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Pizza Bites -The Ultimate Lunch Box Treat!

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.

Ingredients
  • 1 can Pillsbury Crescent dough
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese 
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning (optional)
Topping suggestions:
  • 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
Method
  • 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!