Pizza pinwheels

Dive into the delightful world of Pizza Pinwheels! These bite-sized treats pack all the flavors of your favorite pizza in a fun, easy-to-eat format. Perfect for parties, snacks, or even a fun dinner, these pinwheels are sure to be a hit with both kids and adults alike. Let’s get rolling!


  • 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup mini pepperoni slices
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 egg, beaten (for egg wash)
  • Optional: grated Parmesan cheese, and additional pizza sauce for dipping


Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Servings: Approximately 18 pinwheels

  1. Preheat and Prepare (5 minutes)
    • Preheat your oven to 400°F (200°C).
    • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Assemble the Pinwheels (10 minutes)
    • Roll out the puff pastry on a lightly floured surface to a rectangle of about 12×10 inches.
    • Spread the pizza sauce evenly over the pastry, leaving a small border around the edges.
    • Sprinkle the shredded mozzarella, mini pepperoni, Italian seasoning, and garlic powder evenly over the sauce.
    • Carefully roll the pastry into a tight log, starting from the long end.
    • Slice the log into 1-inch thick rounds.
  3. Bake the Pinwheels (15 minutes)
    • Place the pinwheels on the prepared baking sheet, spacing them slightly apart.
    • Brush the tops with beaten egg and sprinkle with grated Parmesan, if using.
    • Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes or until they are golden brown and puffed up.
  4. Serve (5 minutes)
    • Let them cool for a few minutes before serving.
    • Serve with additional pizza sauce for dipping, if desired.


Per pinwheel (approximate):

  • Calories: 100
  • Protein: 3g
  • Fat: 6g
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Sodium: 200mg
  • Cholesterol: 15mg

Note: Nutritional values are approximate and can vary based on the size of the pinwheels and specific brands of ingredients used.

These Pizza Pinwheels are a playful twist on traditional pizza, delivering all the cheesy, saucy goodness in a format that’s perfect for sharing. Enjoy them as a snack, appetizer, or even a light meal!

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