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Eagle Eats: Pizza cupcakes

Are you hungry? Here is an easy recipe for pizza cupcakes!

 1 can refrigerated crescent rolls

 1/2 cup pizza sauce

 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

 1/2 tsp garlic powder

 pizza toppings – pepperoni, ham, sausage, peppers, onions, mushrooms (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 375°F

2. Spray 8 regular muffin cups with cooking spray.

3. Cut crescent roll dough into 8 squares.

4. Press into muffin cups.

5. Sprinkle some cheese (about 1 tbsp) in the bottom of each muffin cup.

6. Top with 1 tbsp of pizza sauce.

7. Add remaining cheese and top with pizza toppings.

8. Sprinkle garlic powder over toppings.

9. Bake 15-18 minutes.

10. Let cool for a couple minutes.

11. Remove from pan and serve immediately.

Regular pizza is way over done. Here’s an easy way to make a deep-dish style pizza in 20 minutes or less from start to finish. They’re great for lunch or even for a last minute dinner. They can be customized for all personal preferences. And for those looking for a healthier option, substitute the mozzarella cheese for an organic mozzarella cheese product and the crescent rolls for a gluten free brand. Think about doubling the recipe because these don’t last long. Enjoy!

Video by: Eagle Eats / Emily Ford and Katie Hopkins

About The Author

Katie Hopkins

Sean is in his third year at FGCU, where he is working towards a major in communication with a concentration in public relations and a minor in journalism. Sean has been a member of Eagle Media since 2017 and has worked with all departments. When Sean isn’t uploading articles to the website, you will find him cooking, taking pictures and writing poetry. Sean is also the president of the NAACP. Music is Sean’s greatest love, and is always open to new artists and playlists. Sean is very passionate about many things, such as saving bees, respecting nature and appreciating the Oxford comma. His social media accounts are @Lunchtime58

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