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Pizza Pretzels

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Pizza Pretzels
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Ingredients 8
  • Servings 4
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What’s better than a soft, hot pretzel? One that's stuffed with pizza! Homemade Pizza Pretzels are the very definition of putting a "twist" on pizza night. Learn how to make pizza pretzels with your family's favorite toppings for endless smiles.
Updated Nov 4, 2020
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Emily Harper
Orem, Utah

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon Crisco® 100% Extra Virgin Olive Oil or Pure Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon Pillsbury BEST® All Purpose Flour
  • 1 can (13.8 oz) refrigerated Pillsbury™ Classic Crust Pizza Crust
  • 28 slices (1 1/2-inch size) pepperoni
  • 8 pieces (1 oz each) mozzarella string cheese
  • 4 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup tomato pasta sauce, heated

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 425°F. Brush large cookie sheet with 1/2 tablespoon of the oil. Sprinkle cookie sheet with cornmeal.
  • 2
    Sprinkle flour over work surface. On floured surface, unroll pizza crust dough; starting at center, press dough into 16x10-inch rectangle. With pizza cutter or knife, cut dough lengthwise into 4 (2 1/2-inch-wide) strips.
  • 3
    Evenly place 7 pepperoni slices on each dough strip, leaving 1/2 inch on each end uncovered. Cut each string cheese in half lengthwise. Place 4 cheese halves on pepperoni on each dough strip, overlapping ends to fit.
  • 4
    Bring up sides of each dough strip over pepperoni and cheese, and tightly pinch together, stretching dough as necessary to fully enclose cheese and pepperoni; pinch ends to seal. Lightly roll and shape into 16-inch logs. To make pretzel shape, form each log into U-shape, then cross the ends and fold dough over so ends rest on bottom of U-shape. Place pretzels on cookie sheet. Brush pretzels with remaining 1/2 tablespoon oil; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • 5
    Bake 13 to 17 minutes or until pretzels are golden brown. Serve warm with pasta sauce for dipping.

Nutrition Information

600 Calories, 27g Total Fat, 33g Protein, 57g Total Carbohydrate, 10g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
600
Calories from Fat
240
Total Fat
27g
41%
Saturated Fat
12g
59%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
65mg
22%
Sodium
1950mg
81%
Potassium
420mg
12%
Total Carbohydrate
57g
19%
Dietary Fiber
2g
10%
Sugars
10g
Protein
33g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
50%
50%
Iron
25%
25%
Exchanges:
3 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; 2 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
4
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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