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Homemade Pizza Pockets+ Printable

Recipe Source: BHG Party Food 2012 Magazine
Course Bread
Category Easy Snack
Prep Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 50 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 65 kcal
Author Melissa Rose

Ingredients

  • 1 package active dry yeast
  • 1 cup warm water 105-115 degrees
  • 2-3/4 to 3-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon honey

Filling:

  • 1-1/2 cups tomato sauce or pizza sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese

Instructions

  1. Add yeast and warm water together and let sit for 5 minutes. Set aside.
  2. While this is proofing, combine 2 ½ cups flour and salt in a separate large bowl. Make a well in the center and pour in yeast, oil and honey. Using a wooden spoon, stir mixture until incorporated.
  3. On a floured surface, knead dough into a soft ball that is smooth and elastic. Add more flour as needed.
  4. Lightly oil the inside of a large glass bowl with 1 teaspoon of olive oil. Place dough ball in bowl and roll until all dough is lightly coated with oil.
  5. Cover and let rise for 1 hour.
  6. After 1 hour, punch down dough and break into 16 pieces.
  7. One at a time, roll each piece into 4-inch rounds.
  8. In a small bowl, stir together sauce, garlic powder, and oregano.
  9. Spoon on 2 tablespoons of sauce and 2 tablespoons of cheese on each 4-inch round.
  10. Fold dough over and seal with a fork. Place on baking sheet.
  11. Sprinkle each pizza pocket with bread crumbs and cover and let rise for 20 more minutes.
  12. Bake at 400 degrees for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
Nutrition Facts
Homemade Pizza Pockets+ Printable
Amount Per Serving
Calories 65 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Cholesterol 11mg4%
Sodium 274mg11%
Potassium 42mg1%
Carbohydrates 2g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 130IU3%
Vitamin C 0.5mg1%
Calcium 74mg7%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.