Cresent Bambini

gaynel mohler


This is my mini, effecient version of a calzone. You can add, take away what flavors you want. I prefer with a dab of sauce in it, but there are no rules to this dish. Great as appetizers or make it into a meal.

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20 Min
20 Min


1 or 2 pkg
crescent rolls ( or biscuits )
1 c
ricotta cheese
1/2 c
shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 c
parmesan cheese
40 slice
thin sliced pepperoni, or diced
1 jar(s)
small jar spaghetti sauce


1open roll of crescents , pull triangles apart ( cut) apart
2mix cheese ingredients together in a bowl
in a seperate bowl, place some spaghetti sauce
3place some parchment paper on counter to use as a work surface
4take one triangle, smear about 1 teaspoon sauce on it, but not to the edges and go light with it.
5on one side of triangle place one slice of the pepperoni, remember you will be folding these over to form lil pockets or rolls.
6place 1 tablespoon cheese mixture on pepperoni, followed by another slice on top
7fold triangle over and pinch edges to seal
8carefully place on a sprayed cookie sheet.
9when all are on sheet, bake in 350 degree oven for 20 minutes.
10to make bigger bamini's use a whole triangle for bottom and one for top.
11you can add spices to cheese mixture, such as garlic, basil even add small diced onions and peppers. remembering to cut them tiny to fit in the pocket. mixing the vegies with the cheese helps.
12good for a snack watching a movie, or to take with you to a small gathering, just keep warm
13NOTE* the picture is the full size version.
14rolls of biscuits can be used, cut each in half anf flatten with fingers or rolling pin

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