Pepperoni Pizza Dippers

Pepperoni Pizza Dippers

    Now that the holiday vacation is over, we are back to our regular school schedule which includes extracurricular activities and sports.  If your kids are like mine, they come home from school every afternoon starving which actually makes me wonder what they are serving for lunch daily.  As a Working Mom, I have tried to come up with easy after-school snacks that my boys can enjoy and that won’t take a ton of preparation.

Pepperoni Pizza Dippers

    Both of my sons love pizza so I knew that any recipe involving pizza ingredients would be right up their alley.  I found that I could make easy pepperoni pizza dippers with some of the ingredients that we normally keep in the house anyway.  All of this equals to a yummy recipe, happy kids after school, and a mom who is super cool in the eyes of her children!

Pepperoni Pizza Dippers

Pepperoni Pizza Dippers

Yields: 8 pizza dippers

Prep Time: 5 minutes | Cook Time: 11-15 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients:

1 can of crescent rolls (8 count)
24 slices of pepperoni
4 mozzarella sticks, each cut in half Desired amount of pizza sauce for dipping

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Open the can of crescent rolls and place the separated triangles on a large baking sheet. Using your hands, press each triangle slightly at the edges.
  3. Place 3 slices of pepperoni (slightly overlapping) on the center of each triangle. Top with one half of a mozzarella stick.
  4. Roll up (starting at the side with the pepperoni and cheese) to the opposite point. Place rolls onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 11-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and serve with a side of pizza sauce for dipping.

Pepperoni Pizza Dippers

    We have actually invited some of my sons’ classmates over to enjoy these pepperoni pizza dippers and they approved!  You know you have arrived when your kids’ peers approve of your after-school snacks!

Let’s Discuss:  What are some of your favorite after-school snacks that you serve to your children?

Pepperoni Pizza Dippers

Yield: 8 Pizza Dippers

Pepperoni Pizza Dippers

Ingredients

  • 1 can of crescent rolls (8 count)
  • 24 slices of pepperoni
  • 4 mozzarella sticks, each cut in half
  • Desired amount of pizza sauce for dipping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Open the can of crescent rolls and place the separated triangles on a large baking sheet. Using your hands, press each triangle slightly at the edges.
  3. Place 3 slices of pepperoni (slightly overlapping) on the center of each triangle. Top with one half of a mozzarella stick.
  4. Roll up (starting at the side with the pepperoni and cheese) to the opposite point. Place rolls onto an ungreased baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 11-15 minutes or until golden brown. Remove and serve with a side of pizza sauce for dipping.
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Comments

  1. You had me at pizza. These look amazing. I make pizza rolls and other related things when we have a get together or game night. Going to make these for the next one!

  2. This is my husband’s snack dream!! He prefers getting breadsticks and dipping to pizza, so this is a perfect football snack come February.

  3. How fun are these??? I would love to make these for after school snacks for my school age students. I know they would love them, too.

  4. This is such a great idea. I am sure my kids will love this. I’m going to try and make this for them one weekend.

  5. These look delicious! They look so hubby and toddler friendly-great for an easy weeknight meal! I need to try them soon.

  6. I love home made mini pizzas as a snack. This is a great alternative! Definitely have to whip some of these up for game night!

  7. My family loves these! And they don’t all love a lot of things, so to have something no one complains about is a big deal at our house.

  8. This is such a fun and easy recipe! I don’t have kids but I would love to make this for myself! 🙂

  9. Yum! These look so good. Anything with pepperoni in it has my vote! Have to try them!

  10. This looks so good and simple to make! My children would love it, and I could easily make it as an after school snack.

  11. Love it!! This looks amazing and beats Bagel Bites by A TRILLION. (Bagel Bites were usually my post-school snack).
    I like that it doesn’t take any prep work!

  12. Anita Anderson says:

    Not just for after school but also say for watching a football, baseball, or basketball game.

  13. We make these all the time. They are perfect for snack time or dinner! For dinner we just add extra ingredients like onions and peppers.

  14. I love these! I make them every Halloween for a quick, delicious and cheap dinner! Your pictures are wonderful!

  15. This looks so yummy and easy to make. Perfect for snacks for kiddos! I don’t have any but I think this will still be yummy for me!

  16. I am so making these for dinner tomorrow. Love that it’s an easy recipe and totally appealing.

  17. Megan mccoig says:

    I always see these over Pinterest and have always wanted to try them. Omg I must now. They look so amazing 🙂

  18. Neely (@Neelykins) says:

    You had me at pizza! I love this idea. Perfect for football game days and watching parties!

  19. Oh these look so good! I bet my daughter would love them! I would love them too. They look like a great Friday night dinner.

  20. These look like the perfect kind of treat to make for our Friday night family movie fest! My kids would definitely be into them!

  21. Those look awesome! My kids would love snacking on them! I make something similar and it’s always a hit on our movie nights.

  22. Great idea! My boys would love that too! We could do all kinds of filling with this recipe too. I can get their favorite pizza toppings and make a variety of pizza dippers. Thanks for sharing the recipe for this delicious treat!

  23. I loved making these as a kid with my Mom!!. Great way to get children to love cooking.

  24. Oh this is something I would love. Pepperoni pizza is my favorite kind and I could eat pepperoni non-stop!

  25. Reesa Lewandowski says:

    OH my kids would love these for an after school snack! SO easy too! Looking forward to trying these soon!

  26. These look so yummy! I bet these taste delicious! They would definitely be a great snack or even perfect for a party!

  27. These are great after school snacks or party food! The kids will definitely like them especially my two boys. It’s easy to make so it’s going to be hassle free for me! Thanks for the recipe!

  28. Our Family World says:

    Oh my goodness! This is really tempting and it would be perfect in our Movie marathon!

  29. I am all about pizza! LOL being pregnant i have a bad craving for anything related or tasting like pizza. These look so good and the awesome thing is they look super easy to make.

    My kids love fruits or appetizers for an after school snack.

  30. Oh my goodness, these look incredible! What a smart idea. I never think of fun little snacks like these!

  31. These look like the perfect game day snack! My hubby -and me- would love these!

  32. Robin Rue says:

    These look like the perfect snack! Football season is definitely still here for a little while longer and these look like they would be easy and feed a crowd.

  33. Wow. Sounds like a yum recipe to try. Oh yes, makes for such a lovely after-school snack for my little girl. She’d love it as much as I would.

  34. I believe I tried similar recipe myself but it never came out as perfectly looking as yours! Even though these didn’t look pretty, the taste was amazing!

  35. These look super tasty, and a perfect snack for an appetizer plate. It’s also a great snack for sharing, so I’m loving how simple it is to make these!

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