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Healthy Homemade Hot Pockets

Healthy Homemade Hot Pockets - a recipe for making easy and simple homemade hot pockets. No fake ingredients, just real food. :: DontWastetheCrumbs.com

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Healthy Homemade Hot Pockets – a recipe for making homemade hot pockets for just 28¢ each. No fake ingredients, just real food!




  1. Preheat oven to 450F.
  2. Divide the pizza dough into two portions. Then divide one portion into two equal portions. Again, divide each portion into two equal portions. Repeat with the remaining halves so that there are 16 equal pieces altogether from the single batch of pizza dough.
  3. Working with one small piece of dough at a time, roll or pat it out into a rectangle that’s approximately 3″x6″. (The measurement doesn’t have to be exact. Adjust to fit the size of the hands that will be holding it.)
  4. Measure 2-3 Tbsp of sauce onto one side of the rectangle, leaving a 3/4″ gap around the edges.
  5. Place 1-2 slices of cheese on top.
  6. Add remaining toppings, taking care not to overfill.
  7. Gently fold over the empty dough over the toppings and pinch the top and bottom together to form a seal.
  8. Cut a small slit on the top to allow air to escape during baking.
  9. Repeat with the remaining pieces of dough.
  10. Bake on a pizza stone, or on a cookie sheet for 17-22 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.
  11. Allow to cool slightly before enjoying.,


** You’ll need just a small portion of toppings for each hot pocket, so feel free to mix and match with what you have in the house. As an estimate, each 3″x6″ hot pocket will use 1 slice of fresh mozzarella and 2-3 pepperonis quartered.