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Mini Calzones 4 Ways

It's a pocket surprise in every bite.

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INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8

1 16-ounce package pizza dough

8 tablespoons marinara sauce

16 frozen party-size meatballs, thawed

4 slices mozzarella, cut in half

4 tablespoons parmesan, grated

Fresh basil

Black pepper, for topping

Egg wash

1 egg

1 tablespoon water

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.

2. Cut pizza dough into 8 sections on a floured surface.

3. With one section, roll out dough until flat and circular.

4. Spread 1 tablespoon of marinara on flattened dough. Wrap up two meatballs in a slice of mozzarella and place them in the center of the dough. Sprinkle with ½ tablespoon parmesan cheese and some fresh basil.

5. Fold one side of dough up and over ingredients, and seal calzone by crimping the edges together.

6. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Apply egg wash to outside of calzone and sprinkle with black pepper.

7. Bake calzones at 400°F/200°C for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

8. Enjoy!

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INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8

1 16-ounce package pizza dough

8 slices ham

4 slices swiss cheese, cut in half

8 2x4x¼-inch slices pineapple

8 tablespoons ricotta

4 tablespoons green onion

Poppy seeds, for topping

Egg wash

1 egg

1 tablespoon water

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.

2. Cut pizza dough into 8 sections on a floured surface.

3. With one section, roll out dough until flat and circular.

4. Layer ham, swiss, pineapple, 1 tablespoon ricotta, and ½ tablespoon green onion.

5. Fold one side of dough up and over ingredients, and seal calzone by crimping the edges together.

6. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Apply egg wash to outside of calzone and sprinkle with poppy seeds.

7. Bake calzones at 400°F/200°C for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

8. Enjoy!

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INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8

16 tablespoons frozen spinach, thawed

8 tablespoons ricotta

4 slices mozzarella, cut in half

1 teaspoon garlic, chopped

3 tablespoons butter, melted

1 tablespoon parmesan

1 teaspoon parsley

Egg wash

1 egg

1 tablespoon water

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.

2. Cut pizza dough into 8 sections on a floured surface.

3. With one section, roll out dough until flat and circular.

4. Layer two tablespoons spinach, 1 tablespoons ricotta, and slice mozzarella cheese.

5. Fold one side of dough up and over ingredients, and seal calzone by crimping the edges together.

6. In a small bowl, mix together melted butter, parmesan, garlic, and parsley.

7. Place calzone on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Apply egg wash to outside of calzone and brush with garlic butter.

8. Bake calzones at 400°F/200°C for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

9. Enjoy!

INGREDIENTS

Servings: 8

½ rotisserie chicken, shredded

1 ranch packet

1 red onion, thinly sliced

½ cup bacon, cooked and chopped

4 slices mozzarella cheese, cut in half

Cheddar, for topping

Egg wash

1 egg

1 tablespoon water

PREPARATION

1. Preheat oven to 400˚F/200˚C.

2. Cut pizza dough into 8 sections on a floured surface.

3. With one section, roll out dough until flat and circular.

4. In a medium bowl, mix together the chicken, ranch packet, red onion, and bacon.

5. Place a slice of mozzarella on the rolled out dough. Top with 2-3 tablespoons of the chicken mixture.

6. Fold one side of dough up and over ingredients, and seal calzone by crimping the edges together.

7. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Apply egg wash to outside of calzone and sprinkle with cheddar cheese.

8. Bake calzones at 400°F/200°C for 15-20 minutes or until golden brown.

9. Enjoy!