Want to know what girls want? Cheese. Food. Pizza. DIY gifts. It’s all right here in this easy recipe: Pizza roses! Get to work. (Full recipe below)
Pizza pizza pizza and more pizza, and maybe some pepperoni pizza. That’s what makes people smile. And if you know how to make pizza in the shape of roses with your own two hands, well then, you will bring lots of smiles to the masses. Or just your Valentine. Forget homemade pizza. Pizza roses for the win!
Yup, cheesy pizza roses. Homemade, in your kitchen. You can do this.
For Valentine’s Day or really any day you want to make someone smile. These are pretty and tasty and mad impressive appetizers. Plus did we mention they have pepperoni in them?
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1Roll out your dough and cut into strips about 8 inches long and 1.5 inches wide. Try to get the dough as thin as possible.
2Cover the strips lightly in pizza sauce.
3Place pepperoni at one end, so that the pepperoni aligns with the edge of the dough strip and overlaps the top. Place the second pepperoni piece so that it overlaps with the first piece, and is placed sightly higher than the bottom line of the dough. Continue layering pepperoni so that each one overlaps a bit less than the previous piece. (see the video for clarification)
4Sprinkle the bottom half with mozzarella cheese.
5Beginning from the end with the most pepperoni, roll the dough into a coil, and place in a muffin tin, with the pepperoni facing up.
6Bake at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes, or until pepperoni edges are crispy and the dough is fully cooked through.
7Remove from the oven and let cool.