Pizza Roll Ups with Pepperoni

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5 from 4 votes
These Pizza Roll Ups with Pepperoni are one of those super versatile recipes that can be made so many different ways for all types of occasions. They are perfect for dinner, snacks, appetizers or game day treats. Additionally, they never get boring because you can make them so many different ways.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes
Pepperoni Pizza Roll Ups

These Pizza Roll Ups with Pepperoni are one of those super versatile recipes that can be made so many different ways for all types of occasions. They are perfect for dinner, snacks, appetizers or game day treats. Additionally, they never get boring because you can make them so many different ways.

Pizza roll up on a white plate.

These Pepperoni Pizza Roll Ups are fun and easily customized to suit your family’s tastes.  You can mix up the cheeses or swap the pepperoni for sausage.  You can add toppings like green peppers, onions, olives or all of the above. How can you not love these things?


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What We Love About This Recipe

The versatility is why we love this recipe! The combinations are nearly endless and you are guaranteed to make everyone happy.

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  • 30 Minute Meal: This tasty meal comes together in less than 30 minutes.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or just use whatever you have.
  • Family Friendly: Everyone loves pizza so it is always a hit! Kids love it!
  • Adaptable: Can make it low-carb, meat free, dairy free, whatever you need.
A plate of roll ups with a side of sauce.

Ingredient Notes

  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese: Or your favorite cheese blend.
  • Pizza Crust Cans – refrigerated pizza dough or you can get it from the local pizza places homemade pizza dough.
  • Italian Seasoning Mix
  • Slices Pepperoni: Or other meat such as Italian sausage.
  • Marinara Sauce: Optional, for dipping.
Cheese, sauce, pepperoni and a can of dough.

Equipment Needed

How to Make a Pizza Roll

These are the basic steps for making pizza pinwheel recipe. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition facts.

Rolling out the dough and placing the  roni on top.

STEP 1: PREP

First, preheat oven to 425 degrees and then on a floured surface, roll out each pizza crust, and next evenly sprinkle garlic powder and Italian seasoning over each crust (1 tsp of each per crust).

STEP 2: TOP

Second, top with pepperoni and cheeses and then roll into a tight log seams side down. Slice into one inch sections.

STEP 3: BAKE

Finally, place on a cookie sheet and bake, and lastly serve with your favorite sauce.

Rolling and cutting the pizza rolls.

Prep and Storage Tips for Pizza Roll Ups

HOW TO MAKE PIZZA ROLL UPS AHEAD OF TIME

Make in advance and refrigerate until ready to bake and serve or alternatively, par bake and finish cooking right before ready to serve.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

This recipe will last for several days in the fridge after cooking, make sure that it is in an airtight container or wrapped well.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

The leftovers can be frozen in an airtight container for up to 3 months. You can even prep extra and freeze them to cook when you need something quick.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Reheat in a toaster oven, conventional oven or airfryer at 425.

Frequently Asked Questions for Pizza Roll

HEALTHY SWAP OUTS?

Of course, You can use vegan cheese, no meat or gluten free crust to make it perfect for everyone’s dietary needs.

SUBSTITUTIONS?

Indeed, that is why this recipe is so perfect, you can add whatever your family likes to make it the perfect meal for them. Alternatively, you can have everyone make their own, so everyone is happy.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Absolutely, however, I suggest making more, everyone devours these pizza roll ups.

IS THIS RECIPE SIMILAR TO A NEW YORK STYLE PIZZA ROLL UP?

Yes, it is really similar, they glaze after cooking with a butter and garlic sauce, which you could do with these too.

A stripped plate with the pizza rolls on top.

Expert Tips for Making This Pizza Rolls Ups Recipe

  • Add Herbs:Top with fresh basil or other herbs to bring a pop of freshness.
  • Sauce: Jar sauce is fine, however, try this easy and amazingly delicious Homemade Pizza Sauce.
  • Variation tip: Use a white pizza sauce or vodka sauce for dipping, or try one of these dips: Pepperoni Pizza Dip or White Pizza Dip.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Feel free to cook in your air fryer for a nice crisp golden brown pizza roll.

What to Serve with Pizza Rolls Ups

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Pepperoni Pizza Roll Ups
5 from 4 votes

Pizza Roll Ups with Pepperoni

Yield: 6 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 12 minutes
Total: 22 minutes
These Pizza Roll Ups with Pepperoni are one of those super versatile recipes that can be made so many different ways for all types of occasions. They are perfect for dinner, snacks, appetizers or game day treats. Additionally, they never get boring because you can make them so many different ways.
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Ingredients

  • 2 pizza crust, cans refrigerated
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp Italian Seasoning
  • 1 cup pepperoni, sliced and chopped
  • 1 cup shredded cheese, we used mozzarella and fontina
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan Cheese
  • pizza sauce, dipping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  • On a floured surface, roll out each pizza crust.
  • Evenly sprinkle garlic powder and Italian seasoning over each crust (1 tsp of each per crust).
  • Top each crust with 1/2 a cup of pepperoni and 1/2 a cup of shredded cheese, making sure to leave a 1/2 inch border around the crust.
  • Top each roll with 1/4 cup parmesan cheese.
  • Starting at one of the shorter ends, roll each crust into a tight log.
  • Slice each roll crosswise into one-inch sections.
  • Place the slices on a lightly greased baking sheet or pizza stone and bake for 10-12 minutes or until tops are lightly browned and cheese is bubbly.
  • Serve with your favorite marina sauce for dipping.

Expert Tips

  • Add Herbs:Top with fresh basil or other herbs to bring a pop of freshness.
  • Sauce: Jar sauce is fine, however, try this easy and amazingly delicious Homemade Pizza Sauce.
  • Variation tip: Use a white pizza sauce or vodka sauce for dipping, or try one of these dips: Pepperoni Pizza Dip or White Pizza Dip.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Feel free to cook in your air fryer for a nice crisp pizza roll.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 547kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 40mg | Sodium: 1283mg | Potassium: 95mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 203IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 329mg | Iron: 4mg
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Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: pizza

This recipe is my personal adaption of an ethnic inspired recipe. It is not intended to be an authentic recipe.  I’ve recreated this recipe because I enjoy the flavors and I want to encourage my readers to expand their tastes and try new flavor combinations. The recipe, ingredients and processes may have been adapted to make the recipe accessible for the average American. I have provided links to authentic versions of the recipe in the post above. I encourage you to visit these pages and learn more about the traditional version(s) of this recipe.

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