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Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe

Pizza Roll-Ups Recipe

Since getting this recipe from our 4-H club, it's been a regular after-school snack. We like to dunk these bite-size pizza treats, made with refrigerated crescent rolls, in spaghetti sauce. —Donna Klettke, Wheatland, Missouri
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1/2 pound ground beef
  • 1 can (8 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls


  • 1. In a large skillet, cook beef over medium heat until no longer pink; drain. Remove from the heat. Add the tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese and oregano.
  • 2. Separate crescent dough into eight rectangles, pinching seams together. Place about 3 tablespoons of meat mixture along one long side of each rectangle. Roll up, jelly-roll style, starting with a long side. Cut each roll into three pieces.
  • 3. Place, seam side down, 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 2 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 122 calories, 7g fat (2g saturated fat), 13mg cholesterol, 265mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 6g protein.

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alicat5280 User ID: 8558666 234038
Reviewed Oct. 5, 2015

"This idea is absolutely genius.

I'm 26, and I constantly struggle with meal planning. I don't have kids, so it's only my boyfriend and I in the house and there are always just too many leftovers junking up the fridge. We just can't eat all the food most recipes make before it goes bad!
These are a great call for people in my shoes for a few reasons: namely, they please the boyfriend. We alternate between bento box lunches (Mon/Wed/Fri) and mason jar salads (Tue/Thurs). But I can't be the only one who gets the sneaking suspicion that the guys ditch their salad lunches and just get fast food... these are a super easy pack into the bento box that encourages portion control while still providing flexability. I added a dash or two of Tony Chachere's (never heard of it? You're really missing out) along with the oregano, and even though I find that to my taste, the boyfriend can still throw on a slice or two of pepperoni and top it with more cheese so he's happy! These easily keep for five days, so he gets a treat Mon/Wed/Fri and that encourages him to eat his more vegetable-esque lunches on the in between. Not only that but they are super quick and easy, and most items were already in my pantry.
Oh, and definitely don't try to substitute the crescent dough for some other kind. Not worth it, trust me. It's just not as good!"

randcbruns User ID: 828588 232428
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2015

"Just made these last night. My boys LOVE them! They are so simple and they are easy to switch up! Try taco filling! I've even done left over spaghetti and sauce inside them."

tsnave06 User ID: 8486059 231517
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2015

"Staying true to the recipe above...

Pros: I had all the ingredients on hand, only 1/2lb Hamburger that fed our family of 4! Cost effective!
Con: A messy mess. There was no good way to cut the dough. Kinda bland but the kids liked it. They said they would eat it again.
I may try the pizza edition."

kallsmom User ID: 2662239 80096
Reviewed Sep. 13, 2014

"I made these for the kids after school I also used pizza sauce and added some chopped pepperoni to it! They loved them!"

Baking Diva User ID: 4467421 203665
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2013

"Made these tasty roll-ups for my picky 12 yr old for supper. He gave the recipe a "thumbs up". Went together quickly; hubby & son liked!"

RaOwBe User ID: 705805 78299
Reviewed May. 23, 2011

"Wow - these look sooooo good. I'm going to make these tonight!"

Michell408 User ID: 1234062 24428
Reviewed Apr. 6, 2011

"I changed the tomato sauce to pizza sauce and made my own crescent roll dough. My toddler loves them! So portable and yummy hot or cold."

accessdenied6875 User ID: 2956702 32524
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2008

"These were a pain to make, the dough split, and they burned on the bottom after being in the oven for about 7 minutes. Kids loved them."

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