Pizza Melts

Pizza toppings are baked inside flaky crescent layers, and then sliced into triangles perfect for dipping in pizza sauce.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 32

Ingredients

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless dough sheet
1/4
cup pizza sauce or 3 tablespoons tomato paste with basil, garlic and oregano
1
package (3.5 oz) sliced pepperoni
2
cups shredded mozzarella cheese (8 oz)
1
egg, beaten
2
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
cup pizza sauce, if desired
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Grease cookie sheet.
  • 2 If using crescent rolls: On cookie sheet, unroll 1 can of dough into 1 large rectangle. With floured rolling pin or fingers, roll or press dough into 12x9-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: On cookie sheet, unroll 1 can of dough. With floured rolling pin or fingers, roll or press dough into 12x9-inch rectangle.
  • 3 Spread 1/4 cup pizza sauce over dough to within 1/4 inch of edges. Top with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese.
  • 4 If using crescent rolls: On 14-inch length of parchment paper, unroll remaining can of dough. Press to make 12x9-inch rectangle, firmly pressing perforations to seal. If using dough sheets: On 14-inch length of parchment paper, unroll remaining can of dough. Press to make 12x9-inch rectangle.
  • 5 While holding paper with dough, turn dough upside down to cover cheese. Remove paper. Brush with beaten egg. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese and oregano.
  • 6 Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand on cooling rack 5 to 10 minutes. Move to cutting board. Using pizza cutter, cut into 16 squares. Cut each square in half diagonally. Serve with 1 cup pizza sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Triangle
    Calories
    90
    (
    Calories from Fat
    50),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    6g
    6%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    15mg
    15%;
    Sodium
    220mg
    220%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    6g
    6%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    1g
    1%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    6%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    0 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; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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