Cheesy pizza bites seasoned with everything but bagel seasoning and garnished with Parmesan cheese, crispy bacon and freshly chopped basil. The most delicious pull apart pizza rolls.

Cheese Stuffed Pizza Rolls with Bacon




– 1 lb pizza dough – store bought or homemade – 3 strips of bacon – 6 mozzarella sticks – 2 tablespoons of butter – 1 egg – Everything But Bagel Seasoning – pizza sauce – 2 tablespoons of Parmesan cheese – 1 tablespoon of basil

6 people

35 mins

Step 1

First, preheat your oven to 400F and line baking sheet with parchment or foil paper. Place 3 cut bacon strips on a baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes or until bacon is crispy.

Step 2

Next, remove bacon onto a plate lined with paper towel and let it cool. After chop it into small pieces and set aside.

Step 3

Preheat the oven to 450F and line baking sheet with parchment paper and spray it with oil or butter. Then place a bowl or a cup in the middle to help us create a wreath shape.

Step 4

Next, cut 6 cheese sticks into 30 pieces. Then divide the pizza dough in half, then in half again, and in half, creating 30 balls about 2 inches wide.

Step 5

After, wrap each cheese with pizza dough and pinch the ends to seal the ball, placing balls seal side down on a baking sheet. Arrange cheese pizza rolls around the plate creating a wreath.

Step 6

Remove the plate off the baking sheet, we don’t need it anymore.

Step 7

Now, lets make an egg wash for our pizza wreath.

Step 8

Whisk 1 egg with 1 tablespoon of water in a small mixing bowl, then brush this mixture over the dough.

Step 9

Sprinkle everything but the bagel seasoning, to taste over the top.

Step 10

Bake pizza rolls at 450F for about 15-20 minutes or until golden color. Meanwhile, melt 2 tablespoons of butter and when pizza rolls are done baking, immediately brush it over them.

Step 11

Finally, sprinkle parmesan cheese, bacon pieces and freshly chopped basil over the top and place a small bowl of pizza sauce in the middle.

Step 12

Pull one stuffed pizza roll and dip it in pizza sauce. Enjoy!