Friday Food : Pillsbury Grands Mini Pizzas

I won’t pretend I invented using Pillsbury Grands as mini pizzas. If you Google it you will find a variety of recipes and pictures. In fact Jason introduced me to a similar idea the other weekend. He uses the biscuits to make sloppy joe pockets and one time smashed all the pieces together to make a large pizza sheet. I was lazy got creative and made mini pizzas instead.

Pillsbury Grands! Mini Pizzas

Grands! Mini Pizzas

What you will need:

  • 1 can Pillsbury Grands! (8 count biscuit)
  • 1 jar pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded cheese
  • Toppings: I used black olives, green pepper, and banana pepper

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F
  2. Open the can of Grands! and pull each of the 8 biscuits apart so you have 16 servings (spread the dough for a larger pizza or leave as-is for a fluffy crust)
  3. Place each biscuit onto a cookie sheet or other oven safe dish (I used my Stoneware large bar pan from Pampered Chef)
  4. Using a spoon, measure out pizza sauce onto each of the biscuits (I used about 1 tablespoon per biscuit)
  5. Finish each pizza with cheese and desired toppings
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes (I like a light and fluffy crust, some recipes call for 375 degrees for 15-20 minutes for a more “golden” crust)

Comments:

I knew these would be yummy, but I forgot HOW yummy. A serving should be about 2 pieces, the night I made them I chowed down on 5 before I knew what I was doing!

I LOVE the ease of using the biscuits as the dough. I used southern style because all the other varieties have palm oil. So, I can’t comment on the differences in flavors for the other types of dough

Overall I think this took me about 10-20 minutes to prep and that was because I needed to open cans and prep the green pepper. Another 25 to bake and then an easy cool off. A VERY quick meal

Consider doing this for other easy meals. Like I mentioned above, ground beef + sloppy joe sauce + cheese = a fun variety on “pizza”

Have you made mini pizzas with Grands before? Do you think you will now?

BTW a bit of housekeeping as it may be called. My Earth Fare contest is over. There were 16 entries and lucky #11 was the winner. I’ve reached out to Christen and hopefully will hear back shortly with mailing info.

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