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Air-Fryer Taco Twists

Why serve tacos only in ordinary flour or corn tortillas? For a mouthwatering change of pace, try these air-fried tacos baked in flaky, golden crescent rolls. My family enjoys them for a warm lunch or light dinner. —Carla Kreider, Quarryville, Pennsylvania

Mushroom and Smoked Gouda Puff

2 reviews

It's so very easy, but it looks and tastes gourmet. Dinner party guests will be impressed with this perfect starter...


Mozzarella Ham Stromboli

16 reviews

"The original recipe for this savory bread called for salami, but I use ham instead," writes Janice Brightwell of Jeffersonville,...


Pepperoni Pizza Loaf

34 reviews

This savory stromboli starts with frozen bread dough, so it comes together in practically no time. The golden loaf is...


Ham & Swiss Stromboli

4 reviews

This is an excellent dish to take to someone for dinner. It's also easy to change up the recipe with...

Grilled Pizza Sandwiches

"I've been fixing this jazzed-up grilled cheese sandwich for years," notes Janice Mitchell of Aurora, Colorado. "Kids of all ages...


Pizza Roll-Ups

10 reviews

Since getting this recipe from our 4-H club, it's been a regular after-school snack. We like to dunk these bite-sized...

Italian Stromboli

5 reviews

My mother gave me this recipe to try and everyone loves it. It is so simple and quick to make.—Beth...


Pepperoni Roll-Ups

17 reviews

Here is a fast appetizer recipe that goes over well at my house. Each bite has gooey melted cheese and...


Muffin-Cup Cheddar Beef Pies

6 reviews

My kids love these beef rolls so much. I always make extra since they heat up so quickly. I give...


Grilled Pepperoni Pizza Sandwiches

If pizza and grilled cheese are among your favorite foods, you're in for an ooey gooey treat! —Chris Anderson, Mounds...

Pizza Mountain Pies

2 reviews

Because we liked this pudgy pie recipe so much, I started making them for my daughter on our stove at...


Turkey Crescent Wreath

1 review

This savory wreath is as pretty to look at as it is to eat! When hosting a get-together the day...


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Italian Meatball Buns

19 reviews

These soft little rolls come with a surprise inside—savory Italian meatballs. They're wonderful dipped in marinara sauce, making them fun...


Meaty Sloppy Joe Pockets

2 reviews

It’s easy to turn sloppy joes into hearty hot pocket snacks. I make the filling ahead and use refrigerated biscuits....


Mediterranean Pastry Pinwheels

6 reviews

These quick appetizers are irresistible. The flavors of sun-dried tomatoes and pesto balance beautifully. —Kristen Heigl, Staten Island, New York

Pizza Buns

1 review

These taste especially good as a snack after an afternoon of cross-country skiing or snowmobiling. I prepare them before we...


Quick Pizza Sandwiches

I REMEMBER coming up with this recipe years ago after a full day of activity and the need for a...


Mother’s Pasties

2 reviews

PASTIES were a must years ago when men worked the mines in northern Michigan. The housewives made them in the...


Slithering Snake Roll

There’s nothing sinister about this snake. It’s filled with meat, sweet red pepper and cheese. You can paint the pizza...


Contest-Winning Beef Stuffed Crescents

47 reviews

My neighbor makes these crescents using jalapenos instead of green chiles and calls them "rattlesnake bites!" I love that this...


Ham and Cheese Loaf

11 reviews

This golden loaf starts with convenient refrigerated dough and is stuffed with deli ham and three types of cheese. I


Chicken Alfredo Stromboli

7 reviews

I combined my favorite fettuccine Alfredo recipe with the chicken Alfredo pizza from a restaurant and came up with this...


Stromboli Sandwiches

6 reviews

Like a sloppy joe with Italian seasonings, these hearty sandwich slices fill the bill at potlucks, reunions and more. Although...

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Calzone Pinwheels

23 reviews

Once you try these mini-sized calzones, you may never go back to the large ones. Not only do these pretty...


Quick and Easy Stromboli

2 reviews

Sandwich fixings get rolled into this dinner favorite, thanks to refrigerated pizza dough. Use any combo of cheese, deli meat...


Make-Ahead Sausage Pinwheels

2 reviews

Filled with sausage, sweet pepper and cream cheese, these roll-ups are excellent for unexpected visitors, a cocktail party or a...


Pesto Chicken Turnovers

5 reviews

When it comes to food, I'm all about anything in a pocket—pita bread, bierocks, empanadas and more. These Italian-inspired turnovers...


Bacon Cheeseburger Roll-Ups

38 reviews

“My husband and I both love these roll-ups. I often serve them with broccoli and cheese. They must be good,...


Italian Sausage Calzone

3 reviews

My teenage daughter and I have been experimenting in the kitchen to re-create some old-time family dishes. This calzone with...