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Puff Pastry Pizza Twists

Puff Pastry Pizza Twists

Fall will be here before we know it and these Pizza Twists are the perfect start for Back to School. Sheets of puff pastry are filled with a layer of tomato sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese, cut into slices, then twisted and baked until golden. Pair with a tomato dipping sauce for a fun Kid Lunch Idea for School.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer, cheese, mozzarella, pizza, pizza twists, snack
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 27 Twists


  • 2 sheets puff pastry defrosted if frozen
  • 1/4 cup tomato sauce plus more for dipping
  • 3/4 cup mozzarella shredded low-moisture
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 400˚F and line two baking sheets with parchment or lightly grease.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll the 2 sheets of puff pastry into smooth, equal rectangles.
  • Brush the tomato sauce over the top of one of the puff pastry sheets, leaving a 1/2 inch border around the edges. Sprinkle evenly with the shredded mozzarella. Top with the other sheet of puff pastry.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the egg yolk and water. Brush over the top of the puff pastry. Evenly top with the oregano, garlic powder, and grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Cut the sheet lengthwise into 9 equal long strips, then cross-wise twice to cut the strips into thirds to make 27 small sticks. Twist each stick gently while holding the two sheets together and place on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Bake in preheated oven until puffed and golden, about 15-20 minutes. Serve with additional tomato sauce for dipping.