University of Illinois Extension

Recipe Corner

Here's a pizza recipe that can be used as a snack, or combined with a salad and fruit for a balanced meal.

Pizza Pockets - Makes 8 servings Ingredients
  • 1 can refrigerated flaky biscuits
  • Prepared pizza sauce or spaghetti sauce
  • Filling of your choice - chopped pepperoni, cooked ground beef, chopped vegetables, mozzarella cheese
Directions
  1. Heat oven to 400°F.
  2. Divide the biscuits and press each piece to form a 5-inch circle.
  3. Place pressed dough on a cookie sheet.
  4. Spread 1 - 2 tablespoons of sauce on half of the circle; don't put sauce too close to the edges.
  5. Add fillings.
  6. Fold the circle in half and press the edges with a fork to seal.
  7. Bake at 400°F. for 12-15 minutes or until golden.