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Mini Calzones with Margherita® Pepperoni

prep time: 2.6 hours

total time: 2.75 hours

Makes: 4 servings

The perfect party plate! Mini Calzones packed tight with savory Margherita pepperoni slices, shredded mozzerella cheese and mushrooms.

ingredients

    Dough
  • 4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/4 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 cup luke warm water
  • 2 packages yeast
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • Stuffing
  • 8 ounces Margherita® pepperoni slices
  • 8 ounces shredded mozzarella
  • 8 ounces sliced mushrooms
  • Optional
  • egg wash
  • sesame seeds
  • thyme

directions

  1. On a flat surface, place the flour, sugar, salt & butter to create a well.
  2. In a separate bowl place luke warm water and yeast. Mix well together. Incorporate the water/yeast mixture into center of your well. Knead your dry and wet ingredients together until it takes the shape of a ball. Let the dough rest for approximately 2 hours.
  3. Divide your ball into 2 ounce sections. Roll out each 2 ounce section into a circular flat surface. Place Pepperoni, Mozzarella and Mushroom slices in the center.
  4. Fold over your dough, creating a half moon shape. Optional: brush with egg wash and sprinkle with sesame seeds and thyme.
  5. Bake for 8-10 minutes at 425 degrees. Cut into 3 strips and serve.