Pepperoni Bread

PEPPERONI BREAD
Recipe Rating:
 2 Ratings
Serves: depends whether it's a main dish or appetizer
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Ingredients

1 pillsbury pizza or french bread loaf
8-10 oz thinly sliced sandwich size pepperoni
2 1/2 c shredded italian blend cheese
6-8 Tbsp grated parmesan cheese
2-3 Tbsp italian blend spices..oregano, basil and parsley

The Cook

Hildi Valenzano Recipe
Lightly Salted
Cincinnati, OH (pop. 296,943)
cinciMom
Member Since Apr 2011
Hildi's notes for this recipe:
This has long been a family favorite, and an often requested favorite of my soon-to-be son-in-law. But it also has lots of other possibilities..think Reuben Loaf!
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Directions

1
Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. On a lightly floured surface, unroll the Pillsbury dough, carefully stretching into a uniform rectangle.
2
Beginning at one end of the rectangle, place the pepperoni slices over top of the dough, overlapping just a little bit. Leave a small strip of dough at one end without pepperoni, you'll use this as your end seam to seal the loaf.
3
Next, sprinkle the shredded cheese over the pepperoni. My family likes a lot of cheese, but you may find that 2 cups is enough for you.
4
Now you want to roll the dough to make a long log shape, beginning at the covered end and rolling to the uncovered end of the triangle.
5
Place the loaf, seam side down, on a rimmed baking sheet. With a serrated knife, place 3-4 cuts in the dough to vent the loaf...this is an important step...if you don't do this the loaf could break open.
6
Lightly spray the loaf with cooking spray. Sprinkle with grated parmesan and the Italian spices.
7
Bake 30-45 minutes, until golden brown. We serve this with individual cups of marinara sauce.
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user Pat Duran kitchenchatter - Apr 28, 2012
This sounds wonderful- I am going to try this using turkey pepperoni. Can't wait to try it. Thanks for sharing., Pat

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