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Pepperoni Pizza Braid

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 8

This easy, cheese-stuffed twist on pizza night makes great dinner or fun Game Day appetizer. ...MORE+ LESS-

Roxana Yawgel
March 11, 2015

Ingredients

1
can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
1/3
cup Muir Glen™ organic Cabernet marinara pasta sauce
1/2
cup shredded cheese (such as mozzarella and Cheddar)
Pepperoni slices

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. If desired, line cookie sheet with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    Unroll 1 can (8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls onto paper-lined or directly on ungreased cookie sheet. With fingers, pinch seams and perforations to seal. Using fingers or rolling pin, press or roll dough to form 14x10-inch rectangle.
  • 3
    Spread 1/3 cup marinara sauce lengthwise down center of dough. Top with 1/2 cup shredded cheese and desired amount of pepperoni slices.
  • 4
    With pizza cutter, cut dough into strips on both sides of toppings. Fold 1 strip up over toppings; fold 1 strip from opposite side over first strip. Repeat to form a braided appearance.
  • 5
    Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to cutting board. Cut into slices; serve warm.

Expert Tips

  • Take this braid to the next step by sprinkling some more cheese and pepperoni slices on top.
  • If you don’t have crescent roll dough on hand, you can use 1 can (13.8 oz) c dough.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
Calories from Fat
70
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
13%
Saturated Fat
3 1/2g
17%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
360mg
15%
Potassium
20mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
13g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
Protein
5g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
2%
Exchanges:
1/2 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; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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