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Mozzarella Balls

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  • 15 min prep time
  • 35 min total time
  • 6 ingredients
  • 30 servings
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Serve these impressive-yet-easy, cheesy bites with marinara sauce for dipping!

Inspired Taste
November 14, 2012

Ingredients

3
cans (10 ct. each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
1
block (8 oz) mozzarella cheese, cut into 30 pieces
1
egg
1
tablespoon water
1
teaspoon dried basil leaves
1
cup marinara sauce

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 Separate each can of dough into 10 biscuits; flatten each biscuit into thin round. Place 1 piece of cheese on center of each round. Fold edges up and over cheese; pinch to seal. Place biscuits, seam sides down, in baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat egg and water. Lightly brush tops of biscuits with egg mixture. Sprinkle with basil.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 In small microwavable bowl, microwave marinara sauce on High about 1 minute or until warmed. Serve warm biscuits with marinara sauce for dipping.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray.
  • 2 Separate each can of dough into 10 biscuits; flatten each biscuit into thin round. Place 1 piece of cheese on center of each round. Fold edges up and over cheese; pinch to seal. Place biscuits, seam sides down, in baking dish.
  • 3 In small bowl, beat egg and water. Lightly brush tops of biscuits with egg mixture. Sprinkle with basil.
  • 4 Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 5 In small microwavable bowl, microwave marinara sauce on High about 1 minute or until warmed. Serve warm biscuits with marinara sauce for dipping.

Expert Tips

For pizza-stuffed biscuits, add 2 slices pepperoni to each biscuit.

Add fresh herbs, such as chopped basil or parsley, to the middle of each biscuit, too.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
30.8
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2.2g
3%
Saturated Fat
1.2g
6%
Cholesterol
13.1mg
4%
Sodium
93.0mg
4%
Total Carbohydrate
0.9g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.2g
1%
Sugars
0.6g
Protein
2.0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin C
0.30%
0%
Calcium
4.70%
5%
Iron
0.70%
1%
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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