Braided Stuffed Pizza Bread

“Three cheeses blend with favorite pizza ingredients, all wrapped in a tender crust. I found this on the Pillsbury website. It's a former bake-off recipe. I'm posting it here to save it.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (13 7/8 ounce) canpillsbury refrigerated classic pizza dough
  • 2 tablespoons boursin spreadable cheese with garlic and herbs
  • 3 ounces thinly sliced Canadian bacon
  • 10 slices pepperoni
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese (4 oz)
  • 2 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon water
  • 1 -2 teaspoon poppy seed
  • pizza sauce, if desired


  1. Heat oven to 400°F Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray. Unroll dough on cookie sheet, forming 14x11-inch rectangle.
  2. Spread garlic and herb cheese lengthwise down center 1/3 of rectangle to within 1/2 inch of short ends. Top with Canadian bacon, pepperoni, mozzarella and Parmesan cheese.
  3. With scissors or sharp knife, make cuts 1 inch apart on long sides of dough to within 1/2 inch of filling. Alternately cross strips over filling. Fold ends under to seal.
  4. In small bowl, mix egg yolk and water until well blended. Brush over dough; sprinkle with poppy seed.
  5. Bake 11 to 16 minutes or until golden brown. Cut into crosswise slices. Serve with pizza sauce.

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