Pizza Melts

Pizza Melts

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

Prep Time

15

Minutes

Total Time

40

Minutes

Makes

32

triangles

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls or 2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® Crescent Recipe Creations® refrigerated seamless 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
  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.
Makes 32 triangles
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
For a crust with more texture, sprinkle the cookie sheet with cornmeal, and place the crescent rectangle over it.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Triangle)
  • Calories 90
    • (Calories from Fat 50),
  • Total Fat 6g
    • (Saturated Fat 2 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 220mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 6g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 1g),
  • Protein 4g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    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 Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.