Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Stuffed Pizza Rolls of Goodness

Why yes I was inspired by none other than Marissa Rencher for these lovely bite sizes pizza rolls! We just had to make them too! They are so delish you gotta try em!

Stuffed Pizza Rolls
Recipe from OurBestBites

1 roll refrigerated pizza dough*
marinara/pizza sauce
2T grated Parmesan cheese
1 T olive oil or melted butter
1/2 t garlic powder
1 t dried Italian seasoning
mozzerella cheese, diced or grated
Pizza toppings of your choice: ie, ham and pineapple, pepperoni slices, sausage, etc.

*You can use regular pizza dough, or thin crust.

Preheat oven to heat specified on pizza dough package. Usually it's 400 degrees. If you make your own dough, 400 is usually a good heat as well.

Unroll your pizza dough onto a lightly floured surface. Pat or roll the dough so it's about 12" by 8". You're going to want to cut it into 24 squares, so just eyeball it if you need to. Use a pizza cutter to slice the dough into 24 squares (bet ya didn't see that one comin' did ya?)

Place cheese and desired toppings on each square. (Note that you're not putting the marinara sauce on the dough- it's for dipping after) You guys are smart, right? Just eyeball how much. You just need to be able to enclose the toppings in the dough so keep that in mind.

When all of your dough squares have cheese and toppings on them, carefully lift up each square and wrap the dough around the toppings. Pinch to make sure each ball is sealed shut and then place them seam side down in a lightly sprayed pie pan (or similar sized dish).

Brush the tops of the dough balls with olive oil or melted butter (I've used both and there's not much difference in result) and then sprinkle with the garlic and Italian seasoning and top with Parmesan cheese.

Cook them in the oven for about 15-20 minutes or until golden brown on top. Keep an eye on them! Doughs vary, so I'd check them after even 10 minutes.

Serve warm with warmed marinara sauce on the side for dipping & enjoy with a yummy salad on the side!

Yes, I know this pic is bright and flashy but I just couldn't
wait to sink my teeth into these babies!


chellyyy said...

oo MYYY these look delicous! i'm going to have to give it a gooo!

Cait said...

thanks for the idea! I made Calzones the other night but I bet these are even better with brushed olive oil and seasonings on top. Plus they look prettier! =)

Sean and Abby said...

im making these....i wish i had the desire to cook...go Brittany!