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Easy Italian Pizza

An easy cold appetizer layers classic pizza toppings over a creamy filling on a flaky crescent crust.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 32
 

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Place 'n Bake™ refrigerated crescent rounds or Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
1/4
cup pizza sauce
1
can (2 1/4 oz) sliced ripe olives, drained
1/2
cup chopped pepperoni (from 3.5-oz package)
1/2
cup chopped red bell pepper
1/4
cup sliced green onions (4 medium)
1/2
cup shredded mozzarella cheese (2 oz)
1/4
cup thinly sliced fresh basil leaves

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll both cans of dough. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, long sides overlapping to fit pan. Press in bottom and up sides to form crust.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat cream cheese and pizza sauce with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread over cooled crust. Top with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Unroll both cans of dough. Place in ungreased 15x10x1-inch pan, long sides overlapping to fit pan. Press in bottom and up sides to form crust.
  • 2 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat cream cheese and pizza sauce with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread over cooled crust. Top with remaining ingredients. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate up to 2 hours. Cut into 8 rows by 4 rows.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Make it your way! Add pizza toppings to the appetizer just as you would when you create the hot version!

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Appetizer
Calories
90
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3g,
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
190mg
190%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
2g
2%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.