We love these at our house especially when you dip them
in spaghetti sauce. You can add pepperoni or ham in your rolls, use
shredded cheese or mozzarella cubes.
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Making Pizza Bites
- Pizza dough
store homemade or store bought
- 8 ounces mozzarella cheese, cut in cubes
- Slices of pepperoni or pepperoni chunks
- Ham chunks or ham cut up in small pieces
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
- 3 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
- 2 cups pasta sauce
Roll pizza dough onto a floured surface into a large rectangle. For
easier handling cut in two batches. Cut into approximately 4 inch
squares. On top of each square place a pepperoni and ham slice or
chunk and a cheese cube.
Wrap dough around meat, fold sides in and roll up. Press together.
Place on cookie sheets. In small bowl, mix olive oil and seasoning
together. With pastry brush brush oil over pizza bites.
Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese. Use all dough and bake at 400 degrees
for 15-18 minutes. Use pasta sauce for dipping.
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Pepperoni and Cheese Bundles
A variation on pizza rolls using crecent dough.
- 2 (5 oz.) pkg. sliced pepperoni
- 1 (4 oz.) pkg. mozzarella cheese, shredded
- 2 (8 oz.) cans refrigerated crescent rolls
Preheat the oven temperature to 375 degrees allowing the oven to
Count out 48 pieces of pepperoni and set aside.
Remove the crescent roll dough from the packages, unroll and
separate each one into 8 pieces.
Place 3 slices of pepperoni onto each dough triangle.
Sprinkle the pepperoni with the cheese.
Starting with the short side of each dough triangle, roll the dough
to the opposite point and press lightly to seal closed.
Place the rolls, point side down, onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 12 minutes or until the dough is a nice golden brown.
Roll pizza dough into a rectangle. Sprinkle with shredded cheese and
chopped pepperoni. Roll up jelly roll style, like you would cinnamon
rolls. Cut into slices and place on baking sheet. Bake at 400
degrees until golden brown. Serve with pizza sauce on the side for
more pizza inspired recipes.
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