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Air Fryer Pizza Rolls

These easy to make Air Fryer Pizza Rolls are super tasty and totally kid-friendly!
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American, Western
Keyword pizza rolls
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 229kcal

Ingredients

  • 14 oz (400g) ready-made refrigerated pizza dough
  • 8 tablespoon tomato sauce
  • 18 pieces pepperoni
  • 5 1/2 oz (160g) mozzarella cheese shredded
  • 1 oz (30g) butter melted
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Pinch of pepper
  • all-purpose flour for dusting the pizza dough
  • shredded cheddar cheese to put on the top of the rolls, optional

Instructions

How To Make Air Fryer Pizza Rolls

  • Preheat the air fryer to 375F / 190C.
  • Divide the ready-rolled pizza dough into 8 equal strips, dust some flour onto the dough to keep it from sticking if needed.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon of tomato sauce onto each strip, then quarter all the pepperoni and evenly distributed to all the 8 strips. Divide the shredded mozzarella cheese to 8 portions and put it on top of the strips.
  • Roll all the strips up.
  • Put garlic powder, salt, and pepper in the rest of the melted butter, mix together and then brush the mixture to the top of the pizza roll-ups. (Optional: add some extra shredded cheddar cheese onto the top of the roll-ups for extra cheesiness)
  • Place a piece of parchment paper in the air fryer before adding the pizza rolls in seam side down.
  • Air fry for 10-15 minutes, until it has crisped up to your desire.
  • When your pizza rolls are done, let them cool to touch before serving with marinara sauce.

How To Make Pizza Rolls in the Oven

  • Preheat the oven to 350F/180C.
  • Divide the ready-rolled pizza dough into 8 equal strips, dust some flour onto the dough to keep it from sticking if needed.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon of tomato sauce onto each strip, then quarter all the pepperoni and evenly distributed to all the 8 strips. Divide the shredded mozzarella cheese to 8 portions and put it on top of the strips.
  • Roll all the strips up.
  • Grease a muffin pan with melted butter and place the roll-ups inside.
  • Put garlic powder, salt, and pepper in the rest of the melted butter, mix together and then brush the mixture to the top of the pizza roll-ups. (Optional: add some extra shredded cheddar cheese onto the top of the roll-ups for extra cheesiness)
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • When your pizza rolls are done, let them cool to touch before serving with marinara sauce.

Notes

When Your Pizza Rolls Are Done

Once the pizza rolls have cooled, remove them from the air fryer basket or muffin pan. Then serve them up as is, or along with some of the following suggestions;
  • Top them off with a sprinkling of grated Parmesan cheese.
  • A cup of marinara sauce for dipping.
  • For a complete meal, pair with a green salad, this fruit salad, or these easy air fryer vegetable kabobs.

Weight Watchers Points

There are 8 Blue Plan SmartPoints in one serving of this.

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Nutrition

Calories: 229kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 27mg | Sodium: 640mg | Potassium: 73mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 302IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 113mg | Iron: 2mg