Cheesy Easter Shapes

Your little egg-hunters will love these snacks, baked fast with refrigerated pizza dough, ranch dressing mix, and pre-shredded cheese.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 23

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
3
tablespoons mayonnaise or salad dressing
1
tablespoon ranch dressing and seasoning mix (from 1-oz package)
1/4
cup finely shredded Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend (1 oz)
23
pimiento-stuffed olives, sliced
Finely chopped fresh parsley, if desired

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Unroll dough on work surface; press into 14x10-inch rectangle. Cut 6 dough bunnies with 3 1/2 x 2-inch bunny-shaped cookie cutter and 17 dough flowers with 2-inch flower-shaped cookie cutter. Place shapes on ungreased cookie sheet. Discard dough scraps.
  • 2 In small bowl, mix mayonnaise and dressing mix. Add cheese blend; mix well.
  • 3 Spread each bunny dough shape with about 1 teaspoon mayonnaise mixture and each flower shape with 1/4 teaspoon mixture. Decorate with olive slices. Sprinkle with parsley.
  • 4 Bake 6 to 8 minutes or until cheese is melted. Serve hot.

Expert Tips

Feel free to use your favorite finely shredded cheese in place of the Colby-Monterey Jack cheese blend.

Depending on the cookie cutter shape you use, these pizza crust shapes can be made any time of year, for any holiday.