Padysaurus Pizza Pockets Recipe
- 1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast
- 1 cup warm water (110° to 115°)
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 3 to 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 can (8 ounces) pizza sauce, divided
- 12 slices pepperoni
- 1 package (2-1/2 ounces) thinly sliced deli pastrami, chopped
- 1 package (2-1/2 ounces) thinly sliced deli ham, chopped
- 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 1. In a large bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water. Add the sugar, butter, salt and 2-1/4 cups flour. Beat until smooth. Stir in enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
- 2. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 6-8 minutes. Roll dough into a 14x10-in. rectangle. Cut with a 3-in. round cookie cutter. Reroll scraps to cut a total of 24 circles. Place 1 teaspoon pizza sauce and a slice of pepperoni in the centers of 12 circles.
- 3. Combine the pastrami, ham and cheese; place equal amounts over pepperoni. Top each with 1/2 teaspoon pizza sauce. Cover with remaining circles; press edges with a fork to seal.
- 4. Place on greased baking sheets. Brush with egg. Bake at 400° for 20-25 minutes or until golden brown. Warm remaining pizza sauce; serve with pizza pockets. Yield: 1 dozen.
1 each: 183 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 429mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 8g protein.
Reviews for Padysaurus Pizza Pockets
"The whole family loved it. My daughter is a picky eater and she ate everything but the edges. A fun kid recipe and tasty for everyone."
"I am 8 years old. I chose this recipe for my turn to cook on family night. My whole family loved it so much they couldn't stop eating. This was the first thing I have ever cooked that was homemade."
"These are great. I was looking for something to take to the football game for my family of 6. These are great to throw into a cooler and everyone can grab what they want."
"This recipe has the best pizza dough I have ever found. My kids love to help make the pockets. They fill them whith whatever they like. To save us some $ we make large batch of them in different shapes depending on the filling. After they cool we vacuume seal them individually then freeze them. For a quick lunch you simply have to remove one from the freezer, cut a slit in the bag and microwave for a couple minutes. I have recommended this recipe to all my friends that have kids."