Family-Favorite Cheese Pizza

With baking mix, you don't need to prebake the crust of this pleasing cheesy pizza.

  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 25 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups regular or reduced fat baking mix
1/3
cup very hot water
1/2
cup pizza sauce
1/2
teaspoon Italian seasoning
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
5
slices (3/4 oz each) reduced-fat American cheese
  • 1 Move oven rack to lowest position. Heat oven to 450°F. Spray 12-inch pizza pan with cooking spray.
  • 2 In medium bowl, stir baking mix and very hot water until soft dough forms; beat vigorously 20 strokes. Press dough in pizza pan, using fingers dipped in baking mix; pinch edge to form 1/2-inch rim. Spread pizza sauce over dough. Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and mozzarella cheese.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until crust is golden and cheese is bubbly.
  • 4 Cut American cheese slices into desired shape with 2-inch cookie cutters. Arrange shapes on pizza. Let stand 1 to 2 minutes or until American cheese is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    220
    (
    Calories from Fat
    100),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    11g
    11%
    (Saturated Fat
    6g,
    6%
    Trans Fat
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    20mg
    20%;
    Sodium
    750mg
    750%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    17g
    17%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    4g
    4%
    ),
    Protein
    11g
    11%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    6%;
    Vitamin C
    2%;
    Calcium
    30%;
    Iron
    6%;
    Exchanges:
    1 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
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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