Refrigerator Biscuit Pepperoni Rollups

Monday, May 14, 2012
Delicious pepperoni roll-up appetizers are just the perfect finger for a large crowd and any party event when you need something quick, delicious and easy!

This is a no-fuss way to make a party food a big hit every time, the fillings are versatile so change them to any meats or even vegetables you prefer.

Scroll to the bottom for all our printable instructions.

Easy Pepperoni Rolls Premade Dough Ideas

  • if you can't find refrigerator biscuit dough use pie crust, pizza dough, or homemade empanada dough the only change will be the cooking times
  • make them different shapes with our suggestions below using a cookie cutter
  • cut the dough in half and use a muffin tin fill and add a top and bottom dough layer

Dough Cookie Cutter Shapes To Try for Holidays

  1. Easter Bunny
  2. Christmas Candy Cane or Bell
  3. Valentine's Day Heart
  4. Halloween Pumpkin
  5. Patriotic Flag Shape
  6. Football for Gameday or another sport theme

Optional Filling Combinations for Stuffing Dough Balls:

  1. Note: for all multiple stuffing ingredients use two packages of dough and make larger crescent dough balls
  2. Philly Steak Stuffed Dough Balls: finely chopped  cooked ribeye steak, sauteed onions chopped, provolone cheese
  3. Pepperoni Pizza Stuffed Dough: finely chopped pepperoni, tomato sauce, and shredded mozzarella or provolone
  4. Chicken Parm Stuffing: cooked finely chopped diced breaded chicken, tomato sauce, and mozzarella cheese 
  5. Crab Stuffed Dough: crab meat, minced garlic, cream cheese
  6. Shrimp and Spinach Stuffed Dough: baby shrimp or scallops chopped, chopped fresh spinach, minced garlic, and cream cheese
  7. Hawaiian Style Stuffing: chopped ham, pineapple, mixed with cream cheese and shredded cheddar
  8. Pepper Poppers Stuffing: jalapeno, cream cheese, white sharp shredded cheddar
  9. Italian Sausage Stuffing: cooked loose Italian sausage, finely chopped roasted peppers, chopped olives, mozzarella, minced garlic
  10. Lobster Lovers Stuffing: lobster chopped, cream cheese or jack cheese, minced garlic
  11. Chicken Marsala Stuffing: diced cooked chicken, a dash of marsala wine, provolone cubed granulated garlic powder, 
  12. Vegetarian:  small pieces of cauliflower, or chopped broccoli, minced garlic, finely chopped spinach, sundried tomatoes, shredded mozzarella, romano cheese, artichoke hearts, green beans cooked
  13. Southern Style Stuffed Dough Balls: ground breakfast-style cooked sausage of any kind, shredded Monterey cheese or cheddar

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Refrigerator Biscuit Pepperoni Rollups

Refrigerator Biscuit Pepperoni Rollups

Yield: 16
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 10 MinCook time: 15 MinTotal time: 25 Min
Super easy appetizers that are the perfect finger foods for a large crowd. These come together fast using refrigerator dough and we have many filling suggestions to try!


  • 2 cans of refrigerator rolls or crescent rolls
  • 24 thin slices or small chunks of pepperoni or another deli meat you prefer (salami, capicola, roast beef)
  • around 1/4 cup or more of Parmesan grated cheese
  • enough granulated garlic powder for the top of each roll
  • cooking oil butter spray, olive oil, or melted butter
  • Optional: dried oregano, dried parsley dried basil, ground black pepper
  • shredded mozzarella for each roll around 1 tablespoon for each or use your favorite shredded cheese


  1. Unroll the biscuits.
  2. Flatten to a thin 1/4 inch with your fingers on a cutting board.
  3. Brush each one with cooking oil spray, olive oil or butter.
  4. Place some shredded cheese on the dough then pepperoni slices.
  5. Sprinkle the pepperoni with small amounts of Parmesan, spices, and herbs if using.
  6. Roll up.
  7. Place on a parchment-lined or foil cookie sheet.
  8. Spray with butter cooking spray or brush with more olive oil and sprinkle with oregano and garlic powder on top or all the dried herbs on each one if using.
  9. Bake at 400-degree oven till browned on top around 10 to 15 minutes.
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  1. What an appetizing and tasty idea for a buffet :) I like it very much :) Bye, have a great week

  2. They look so inviting!Kisses,dear!

  3. This is a good recipe for when you are craving a pizza but just do not have the time or want to make the effort. Those refrigerator biscuits sure do come in handy! These look great for dipping in marinara. A good one for movie night. Have a great day Claudia!

  4. how delicious are these biscuits! great idea and fantastic recipe. :)

  5. So simple yet I bet they are delicious. You are on vacation, go play, enjoy your time off.

  6. They make turkey pepperoni????? Looks simply wonderful!

  7. Great for when guests come for dinner. Bookmarking XX

  8. Hi Claudia,

    Okay if I had these in my kitchen, I'd eat them all myself. Yummers! Thanks for sharing, can't wait to try them.

  9. these look so tasty! definitely need to try this!

  10. Dear Claudia, These look tempting!! Blessings dear. Catherine xo

  11. Great idea for a party. I'm sure these wouldn't be around for long!

  12. Great flavors going on here. Love the idea. Thanks for sharing! :)

  13. Can you freeze them before cooking them? Should they be thawed before cooking or just bake at lower temp for longer?


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