Somewhere between a pizza slice and a garlic knot, these pizza rolls make for a great appetizer! Make it your own by swapping in your favorite pizza toppings. Serve with warmed marinara or more pizza sauce for dipping!


Credit: LaDonna Langwell

Recipe Summary

15 mins
25 mins
10 mins
10 pizza rolls


Original recipe yields 10 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
For the Pizza Rolls:
For the Garlic Parsley Oil:


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray two cake pans with nonstick cooking spray.

  • Roll out pizza dough on a lightly floured cutting board. Flatten out into a rectangle.

  • Brush surface of the pizza dough with as much pizza sauce as you like.

  • Cover dough with alternating slices of large pepperoni and mozzarella slices. Dot with small pepperoni slices.

  • Starting at the long side, roll up the dough carefully into a jelly roll, making sure the filling stays in and pinch closed along the side. Slice into 1/2-inch rounds and place them inside the cake pans flat. Tuck the ends around as necessary and sprinkle Parmesan cheese over each slice.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until golden brown, 15 to 20 minutes.

  • Stir together olive oil, parsley, and garlic in a shallow bowl. Brush warm pizza rolls with garlic oil.

Cook's Note:

I pan-fried my pepperoni a bit to release some of the grease. I have tried this recipe with shredded mozzarella as well and they were hard to transfer to the pan and to keep inside the roll.

Nutrition Facts

256 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 20mg; sodium 587.2mg; carbohydrates 23.1g; protein 11g. Full Nutrition