Mini Holiday Pizzas
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Serves: 15
Holiday appetizers don't get any easier than this. These holiday shaped mini pizzas are a crowd pleasing favorite.
  • 1 package (13.8 ounces) refrigerated pizza crust
  • 1 (8 ounce) jar of pizza sauce
  • 15 slices plum tomatoes
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) grated mozzarella cheese
  • Holiday shaped cookie cutters
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees
  2. Lightly spray cookie sheet with nonstick cooking spray
  3. Unroll dough on to cookie sheet
  4. Press dough until it forms a 15x10 inch rectangle
  5. With your holiday shaped cookie cutters, cut the dough into shapes
  6. Remove excess dough
  7. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes or until set
  8. Remove the partially baked crusts from oven and let cool for 3 to 4 minutes
  9. Spread each crust with pizza sauce
  10. Top each pizza with one tomato slice
  11. Generously sprinkle mozzarella cheese over tomato slice
  12. Return to oven and bake an additional 3 - 5 minutes or until cheese is melted and crusts are golden brown
Variation: May use pesto sauce in place of pizza sauce May substitute Parmesan cheese in place of mozzarella cheese


Tortilla Pizza Roll Ups
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Serves: 6
Finger food for Teens and get togethers.
  • 1 package mini tortillas (usually 6 per package)
  • 1 jar of pizza sauce
  • 1 (8 ounce) bag of shredded mozzarella cheeze
  • pepperoni
  • garlic powder (optional)
  • grated parmesan cheese (optinal)
  • toothpicks
  1. Lay the tortillas on a flat surface and spread each with 1 tablespoon of pizza sauce, up to ½-inch away from the edge.
  2. Reserve any remaining sauce and place in a dipping bowl.
  3. Spread cheese and pepperoni down the center and sprinkle with garlic if desired
  4. Then roll each one up and stab a toothpick through it to hold together
  5. Rub a little oil on each one for better browning.
  6. Place on a sheet pan lined with foil and bake at 450 for about 7 minutes or until golden brown and the cheese is melted
  7. After removing from oven may sprinkle with parmesan cheese
  8. Cut in half
  9. Serve with the remaining pizza sauce as a dip
I have seen packages with 24 mini tortillas. The recipe is easy to double. The best part about these is that you can make them the day before (without baking) and refrigerate. Then all you have to do is bake them before the party. May replace the mozzarella cheese with a package of 4-cheese pizza cheese