When a teen bakes – Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls

These easy-to-make Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls are positively delicious, and make a great snack or appetizer with a kick of spice!

These easy-to-make Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls are positively delicious, and make a great snack or appetizer with a kick of spice!

My 14 year old son doesn’t really like bringing typical lunches to school. I think the hot cafeteria serves as real competition to homemade lunches if you know what I mean. I feel grateful the choice is available of course! There’s nothing like a fresh hot lunch from the school cafeteria!

However, it isn’t exactly economical to always buy lunch. Some days it just makes sense to pack a lunch to save a few dollars.

I’m always encouraging him to shop for the things he likes so he’ll be more likely to want to eat them.

So this one day we had been eyeing up ready-made pepperoni rolls at our local deli which really intrigued him. But they can get pricey too. So, I suggested he try and make his own!

 Gathering up our favorite ingredients, this is what he came up with!

And not only these Pillsbury pepperoni rolls topped with cheddar cheese positively delicious, he’s thrilled to pack these in his lunch box anytime! They always get eaten.

This is such an easy recipe for kids to make, with just enough cheese, and the pepperoni elevates the experience with a touch of spice!

Here’s how to ramp up your own kiddo’s lunchbox… and if luck is on your side, perhaps they can make their own too!

Here’s how we made them:

When a teen bakes – Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls

 

These easy-to-make Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls are positively delicious, and make a great snack or appetizer with a kick of spice!

Ingredients we used:

 

  • Pillsbury weiner wraps
  • fresh pepperoni from our local deli
  • medium cheddar cheese we grated ourselves

And did they ever come together fast!

These easy-to-make Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls are positively delicious, and make a great snack or appetizer with a kick of spice!

And they baked up to perfection too.

The only bad news? They were eaten before the next day! Oops… so make more than you think you’ll need, because you’ll be wanting to indulge in these any time of day!

Not only would they be great for school boxed lunches, served as an appetizer would also be perfect.

Pepperoni Cheddar Wraps

When a teen bakes - Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls

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These easy-to-make Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls are positively delicious, and make a great snack or appetizer with a kick of spice!
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes

Equipment:

  • baking pan
  • parchment paper

Ingredients:
  

  • 1 tube Pillsbury rolls
  • your favorite pepperoni
  • cheddar cheese of choice

Instructions:
 

  • Oil baking pan well, or position parchment paper on baking sheet.
  • Open up Pillsbury rolls, and line up on baking sheet.
  • Place a piece of pepperoni (to fit) on each dough section.
  • Roll closed around the pepperoni.
  • Sprinkle with cheddar cheese.
  • Bake approx 15 minutes at 375 or whatever the rolls say on the package.

Notes

A wonderful addition for school lunches, take on picnics or served as an appetizer. Very easy for kids to make. Would also be fabulous teamed up with a sweet dipping sauce.
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8 thoughts on “When a teen bakes – Pillsbury Pepperoni Rolls

    • Not yet, but a decent blender to do it all is on the list! I down fruit smoothies every AM for breakfast and am attempting to get him to adopt that habit. 🙂 So far he hasn’t loved veggie juice at all so starting with fruit… I’ve heard of all the things you can make with the blenders too, pretty cool!

  1. They look amazing! Great Job! Great Life skill to encourage your son to embrace. So many younger kids these days can’t cook.

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