Pizza On A Stick!

Contributing Writer: Mari Hernandez-Tuten

We have a four-day holiday weekend and that usually means mommy is in the kitchen cooking all day because everyone is home. The upside of that is I get to enjoy them all day.   This is one of their favorite foods they request in their lunchbox. This is such a fun and creative way to serve one of their favorite foods, pizza.  I happen to come across a picture of bread sticks on a stick and immediately I thought, “Pizza on a stick!”

Unfortunately,  for them I am not trying to win the ”Mom of the Year Award,” so I don’t wake up at the crack of dawn to prepare their school lunches.  Don’t most moms do this?   This is me in the morning: at 7 a.m. I open one eye to check and hope the clock says 6:30 a.m. so I can go back to sleep but usually that is not the case.  I roll out of my bed, stumbling my way down the stairs, trying to “fix” my hair just in case I run into my hubbie and I begin fixing breakfast and lunch for my 3 growing boys and man. Making cereal and Pb &J in the mornings is hard work.

So what usually ends up happening is I serve this easy meal for dinner with a salad and then I hide the rest, yes I have to hide them so they make it into their school lunchbox.   I use the recipe below for my normal pizza dough recipe.

Pizza on a Stick

From my cocina (kitchen) *

1 1/2 c. warm (105-115 degrees) water
1 Tbsp. sugar
1 Tbsp. yeast
1 tsp. salt
2Tbl. Olive Oil
3-4 1/2 c. flour
1/2 c of diced pepperoni
1/2 c of shredded mozzarella
Parmesan
Italian Seasoning
Garlic seasoning
Wooden Skewers
Melted butter
Pizza sauce for dipping

In a large bowl, combine water, sugar, and yeast. Let stand for 10 minutes or until yeast is bubbly.

Add salt, olive oil and stir. Add 1 1/2 c. flour and mix well. Add pepperoni, italian seasoning, parmesan, mozzarella and sprinkle garlic seasoning(optional).

Gradually add all the flour until dough starts to pull away from the sides of the bowl and it barely sticks to your finger.

Spray a bowl with cooking spray and place dough in the bowl.

Cover and allow it to rise for 15 minutes.

Remove from bowl and place on a lightly floured surface. Cover a baking sheet with foil for easy clean-up. Roll out dough and brush melted butter and sprinkle Garlic seasoning over it.into a rectangle and cut into 15 strips with a pizza cutter.

Roll dough around skewer and bake 425 for 15 min. Brush melted butter on it and sprinkle parmesan over it.  Dip in pizza sauce. YUM!

This makes about 15 large Pizza sticks (I used the long wooden skewers).

*All recipes with “my cocina” are my own, inspired and made in my kitchen.

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31 Responses to “Pizza On A Stick!”

  1. February 18, 2012 at 4:14 pm #

    Hi , This is a great idea. How do you keep them cool in the hot weather? I might have to try them one day.

    Kelly

  2. Beth S
    February 18, 2012 at 4:35 pm #

    Fun idea! We’ll have to give it a try.

  3. February 18, 2012 at 8:57 pm #

    This pizza stick looks like fun. We may make it on Fat Tuesday… This week. Thanks!

  4. February 20, 2012 at 5:21 am #

    Awesome idea! Looks delish!

  5. February 20, 2012 at 12:39 pm #

    Yummy! We make homemade pizza often and this looks like a fun twist! Thanks for sharing…….found you at Homestead Revival!

    • February 20, 2012 at 7:23 pm #

      Amanda,
      Yes, pretty much the same as homemade pizza except your missing it altogether.

  6. February 20, 2012 at 3:11 pm #

    Wow! These look so fun and delicious! :-) I hopped over here from Barn Hop #50 at Homestead Revival.

  7. Rebekah L.
    February 20, 2012 at 5:15 pm #

    Great idea! My kids would love it.

  8. February 20, 2012 at 8:52 pm #

    Great idea! My boyfriend would love this!!!!

  9. February 21, 2012 at 10:39 am #

    Yummy! I would love for you to stop by and link up at my linky party via: ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

    Mrs. Delightful
    Ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

  10. February 21, 2012 at 4:20 pm #

    I pinned this on Pinterest. Thank you for joining Creative Bloggers Party and Hop :)

  11. February 22, 2012 at 12:17 am #

    I pinned this too! Can’t wait to try it, sounds perfect for a party!

  12. February 22, 2012 at 8:29 am #

    LOL we make lunch the night before, no way I would be able to handle it in the morning, I am lucky I even remember to put clothes on;p

  13. February 22, 2012 at 2:02 pm #

    Great idea for an appetizer!

  14. February 22, 2012 at 7:12 pm #

    This sounds so yummy and fun!

  15. February 23, 2012 at 1:19 pm #

    My family loves pizza – I know they will love this too. Pinning! I’d love for you to share this at my link party. It runs Tues-Sat.
    http://adventuresofadiymom.blogspot.com/2012/02/terrific-tuesdays-3.html

  16. February 23, 2012 at 4:30 pm #

    That looks GREAT! Thanks for sharing it with Six Sister’s Stuff Link Party. We hope to see you back next Saturday!
    -The Sisters

  17. February 23, 2012 at 7:55 pm #

    What a fun, fun idea! Thanks so much for sharing.

  18. February 24, 2012 at 11:07 am #

    Yummm! I could so eat one of those right this minute! Thanks for linking at our Shine on Fridays party!

  19. February 24, 2012 at 5:07 pm #

    Wow, love the idea of mixing everything together and rolling it out..I love pizza so much! Thanks for linking up, this is one of my top five picks for the week. I hope you can come back again this weekend and share again. Have a wonderful weekend!

  20. February 24, 2012 at 8:15 pm #

    looks yummy!

    I’d love if you would come link this up at From Scratch Friday!

    ~Christina
    http://www.marriagefromscratch.blogspot.com

  21. February 24, 2012 at 11:13 pm #

    That looks awesome! What a cool idea. I found you at Jennifer Cooks.

  22. February 25, 2012 at 7:48 am #

    Yumm! I LOVE pizza! (Our three are grown (our “baby” is a 21 yr old college boy) and so my hubby and I are empty nesters…but…) Thank you for sharing these and I am pinning it too!

    Blessings & Aloha!
    I’m stopping by through At the Picket Fence’s Inspiration Friday. If you have some time, I’d love for you to take a peek at our daughter’s progress for her little one’s nursery – Nursery time… It’s so nice to meet you!

  23. February 25, 2012 at 8:44 am #

    This is such a cool idea. I love that you hide some for their lunches. LoL I surely don’t get up at the crack of dawn to make lunch for my husband but then again he gets up at 4am.
    Holy Cannoli Recipes

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