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Mozzarella Pepperoni Croissants Are Easy and Kid-Friendly!

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It's that time of the year - back to the work grind, the kids are back at school, life is getting busy all over again! Sometimes it's hard to keep up, and it's nice to not have to stress about dinner or lunch ideas.

Cue these Mozzarella Pepperoni Croissants. This recipe is so easy that you can even get the kids involved or whip up a batch yourself while they're napping. All it takes is some filling with your toppings, and a simple roll. Once in the oven they only take a few short minutes to bake to golden brown - don't forget to dunk in some marinara sauce!

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Ingredients:

  • 2 packages Pillsbury crescent rolls
  • 16 mozzarella cheese sticks cut in 1/2
  • 1 package pepperoni
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 egg
  • Marinara (optional)
  • Parmesan (optional)

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

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Remove crescent rolls from package. Starting with the wide end, spread a small amount of marinara sauce (if desired), place mozzarella stick on the end, place pepperonis along the surface of the crescent roll. Starting with the widest end roll into the most narrow end. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Combine garlic powder, oregano and basil in small bowl.

Beat egg in small bowl.

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Sprinkle each roll with seasoning and brush with beaten egg.

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Bake for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve with marinara and sprinkle with Parmesan, if desired.


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