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Mini Pizza Cups

Served hot or cold, these little pizzas are wonderful. Their small size makes them ideal for an after-school snack or kid-friendly party. Plus, they’re so easy to make, little ones can help you in the kitchen! —Jane Jones, Cedar, Minnesota
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    32 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated round crescent rolls
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 2 ounces sliced turkey pepperoni, chopped
  • 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

  • Separate tubes of dough into 8 rolls each; halve the rolls. Press dough onto the bottom and up the sides of miniature muffin cups coated with cooking spray.
  • Spoon pizza sauce into each cup. Sprinkle with onion, green pepper, pepperoni and cheese. Bake at 375° until the crusts are browned and cheese is melted, 15-18 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
1 pizza cup: 75 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 193mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (1g sugars, trace fiber), 3g protein.

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  • Mary beth
    Dec 8, 2019

    A big hit at my niece's baby shower. I made them the night before the shower. I will make these for Christmas!!!!!

  • LMCheatham
    Jan 20, 2019

    Phyllis, Pillsbury DOES make crescent rounds as well as a seamless sheet. And the photo is of a mini cupcake pan. Wow someone's in the mood to argue. lol

  • Phyllis
    Dec 28, 2018

    Whoever wrote this recipe recipe is either incredibly stupid, high on something. Crescent rolls are NOT ROUND!!! The picture shows a regular cupcake pan , NOT a mini- . This recipe may be good if the directions were correct!

  • Summy
    Jan 31, 2018

    What a great recipe. Next time I think I'll make them in full-sized muffin cups, instead of as mini-muffins. YUM!!! Pizza on the go!!!

  • JMartinelli13
    Jun 2, 2016

    My son loves pizza in any form, and I thought these would be fun for him to help me make. We made them "full" size, 8 rolls= 8 pizza cups, since they were dinner :) We also added a sprinkle of parm cheese to each one before topping with mozzarella. Definitely lots of ways to go with this one!

  • kaylacc
    Jan 12, 2012

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  • Slongtin
    Jan 12, 2012

    These are so easy and delicious! I plan on trying different veggies next time. Plan on needing a second batch because they'll be gone before you know it!

  • KacySF
    Sep 12, 2011

    I just made these today with my daughters. This is a great kid-friendly recipe - my girls are 1.5 & 3 yrs old, they "helped" put the toppings on! I'm sure older kids could help more, or even do it themselves.I think my muffin tin is smaller than what is shown in the picture, so I only baked mine for 12 mins and they came out perfect.Both my girls liked these - they enjoyed their lunch, and now we have snacks for the next few days too! I will be making this again for sure.

  • kbeepiest
    Dec 12, 2010

    My store doesn't carry the dinner rolls in a tube, so I used frozen dinner rolls, cut in quarters. I was making these for picky kids, so they just had sauce and cheese and were fantastic! Easy and tasty.

  • chantalp
    Dec 13, 2009

    Made these in the regular tins and they are fantastic!