Pizza Crescent Bake Recipe

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Pizza Crescent Bake Recipe

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"When my husband and I were first married, I didn't have many recipes," recalls Laurie Malyuk of River Falls, Wisconsin. "When my cousin found out, she wrote out nearly 50 of them—including this family favorite."
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.
MAKES:
6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. Unroll one tube of crescent dough; place in a lightly greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Press to seal perforations.
In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle over dough. Top with pizza sauce and sprinkle with cheeses.
On a lightly floured surface, press or roll second tube of crescent dough into a 13x9-in. rectangle, sealing seams and perforations. Place over cheese. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Crescent Bake in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 385 calories, 24g fat (10g saturated fat), 82mg cholesterol, 549mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 1g fiber), 25g protein.

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1-1/2 pounds ground beef
  • 1 can (15 ounces) pizza sauce
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Unroll one tube of crescent dough; place in a lightly greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Press to seal perforations.
  2. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Sprinkle over dough. Top with pizza sauce and sprinkle with cheeses.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, press or roll second tube of crescent dough into a 13x9-in. rectangle, sealing seams and perforations. Place over cheese. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Pizza Crescent Bake in Quick Cooking January/February 2000, p8

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mamaknowsbest User ID: 5826120 37210
Reviewed Aug. 5, 2014

"This was a great recipe for a group of teenagers! Used spicy pork sausage. Great flavor. The second time we prepared this we did not use a bottom crust of crsent. Followed Pillsbury's recipe that is identical but it is only topped with cresent rolls. Both versions very good! Baked for 20min."

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cklayum@gmail.com User ID: 5407286 26252
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2011

"LOVED!!! Very easy."

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