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4-Square Family Pizza

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  13 reviews
  • 20 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 15 ingredients
  • 16 servings
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Let your family’s creativity run wild with this fun pizza that features four different delicious topping portions!

Ingredients

Cornmeal, if desired
1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
2
teaspoons olive oil
1/2
cup shredded Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
1 1/2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (6 oz)

BBQ Chicken Pizza Square

1
tablespoon chopped red onion
1/2
cup refrigerated honey hickory barbecue sauce with shredded chicken, large pieces cut up

Margherita Pizza Square

1
tablespoon shredded fresh Parmesan cheese
4
to 5 (1/4-inch-thick) slices plum (Roma) tomato (about 1 large tomato)
1
tablespoon thin fresh basil strips

Hawaiian Pizza Square

2
tablespoons pizza sauce
2
slices Canadian bacon, quartered
1/4
cup pineapple tidbits, well drained (from 8-oz can)

Pepperoni Pizza Square

2
tablespoons pizza sauce
8
to 10 slices pepperoni (from 3-oz package)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray; sprinkle with cornmeal. Unroll dough; place on cookie sheet. Starting at center, press out dough into 14x12-inch rectangle. Brush dough with olive oil.
  • 2 Bake 6 to 8 minutes. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese in the shape of a "plus sign" on crust, dividing the crust into four squares. Top each square with 1 of the 4 variations listed above to make 4 different squares; if desired, on the Pepperoni Pizza Square, arrange the pepperoni to make a happy face. Top entire pizza with mozzarella cheese.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 13 minutes longer or until crust is deep golden brown and cheese is melted and bubbly. Cut pizza into 4 squares; cut each square into 4 squares to make a total of 16 squares.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray; sprinkle with cornmeal. Unroll dough; place on cookie sheet. Starting at center, press out dough into 14x12-inch rectangle. Brush dough with olive oil.
  • 2 Bake 6 to 8 minutes. Sprinkle Cheddar cheese in the shape of a "plus sign" on crust, dividing the crust into four squares. Top each square with 1 of the 4 variations listed above to make 4 different squares; if desired, on the Pepperoni Pizza Square, arrange the pepperoni to make a happy face. Top entire pizza with mozzarella cheese.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 13 minutes longer or until crust is deep golden brown and cheese is melted and bubbly. Cut pizza into 4 squares; cut each square into 4 squares to make a total of 16 squares.

Expert Tips

Did you know? Pillsbury has a gluten free pizza dough.

This recipe lends itself well to other variations. Get creative and add your family's favorite toppings!

For a perfect party pizza, follow Steps 1 and 2, dividing the crust into four squares with lines of shredded Cheddar cheese as described. Then provide toppings (meats, cheeses, sauces, fruits, etc.), allowing guests to complete a square with the ingredients of their choice. Wonderful for a teen sleepover party!

Kid-friendly tip: An egg slicer makes a safe knife alternative for cutting mushrooms, tomatoes and other small veggies. Get more tips for kid-safe cooking.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
Saturated Fat
3g
15%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
15mg
6%
Sodium
420mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
15g
5%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
8g
8%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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