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Pepperoni and Cheese Crescents

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  • 30 min prep time
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  • 4 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Four-ingredient pizza roll-ups are ready for snacking or lunchtime in half an hour.

Bake-Off® Contest 30, 1982
Susan Barbour
Wilmington, Delaware

Ingredients

1
(8-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Refrigerated Crescent Dinner Rolls
24
slices (about 5 oz.) pepperoni
2
oz. (1/2 cup) shredded mozzarella cheese
1
cup tomato pasta or pizza sauce, heated

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Separate dough into 8 triangles; pat out each triangle slightly.
  • 2 Place 3 slices pepperoni, slightly overlapping, on center of each triangle. Top each with about 1 tablespoon cheese.
  • 3 Roll up, starting at shortest side of triangle and rolling to opposite point. Place rolls, point side down, on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm crescents with warm pasta sauce for dipping.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Separate dough into 8 triangles; pat out each triangle slightly.
  • 2 Place 3 slices pepperoni, slightly overlapping, on center of each triangle. Top each with about 1 tablespoon cheese.
  • 3 Roll up, starting at shortest side of triangle and rolling to opposite point. Place rolls, point side down, on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 4 Bake at 375°F. for 10 to 14 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Serve warm crescents with warm pasta sauce for dipping.

Expert Tips

The recipe calls for sliced pepperoni but chopped works just as well.

Shape these crescents up to 2 hours ahead. Cover and refrigerate them. Bake them just before they'll be served.

For an appealing lunch, serve a couple of these tasty rolls with a big green salad.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/8 of Recipe
Calories
240
Calories from Fat
125
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
22%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
890mg
37%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
8g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
6%
6%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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