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Easy Mozzarella and Pepperoni Pinwheels

Heidi Davison
Pepperoni pinwheels are an easy, kid-friendly dinner but they also double as a great appetizer or finger food. They make delicious leftovers too!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 8 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 33 mins
Course Appetizer/Entree
Cuisine American
Servings 8


  • 1 tube crescent dough
  • 40-50 pieces pepperoni
  • 12 oz 1 1/2 cups frozen broccoli, thawed and pressed between paper towels to dry
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • Cooking spray


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Thaw, drain, and press broccoli between paper towels to dry completely.
  • Grease a cake pan with cooking spray.
  • Roll out the crescent dough on a floured surface and roll out the creases with a rolling pin.
  • Layer the pepperoni on top of the dough.
  • Sprinkle the broccoli, cheeses, and garlic salt on top.
  • Roll the dough from left to right to shape a short, tight log.
  • Cut into 8 1-inch pieces and place into the greased cake pan.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.


Recipe adapted from Food Network.