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Recipe Box: Homemade Pizza Roll-Ups

🏈 A Yummy Treat for Your Next Game Day or Great After-School Snack

By Kyrie Collins, Highlands Ranch-Parker-Castle Rock-Lone Tree Publisher September 3, 2014


Looking for a simple after-school treat or game day snack? These homemade pizza roll-ups are almost as simple as the pre-made frozen variety, but taste way better! I like them served hot but my kiddos will gobble them up hot or cold.

Homemade Pizza Roll-Ups

  • Refrigerated crescent rolls dough
  • Garlic powder and Italian seasoning
  • Pepperoni
  • String cheese
  • Pizza sauce (see below for our no-cook recipe)

Separate the refrigerated crescent rolls dough along the perforated lines. Use the palm of your hand to flatten each piece of dough. Sprinkle with garlic powder and Italian seasoning. 

Cut each string cheese in half. Place pepperoni and string cheese on the dough. Roll up and fold over ends. Pinch dough to seal as much as possible. Bake at 375℉ for 15 minutes, or till dough is golden brown and cheese is melted. Serve hot with warm pizza sauce.

To make our no-cook homemade pizza sauce...
Stir together a 6-ounce can of tomato paste, a cup of warm water, and ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil. Stir in 2 cloves garlic (minced) and 1 teaspoon each dried oregano, dried basil, and dried rosemary. Stir in a pinch of salt between each step to help cut in the flavors. 

Let stand for 2-3 hours, and then heat in the microwave before serving with homemade pizza roll-ups. Save any leftover sauce for homemade pizza another day (it freezes well too).