Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Tasty Tuesday

Around the holidays, or shortly thereafter, Pillsbury was running commercials for different things you could make with their crescent rolls. One of them was for pizza pockets and the husband was immediately interested. I got the stuff and made them and he was sold. I think since January I have made them at least once a week, and sometimes even twice a week. I figure it will last for a little while longer, until we start grilling out most nights and then it will probably be the fall/winter until the husband wants them again. They are super quick and easy to make, and who doesn't love stuff like that after working all day?

Crescent Pizza Pockets via Pillsbury

  • 1 can of crescent rolls
  • jar of pizza sauce
  • shredded mozzarella cheese
  • various fillings

Go ahead and heat your oven to 375 degrees. I line my cookie sheet with parchment paper to make them easier to get off, but if you don't it's not the end of the world. I have done it both ways.

Unroll the dough and layout into four rectangles. You will want to press any perferations together (there should be a diagonal one that goes across the rectangle) to seal.

Next, place about a tablespoon of sauce on one half of the rectangle, about one inch from the edge. Mine is a little closer to the edge and sometimes the sauce and cheese wants to escape. It's okay though.

Then add a tablespoon or two of shredded cheese and any other toppings you would like. I usually do about 5 slices of pepperoni or one slice of canadian bacon, torn into pieces. I do that for the husband, as I am not a canadian bacon fan like him. You could probably just do sauce and cheese, or maybe some veggies! The sky is the limit! Or, at least the crescent roll dough is.

Once you have your toppings in you will want to fold over the one side diagonally. You will want to use   a fork to seal the edge and prick the top of each to let any steam escape. I don't do this every time and have never noticed a difference, but maybe you would.

Bake in the over for 11-13 minutes or until golden brown.

Let them cool for a few minutes, because they will be hot, and then enjoy!

Hope everyone has fun with this one. We really enjoy it in our house.

Peace out *g*

1 comment:

  1. We do something similar at our house that we call pizza rolls - using pillsbury biscuits... take each biscuit and roll it flat with a rolling pin (it'll be round or ovalish), add cheese and pepperoni (or whatever filling). Roll over and press to seal seam, folding in ends. Place on cookie sheet seam side down, score top diagnoally 2-3 times (like a loaf of bread) and bake according to biscuit directions. We don't put sauce in ours but we serve them with a side of pizza dipping sauce. They are yum-o. I will have to try these out and get a vote from the Fam as to which they like better! :)