Homemade Hot Pockets
  • Uncooked pizza dough (I made mine from hand with the instructions off of a packet of Pizza yeast, you can also buy some pre-made dough from the store.)
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • ½ cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Thin-sliced pepperoni, diced (I used around 30 pieces)
  • Seasonings to taste (I used a dash of oregano and dried red pepper flakes)
  • 1 egg
  • Shredded Parmesan cheese
  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Prep a cookie sheet with a quick spray of cooking oil.
  2. Divide your pizza dough into 16 equal sections and roll them into their own individual balls.
  3. Roll the balls out as thin as you can while still maintaining some structure (around ⅛ inch thick). Keep in mind that the dough will fluff up considerably!
  4. Mix the sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, and seasonings together in a small bowl to make the filling. Using a small spoon, scoop out a bit of the filling and place it in the middle of the rolled out dough.
  5. Using a burrito-method, fold in the sides of the pizza dough and roll it up to create a small hot pocket-shape. Press the edges lightly with your fingers to make sure everything is closed tightly together.
  6. Carefully place the "hot pocket" onto the cookie sheet. Continue with the 15 others.
  7. Whisk one egg, and brush the egg onto the tops of the hot pockets. (This will give it that browned top). Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes. Let cool slightly (we all know what happens when you bite into a hot pocket first thing!) and serve!
Recipe by The Geeky Hostess at http://www.geekyhostess.com/text-adventure-party/