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Calzone Pinwheels

Once you try these mini-sized calzones, you may never go back to the large ones. Not only do these pretty bites take advantage of convenient refrigerator crescent rolls, but they can be made ahead and popped in the oven right before company arrives. No one can eat just one and people love the cheesy, fresh taste! —Lisa Smith, Bryan, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    16 appetizers

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup part-skim ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup diced pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce, warmed

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. In a small bowl, mix the first 9 ingredients.
  • Unroll crescent dough and separate into 4 rectangles; press perforations to seal. Spread rectangles with cheese mixture to within 1/4 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side; pinch seam to seal.
  • Using a serrated knife, cut each roll into 4 slices; place on a greased baking sheet, cut side down. Bake until golden brown, 12-15 minutes. Serve with pizza sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 appetizer: 118 calories, 7g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 383mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 4g protein.
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  • Susan
    Nov 10, 2019

    I made these pinwheels for an upcoming cocktail party. Mine turned out kind of soggy and tasted extremely Crescent roll-y; very bread-y. My husband didn't like them. I don't think I'll serve them at my party.

  • cynandtom
    Jun 23, 2019

    I omitted the mushrooms, just personal preference; and added garlic because I put garlic in everything! Tasty, cute little treats, kids especially, would love,

  • Pam
    Jul 23, 2017

    Easy to make; easier if I place the rolls in the freezer for 20 minutes before cutting; they turn out beautifully. I added olives for my family.

  • vonoepen
    Feb 3, 2017

    I have not made these but want to comment on the way TOH presents their recipes for printing always requiring 2 sheets of paper because of layout. print "directions" to the left of "ingredients

  • xxcskier
    Nov 5, 2016

    These are easy to make and great for a Sunday afternoon of watching football! This is a cross of pizza and lasagne with the addition of the ricotta cheese.Family friendly recipe! Very good!

  • Queenlalisa
    Jun 20, 2016

    These were pretty good. The sauce made them taste better. I left out the mushrooms.

  • hicks91
    Jun 8, 2016

    Good but needed more flsvor. I'd up the seasoning but would make again.

  • lynnwright
    Feb 21, 2016

    These were very easy to make and very yummy! I omitted the peppers and mushrooms and switched out the pepperoni for some kolbassa I had on hand. I took them to a party and they were a real hit! Will definitely make them again.

  • jshearer
    Dec 19, 2015

    We love these. I make them every Christmas eve. I leave out the pepperoni and add more mushrooms and green pepper instead.

  • Catherine Johnson
    Sep 5, 2015

    These were just OK. Was disappointed in the lack of flavor.