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Pizza Pinwheels Recipe

Pizza Pinwheels Recipe

Our tasting panel really enjoyed these little treats that taste a lot like a rolled up pizza. With crispy pepperoni and lots of mozzarella and Parmesan cheeses, what's not to love? Dorothy Smith - El Dorado, Arkansas
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 1 tube (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup chopped pepperoni (about 64 slices)
  • 1/2 cup spaghetti sauce, warmed, optional


  • 1. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough into a 16-in. x 10-in. rectangle. Sprinkle with cheeses and pepperoni.
  • 2. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Cut into 2-in. slices. Place cut side down in a greased 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan; lightly press down to flatten.
  • 3. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with spaghetti sauce if desired. Yield: 8 appetizers.

Nutritional Facts

1 appetizer (calculated without spaghetti sauce) equals 265 calories, 13 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 776 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Reviews for Pizza Pinwheels

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Reviewed Jun. 28, 2013

"This recipe was so easy and delicious! I swapped out the regular pepperoni for turkey pepperoni and no one could tell since it was cut up in it."

Reviewed Feb. 6, 2013

"Made 2 batches of these for the Super Bowl party at church, and they were a hit. My daughter wants me to make more just for her."

Reviewed Sep. 22, 2012

"Great, quick easy recipe that everyone loves!"

Reviewed Jul. 23, 2012

"My kids love these. I added a little garlic salt the second time a made them. Very yummy. They are also good with Canadian bacon."

Reviewed Mar. 20, 2012

"My boys raved about these pinwheels. They're not really anything terribly new or creative but somehow the presentation really makes them fun. They're also delicious! A nice break from making pizza. No down sides to this cheap, fast, easy and delicious recipe!"

Reviewed Mar. 16, 2012

"Made a double recipe for our teens from church - They thought they were awesome."

Reviewed Mar. 7, 2012

"These are very simple to make and very quick. Good for a quick little snack or to take on the go."

Reviewed Mar. 3, 2012

"Made this with my granddaughter. We spread a thin layer of pizza sause on the dough before adding the pepperoni & cheeses. Very good!"

Reviewed Mar. 3, 2012

"Quick and easy. Add a little ranch dressing and red pepper flakes or Frank's Red Hot and you have exactly what they serve at Old Chicago! Perfect for entertaining."

Reviewed Jan. 2, 2010

"They taste just like something made at Old Chicago for a quarter of the price!"

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.