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Homemade Pizza Pockets

These homemade pizza pockets are super easy to make with just 4 ingredients! This is one of my daughter’s favorite ways to enjoy our pizza nights.

six homemade pizza pockets on a baking sheet with cheese and sauce oozing out of them

Homemade Pizza Pockets

Homemade pizza pockets are a fun way to enjoy pizza at home! You only need four ingredients and 15 minutes to create this delicious recipe.

Whether you’re making these for lunches or a pizza dinner night, your family will love how fun and simple they are. We like to serve ours with extra pizza sauce for dipping.

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package of mozzarella cheese, bag of pepperoni slices, container of refrigerated pizza crust, and jar of pizza sauce.

Pizza Pocket Ingredients

Here’s what you’ll need to make this recipe:

  • Refrigerated Pizza Crust – You can use any store-bought refrigerated pizza crust for this recipe.
  • 1/2 cup Pizza Sauce – Pizza sauce or pasta sauce will work.
  • ¾ cup Grated Mozzarella – Pizza mozzarella works best, but feel free to substitute with your favorite cheese.
  • 18 Mini Pepperoni Slices – I used smaller sized pepperoni slices. If you’re using larger ones you can slice them in half.
  • 1 tsp Dried Oregano – Sprinkled on top of each pizza pocket.
  • Avocado Oil Spray – My favorite non-stick cooking spray for recipes. Used to spray tops of pizza pockets before cooking.

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homemade pizza pockets stacked on a plate with small bowl of pizza sauce.

Recipe Cost = $8

The pizza crust cost me $6, pepperoni was $1, cheese and sauce were about $1 (prices will vary slightly depending on where you live). 

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Kitchen Equipment I Used

Here’s the equipment I used to make this recipe:

  • Large Baking Sheet – I love my Nordic Ware large baking sheet. It allows me to bake more at once!
  • Pizza Cutter – One of my favorite tools for the kitchen. I use it to cut pizzas and slice granola bars.
  • Cheese Grater – Used to grate the parmesan cheese.
  • Parchment Paper: Placed on the baking sheet for easier cleanup. I love to use this unbleached biodegradable parchmemt paper.

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Close up of pizza pockets on marble counterspace

How To Make Homemade Pizza Pockets

Here’s an overview of how to make it with the full recipe instructions at the bottom of this blog post.

  1. Dough – Roll out the dough, cut into an even rectangle shape. Use pizza cutter to slice into six squares.
  2. Assemble – Add 1 Tbsp pizza sauce, 2 Tbsp mozzarella cheese and 3 pepperoni slices to the inside of each pizza pocket. Gently fold over and press the edges together with a fork. Spray the top of pizza pockets with cooking spray, sprinkle with dried oregano and mozzarella cheese.
  3. Bake – Bake at 425°F for 10-13 minutes. Crust will start to golden and cheese and sauce will ooze out edges a bit.
  4. Serve – Serve while still warm with more pizza sauce.

Storage: Leftovers should be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-4 days and reheated in the oven to crispen up again. These can also be frozen.

hand dipping in half of pizza pocket into pizza sauce container

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Homemade Pizza Pockets

Print Pin Recipe
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 13 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 6 servings


  • 1 refrigerated pizza crust tube
  • 6 Tbsp pizza sauce
  • ¾ cup grated mozzarella cheese
  • 18 mini pepperoni slices
  • 1 tsp dried oregano


  • Preheat the oven to 425°F. Remove the pizza dough from tube, then roll out over parchment paper. Use a rolling pin to roll thinner if desired.
    pizza dough on counter
  • Use knife or pizza cutter to create an even rectangle.
    pizza dough and pizza cutter on counter
  • Cut into six even squares.
    six squares of pizza dough
  • Add 1 Tbsp of pizza sauce to each square and spread with a spatula.
    pizza dough squares with pizza sauce dolloped on each
  • Sprinkle 2 Tbsp shredded mozzarella on top.
    six dough squares with pizza sauce and shredded mozzarella on baking sheet
  • Add 3 mini pepperoni slices.
    dough squares with sauce, shredded mozzarella and pepperoni slices
  • Fold over to create a triangle. Seal the edges by pressing together with a fork.
    pizza pocket triangles - uncooked
  • Lightly spray the tops with cooking oil spray. Sprinkle ⅛ tsp dried oregano. Sprinkle 1 tsp mozzarella on each.
    raw pizza pockets with oregano and shredded cheese on top
  • Bake for 10-13 minutes or until outside turns golden brown.
    cooked pizza dough pockets with cheese and sauce oozing out
  • Serve while warm with pizza sauce.
    cooked pizza pockets on white plate with small bowl of pizza sauce
Calories: 230kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 742mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 138IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 118mg | Iron: 2mg

Please note these nutritional values provided above are just an estimate. Actual numbers will vary based on brands and ingredients you choose, and your preferred portion sizes.

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