Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

Wonderful pizza flavored appetizer and snack. These can be quickly made using frozen bread dough or tubes of pizza dough. Open up a jar of your favorite spaghetti sauce to use for dipping these mini calzones and enjoy.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 34 cup ricotta cheese
  • 14 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1 lb frozen bread dough (thawed) or 2 cans prepared pizza crust
  • 1 12 ounces pepperoni slices (sliced in half, Use spicy for extra "kick")
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup spaghetti sauce or 1 cup pizza sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. Spray 2 cookie sheets with cooking spray.
  3. Mix Ricotta Cheese, Italian seasoning and Parmesan cheese together in a small bowl and set aside.
  4. Roll out bread or pizza dough to@ 1/4 inch and cut into 2 1/2 rounds.
  5. Fill rounds with a heaping teaspoon o f cheese mixture and top with a half slice of pepperoni.
  6. Fold dough in half and seal with tines of a fork.
  7. Place filled calzones on baking sheet, prick tops with fork to allow steam to escape and brush tops with milk.
  8. Bake at 375 ° for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
  9. Heat Spaghetti sauce or pizza sauce in microwave and use for dipping calzones.