Kids are back at school; as a parent, you have to find creative ways of making school lunches almost 200 days a year. Gone are the days of boring Bologna been slapped in-between two slices of bread.
The Pillsbury Doughboy inspired this week’s recipe; it’s not the healthiest, but it’s a fun treat. It’s Pizza Bites! Which kid doesn’t love pizza? None I know.
Get ready, gather your child’s favourite pizza toppings because this recipe is quick and easier than you think.
- 1 can Pillsbury Crescent dough
- 1/2 cup marinara sauce
- 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning (optional)
- 2 slices of meat chopped:
- ham, pepperoni, bacon or chicken
- 1/4 cup veggies diced:
- bell pepper, red onion, mushrooms or
- 1/4 cup pineapple
- Preheat oven to 375°F.
- Roll out Pillsbury crescent rolls.
- Cut dough evenly into 12 rectangles, using the pre-existing cuts as guides.
- Press dough into muffin pan.
- Layer in marinara, add cheese.
- Top with meat and or veggie toppings.
- Sprinkle with Italian seasoning.
- Bake on middle rack 8-10 minutes.
- Let cool and pack with a smile.
Save your ears at the end of the school day for endless bragging about their best lunch!
Remember to tag me @TriednTriumphed once you’ve tried this recipe. I would love to read about your child’s coolest lunch ever!