These Pepperoni Pinwheels Are as Tasty as They Are Pretty

Feb 16, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. ET

These pepperoni pinwheels may look tricky to create, but they're actually pretty simple. And even better — they taste delicious.

Pepperoni pinwheel recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 box frozen puff pastry
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • 40 HORMEL® Pepperoni slices
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon water

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Thaw the puff pastry, then roll it out on a lightly floured surface.
  3. Cut one puff pastry sheet into 4 squares with a pizza cutter.
  4. Cut 2-inch lines down each side toward the center of the square.
  5. Place a tablespoon of ricotta in the center of the dough and spread it out.
  6. Place 1 tablespoon of marinara on the ricotta and spread it around.
  7. Place 5 pepperonis on the marinara and fold each corner to the center creating a smaller square.
  8. Take the same corner of each piece and fold it to the center creating your pinwheel.
  9. Place it on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet.
  10. Mix your egg and water to create an egg wash.
  11. Using a pastry brush, brush your pinwheels with the egg wash.
  12. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden-brown.

This post was sponsored by Hormel Foods.

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