Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls

Pizza Crescent Rolls are a great snack when you need something quick!

Crescent Rolls make these little bundles almost effortless. Fill them with cheese and pepperoni (or your favorite pizza toppings) and bake.

Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls baked on a baking sheet

A Quick Snack

We love to pizza-ize anything from waffles to pasta salad to casseroles!  This recipe tops the list.

  • It needs just a few ingredients
  • Toppings (or fillings!) can be adjusted based on your tastes
  • The recipe comes together quickly
  • Each crescent roll comes out tender, flaky, and packed with cheesy pizza goodness

Make a build-your-own pizza bar and set out bowls of favorite add-ins and toppings and let everyone make their own! Such a fun party activity!

ingredients to make Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls


CANNED CRESCENT DOUGH The crescent rolls make this fast to make. This can also be made with real pizza dough (but will taste more like a calzone).

FILLINGS We added some spicy pepperoni but you can add your favorite toppings. If they have a lot of moisture (like mushrooms or pineapple) be sure to cook them first or squeeze them dry.

CHEESE String cheese keeps it extra easy and doesn’t melt out of the pockets as easily as shredded cheese.

SAUCE Warm pizza sauce is great for dipping. You can add it inside if you’d like but we prefer using it for dipping.

process of rolling Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls

How to Make Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls

  1. Cut string cheese in half.
  2. Layout crescent roll dough on a prepared baking sheet. Top with cheese and pepperoni.
  3. Fold the widest end over the toppings and pinch the sides to seal. Continue rolling to seal.
  4. Place seam-side-down on the baking sheet; bake per recipe below.

Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls on a baking sheet before baking


  • Keep pepperoni pizza crescent rolls in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat in a toaster oven or air fryer for about 3 minutes and serve.
  • Freeze baked pepperoni pizza crescent rolls on a baking sheet and then put them in a zippered bag with the date labeled on it. They’ll keep about a month in the freezer.
  • Thaw naturally or in the microwave and reheat in a toaster oven or under the broiler.

Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls with a bowl of dip

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Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls baked on a baking sheet

Pepperoni Pizza Crescent Rolls

These pizza crescent rolls are speedy snack packed with flavor.
Course Appetizer, Dinner, Entree, pizza, Snack
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 172
Author Holly Nilsson


  • 1 can crescent rolls
  • 4 Mozzarella String Cheese
  • 24 slices pepperoni
  • 1 cup pizza sauce for dipping
  • 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 375°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Cut each string cheese in half.
  • Lay crescents and top with 3 overlapping slices of pepperoni and a string cheese piece.
  • Fold the wide end over the toppings and pinch the sides to seal. Continue to roll up and place seam side down on a baking sheet. Sprinkle parmesan cheese and garlic powder over the tops of the roll ups.
  • Bake for about 12 minutes or until golden. Serve with warm pizza sauce for dipping


Nutritional information does not include dipping sauce.

Substitute pepperoni for your favorite pizza toppings.

Toppings with moisture (such as mushrooms or pineapple) should be cooked or squeezed dry before adding.


Serving: 1roll | Calories: 172 | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 447mg | Potassium: 19mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 8IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 19mg | Iron: 1mg
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