Pepperoni Pizza Twist

I first tasted this Pepperoni Pizza Twist back in college at one of those Pampered Chef parties and had to get the recipe. It’s simple but has great flavor. I always stuff more pepperoni than is called for because my family likes it that way. It’s hearty enough to be dinner but the way we roll it’s usually an appetizer!

Pepperoni Pizza Twist - one of my family's favorites! the-girl-who-ate-everything.com
My husband informed me that I braided this wrong and he’s right! Although it doesn’t really matter but the ends should go under the other ends.
pepperoni-pizza-twistHere’s the filling.
pepperoni-pizza-twist-2Cut down the center of the dough almost all the way through.
pepperoni-pizza-twist-4Roll out the dough and create a well to place your filling inside.
pepperoni-pizza-twist-7pepperoni-pizza-twist-9pepperoni-pizza-twist-11Place the dough seam side down and braid it. The egg wash helps the bread to brown and gives us that nice crust.Pepperoni Pizza Twist - one of my family's favorites! the-girl-who-ate-everything.comPepperoni Pizza Twist - one of my family's favorites! the-girl-who-ate-everything.comLook at all of those fillings inside! Sooo good!

Pepperoni Pizza Twist
 
Ingredients
  • 1 package (3.5 oz) pepperoni, diced
  • 1 can (3.25 oz) sliced olives, drained
  • 2 Tablespoons snipped fresh parsley
  • ¾ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 2 packages (11 oz) refrigerated French Bread dough
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. Italian seasonings
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh Parmesan
  • 1 can (15 oz) pizza sauce
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Combine pepperoni, olives, parsley, mozzarella cheese, flour, and garlic. Place breaddough seam sides up, cut lengthwise, open up and sprinkle with a little flour to keep from sticking. Roll and create a well to put in filling. Spoon mixture in well. Gather up edges and seal. Leave opening in the center of the twist. Brush egg white and seasonings on twist. Sprinkle Parmesan cheese. Bake 30 minutes. Slice and serve. Dip slices in pizza sauce.
Notes
Source: Pampered Chef

 

 Pepperoni Pizza Twist - one of my family's favorites! the-girl-who-ate-everything.com

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  1. I’m drooling just looking at those photos!! So yummy, great blog you’ve got here 🙂

  2. great photography! i bet these were super yummy

  3. wow great idea, this Pepperoni Pizza Twist looks really delicious, I haven’t tasted this yet, thank you so much for the recipe…

    sam rx

  4. This was amazing! I used 2 Pillsbury Refrigerated French Bread in the tube and was very impressed by the taste. I found the recipe to be a little lacking in instructions so googled the recipe to find a longer version. Kids loved this, too.

  5. What kind of bread dough/brand name? thanks they look so tasty!

  6. I”ve been making this for several years now and love it !!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Time consuming to put together but very well worth it. Time consuming for me due to my health issues. Even the leftovers are good. I don’t do olives and I chop up my pepperoni in at least 1/4 circle size. Sometimes I add chop up onion and I’ve even added sausage. What ever you like on your pizza. Make sure and don’t over do it. It’s possible to put to much in these. Try it and you can always make changes the next time you make it.