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Pizza Melts

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Pizza Melts
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 32

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

Updated October 22, 2018
Pillsbury Crescents
Make with
Pillsbury Crescents

Ingredients

  • 2
    cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated Crescent 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

Steps

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  • 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.

  • For a crust with more texture, sprinkle the cookie sheet with cornmeal, and place the crescent rectangle over it.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Triangle
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
1g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
220mg
9%
Potassium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
2%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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