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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

Katie Hopkins is a senior communication major at Florida Gulf Coast University. She is the Media Editor and ENTV Assistant Director. You may recognize her hands from ENTV’s Eagle Eats videos. When she isn’t “on the scene” (must be said in an Australian accent) catching the latest story, you can find her in her room having her own personal concert to every Little Mix or One Direction song ever recorded, or relating every conversation back to Shrek. She hopes to one day hold the prestigious position of Assistant to the Regional Manager at Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.

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