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Pizza Bites Appetizer, Banana Nutella Dessert - Pics

TjcoleyTjcoley Posts: 3,156
Started out with store bought pizza dough (Wegman's), out of the fridge a few hours before cooking and let it rise.
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Pull off a chunk and flatten it out.  Place pizza filling (pepperoni here) and cheese (String Cheese slice) in the middle.
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Pull up the sides to form a ball, about 1 1/2 inches diameter.

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You can use sausage or the topping of your choice.
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Place in a pan, brush with EVOO, sprinkle with garlic, oregano and parmesan cheese.  
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Bake raised indirect about 20 minutes.

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Took the @Cen_Tex challenge from the 'Newbies Ask For Advice" thread and went sans temp probe (I managed to stay out of that one).  Looking for about 450.
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A little sauce for dipping, and overall a good appetizer.  I need to play with it a bit.  Seemed to be missing something.  Crust was crispy outside, soft and chewy inside, but the crispy outside made it seem a little dry.  Also could use some salt.
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Converted from indirect to direct and threw on some quick burgers
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Had dough left over, so decided to try dessert.  Same technique, but used a dollop of Nutella and a slice of banana. 
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Brushed with melted butter, sprinkled with Turbinado sugar, same time/temp, then brushed with more melted butter and sprinkled with powdered sugar.

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The dessert was a definite winner.
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After the cook, put in the probe - 475
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