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Hand reaching over a plate of veggie hidden pizza rollups with a side of sauce ready for kids to take and eat.

Get the recipe: Easy Pizza Pinwheels (hidden veggies!)

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These easy pizza pinwheels are five-finger fun for the whole family! Super tasty and super versatile, you can load them up with endless combinations of sauce and toppings for everyone to enjoy.


  • 1 pound pizza dough at room temperature, homemade or store-bought
  • 1/2 cup hidden veggie pizza sauce, or any homemade or store-bought brand
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella or Italian blend cheese
  • 1/3 cup parmesan


  • Preheat oven to 375° F. Spray a baking sheet with olive oil.
  • Lightly flour a cutting board or counter. Roll out the dough into a rectangle shape roughly 18 inches by 12 inches. If the dough is not staying rolled out, leave it on the counter for 5-10 minutes to reach room temperature.
    pizza dough rolled out into a rectangle.
  • Spread the pizza sauce over the entire pizza dough, leaving an inch margin on the top and bottom of the dough.
    Pizza dough in a rectangle with hidden veggie sauce on it.
  • Sprinkle the mozzarella over the pizza sauce. Add any extra toppings. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of the parmesan.
    Pizza dough in a rectangle with hidden veggie sauce and cheese.
  • Starting at the bottom of the long side of the pizza dough, roll tightly upwards until you have a log shape. Gently push the seems together. Using a serrated (bread) knife, slice the dough into 2-inch sections. For thicker pinwheels, aim for 12 slices. For thinner pinwheels, aim for 16 slices.
    pizza rollups in a roll and sliced.
  • Place the pinwheels on a baking sheet. Sprinkle with the remaining parmesan.
    pizza dough is rolled up and sliced and on a baking sheet. Hand is sprinkling parmesan on top.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes or until just golden brown. Let cool on the baking sheet.
    Baked pizza rollups.
  • Serve and enjoy!
    Plate of veggie hidden pizza rollups with a side of sauce ready for kids to take and eat.


Age: 1 year and up
Storage: store in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 2 months. 
Whole Wheat Homemade Pizza Dough: place 1 cup warm water, 1 packet of instant yeast and 1 teaspoon honey into a large bowl and let fit for 5-10 minutes or until it becomes bubbly. Add in 2 cups of white whole wheat flour, 2 tbsp olive oil and 1 tsp salt and mix with a dough hook in a stand mixer or handheld mixer. You can also knead by hand for 2-3 minutes on a floured surface. If sticky, add in more flour, 1 tbsp at a time. Place the dough in an oiled bowl, cover with a kitchen towel and let kit for at least 30 minutes or up to 12 hours. Place the risen dough on a lightly floured counter and knead a few more times. Wait for 15 minutes and then roll out into a rectangle. 
Pizza Toppings: choose from tomato sauce, pesto, or just olive oil; veggies like mushrooms, tomatoes, and broccoli; favorite pizza meats like pepperoni and sausage; and any melty cheese from mozzarella to cheddar.
Pizza Variations: try Classic with pepperoni, Veggie with mushrooms and peppers, BBQ with chicken, Italian with sausage, or Greek with feta

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