A simple new technique makes pizza night seem like a special occasion.
15 min.prep time
35 min.total time
1 (13.8-ounce) package refrigerated pizza crust dough
1/4 cup pizza sauce
2 ounces (about 1/3 cup) sliced pepperoni
2 tablespoons chopped green chiles
1/4 cup sliced black olives
1/4 cup sliced banana peppers
Heat oven to 400°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Press out dough on prepared baking sheet to 14x10-inch rectangle. Make 3-inch cuts, 1 1/2 inches apart, into long sides of dough with scissors or sharp knife.
Place 3 slices cheese down center of dough. Spread pizza sauce over cheese. Top with pepperoni, chiles, olives, peppers and remaining cheese.
Make braid by alternately folding strips toward center. Brush braid with beaten egg.
Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 3-5 minutes. Cut as desired.
Use any of your favorite pizza toppings.