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Freezer-friendly Homemade Pizza Pockets
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4.75 from 8 votes

Super Easy Homemade Pizza Pockets

These Homemade Pizza Pockets are SO easy to make using store bought pizza dough and your favorite toppings - plus you can freeze them to enjoy anytime!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: calzones, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, pizza pockets, pizza sauce
Servings: 8 pizza pockets
Calories: 252kcal
Author: Taylor Stinson

Ingredients

  • 1 ball store bought pizza dough
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 2 cups mozzarella cheese grated
  • 1/2 cup pepperoni I used turkey pepperoni
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1/2 green pepper diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425 F.
  • Roll out pizza dough until it is about 1/2 an inch thick. Cut into rectangles that will easily fold over. On one half of the rectangle, spread a bit of sauce, cheese and toppings, leaving space around the edges for the dough to touch together. NOTE: you only want about 1 tbsp per topping (eg 1 tbsp mushrooms, 1 tbsp green pepper, etc.)
  • Seal all edges, using a bit of water if necessary. Bake on a parchment lined baking sheet for 20 minutes until dough is crisp and golden. Wait 5 minutes before eating - they will be hot!
  • TO FREEZE: You can also freeze pizza pockets for up to 3 months. If freezing, make sure to freeze them after you have baked them in separate freezer bags, and then microwave for 1-2 minutes to thaw. Place paper towel over pizza pocket and then microwave another 1-2 min to completely heat through. You can also freeze raw, then bake for 30-40 minutes from frozen for fresh pizza pockets.

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Nutrition

Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 30mg | Sodium: 815mg | Potassium: 184mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 349IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 149mg | Iron: 2mg