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Pizza Rolls

This is my husband's version of store-bought pizza rolls, and our family loves them. Although they take some time to make, they freeze well. So when we're through, we get to enjoy the fruits of our labor for a long time! —Julie Gaines, Normal, Illinois
  • Total Time
    Prep: 50 min. Cook: 5 min./batch
  • Makes
    32 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 cups shredded pizza cheese blend or part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage, cooked and drained
  • 2 packages (3 ounces each) sliced pepperoni, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 medium sweet red pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 2 jars (14 ounces each) pizza sauce
  • 32 egg roll wrappers
  • Oil for frying
  • Additional pizza sauce for dipping, warmed, optional

Directions

  • In a large bowl, combine the cheese, sausage, pepperoni, peppers and onion. Stir in pizza sauce until combined. Place about 1/4 cup filling in the center of each egg roll wrapper. Fold bottom corner over filling; fold sides toward center over filling. Moisten remaining corner with water and roll up tightly to seal.
  • In a deep cast-iron or other heavy skillet, heat 1 in. of oil to 375°. Fry pizza rolls until golden brown, 1-2 minutes on each side. Drain on paper towels. If desired, serve with additional pizza sauce.
Nutrition Facts
1 roll: 297 calories, 19g fat (5g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 537mg sodium, 22g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 9g protein.

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  • Patricia
    May 9, 2020

    This is not a review, can anyone help me with the time and temperature using an air fryer? Thank you so very much.

  • Carolyn
    May 8, 2020

    These were great. The first batch I made in the air fryer and they turned out hard and unappetizing so the rest I fried. Love that I have some stashed in the freezer.

  • kbickel45
    Jan 27, 2019

    Fantastic and I use my air fryer to make them a little healthier.

  • SuSey22
    Jan 10, 2019

    Tried for the first time, I liked the combo and crispness of the wrapper when fried, they were a substantial roll so I will try to make smaller versions the next time.i will make them again!

  • Mrsatj
    May 25, 2018

    These were very good and I will be using the recipe frequently. Divided the recipe in half and I couldn't be more pleased!

  • cindiak
    May 2, 2018

    These are way better than the store bought (but what isn't?). I tried freezing them after they were fried and they came out soggy. Freezing them before frying works best.

  • Wakeshia85
    Feb 26, 2018

    My kids loved this! They prefer this over the store bought pizza rolls.

  • marcibanes
    Jan 18, 2018

    These are great Egg Rolls and a nice change from the traditional Chinese style. The only change I made was cooking minced garlic with the peppers and adding red pepper flakes with the seasoning. I also used I my Air Fryer once rolled instead of deep frying in oil. They turned out fabulous.

  • Tilly4527
    Dec 29, 2017

    Can't wait to try these. I'll make and freeze then heat in my air fryer

  • Summy
    Nov 19, 2017

    I have made these hundreds of thousands of times. Okay, that might be an exaggeration, but that's how good they are. Labor intensive at first, but I made these in 2006 for my daughter's 16th birthday party, and they were easy to just pop into my Fry Daddy and have ready to eat for all the guests (many adults attended, and were like little kids all over again). Excellent recipe, and it makes a lot. They freeze very well.