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Kid-Size Pizza Recipe

Kid-Size Pizza Recipe

This is a recipe born out of desperation. One day I couldn't think of anything to serve the kids for lunch. Rummaging through the fridge, I came across some simple ingredients and prepared individual pizzas. —Polly Coumos, Mogadore, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:20 servings


  • 2 tubes (7-1/2 ounces each) refrigerated buttermilk biscuits
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese


  • 1. Roll or pat biscuits into 2-1/2 in. circles. Place on greased baking sheets.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the tomato sauce, onion, oregano, basil and garlic powder; spread over the biscuits. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake at 400° for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Yield: 20 mini pizzas.

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GrammySj User ID: 1428373 2788
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2010

"Simple - and what child doesn't like pizza?"

loiros31 User ID: 4859422 8462
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2010

"I used the larger buttermilk biscuits, which could be cut in half. They were good re-heated or cold! Rose, Schaumburg, IL"

curleytoes User ID: 1702500 199121
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2010

"there is another way to be fast and that is to use crackers for the crust and all the same ingredients from there on"

layla13 User ID: 4622761 6018
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2010

"I think its funny all the changes people make to the recipe i think its awesome to use the buscuit dough, more pizza-like and easy. I HATE using english muffins..not very italian at all and it doesnt have a pizza taste its like poormans pizza lol"

cologero User ID: 4984586 4519
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"I like the recipe, but I used english muffens."

wiggle64 User ID: 1693394 4513
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"I have made these for my kids for years. We even served them to the kids at our church, and they all loved them as well. I use Ragu pizza sauce to make it quicker and easier."

Maxine Miller User ID: 2800706 199120
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"Too doughy. I kept party-size pumpernickel bread in the freezer, topped it with spaghetti sauce with meat and mozzarella. Great appetizer"

charles pierson User ID: 4872827 4506
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"fast and easy"

Colojd User ID: 3752223 6017
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2010

"Cute recipe and quick to make, but probably need to substitute the refrigerated biscuits for something like English muffins. These biscuits tend to have a lot of saturated fats in them."

tinladie User ID: 2480263 6016
Reviewed Sep. 1, 2009

"When I was a kid my mom made little pizzas from English muffins with tomato paste and shredded cheese on top, then broiled them in the oven. They were yummy!!"

buff77 User ID: 3557713 7620
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2009

"An even quicker and easier pizza is made with flour tortillas. Spread pizza sauce on tortillas, sprinkle with mozarella cheese and desired topping. bake at 450 degrees for 5 to 10 minutes. Even my two year old grandson can help make these!"

cmead User ID: 1313690 4304
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2009

"Here's a really simple (and very cheap!) pizza sauce recipe that I use with my preschool class. Stir 1 1/4 tsp. Italian seasoning and 1/4 tsp. chili powder into 1 8 oz. can of tomato sauce."

VRR User ID: 3194008 8347
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2009

"I am a preschool teacher and this is a great recipe for a cooking lesson.

Thanks a punch!"

kidzkountry User ID: 4296573 4387
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2009

"I own a daycare and we make this twice a month for the children. However, we have simplified it somewhat by using hamburger buns or english muffins. We then top it with Ragu Pizza Sauce, pepperoni slices, and grated cheese. Broil until edges are brown and crispy. The kids love it~!"

PeggysPAC User ID: 3947374 5541
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2009

"We have made these for the grandkids for years. I am all for the easiest way. I keep a jar of pizza sauce on hand. Adding a pepperoni, bits of hamburger, bacon, adds to the fun of making these together."

oklahomacountrygirl User ID: 3899525 4386
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2009

"This is a great idea. I even added pepperoni to my kid's pizza. Had them make your own pizza night with movies."

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