March Madness Recipes

Excited to watch basketball for hours and hours now that March Madness has begun? You're going to need a little sustenance to tide you over.

These Calzone Pinwheels with pepperoni and cheese from Taste of Home might just hit the spot. And don't miss our roundup of crowd-pleasing party recipes from around CafeMom. 


Calzone Pinwheels from Taste of Home

1/2 cup ricotta cheese

1 teaspoon Italian seasoning

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup diced pepperoni

1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

1/4 cup chopped fresh mushrooms

1/4 cup finely chopped green pepper

2 tablespoons finely chopped onion

1 package (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls

1 jar (14 ounces) pizza sauce, warmed

Combine ricotta, Italian seasoning, and salt. Stir in the mozzarella, pepperoni, Parmesan, mushrooms, green pepper and onion. Separate crescent dough into four rectangles; seal perforations. Spread cheese mixture over each rectangle to within 1/4 in. of edges. Roll up jelly-roll style, starting with a short side; pinch seams to seal. Cut each into four slices. Place cut side down on greased baking sheets. Bake at 375 for 10-15 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with pizza sauce.

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