Stromboli Recipe


Stromboli is a great alternative to pizza night to be able to switch things up. It's also a fun recipe for the kids to help make!

Stromboli is just pizza rolled up. At least, that’s what I told my boys. Tyler argued that he prefers pizza flat. Oh well, he still ended up eating it. I enjoy stromboli nights because I enjoy pizza so much, and this does taste similar!

Usually, I will just make a regular pizza, but now and then I get the itch for something different and decide to make some stromboli for us all. It’s almost just as easy to make as pizza, and one of my favorites.

This is also a great recipe for kids to help with because everyone can make their own custom stromboli. My boys love when we lay out all the options and let them fill their own, so it’s exactly what they want.

You can make these from canned pizza dough, or make your own if you have the tools and the time. I often use the dough from my homemade pizza in a bread machine. But when I am short on time, I grab a can of pizza dough from the biscuit area at the grocery store.

Step by Step

Preheat the oven to 375F and flour your prepping surface. Roll out the dough until it is about 1/4″ thick, then slice either into half or in quarters, depending on the size stromboli you want to make.

Stromboli Recipe

Decide which toppings you want in your stromboli, and place them in the center of each piece of dough. Make sure to leave a bit around the edges so you have room to roll the dough without everything coming out.

Gently roll the stromboli over itself, starting from the smaller side. Pinch the edges together to help seal everything. Carefully place the stromboli on a preheated baking stone (or baking sheet) and mark them if you need so you know which is which. Coat with melted butter to help brown the crust.

Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until the stromboli are golden brown.


Stromboli Recipe


Stromboli is a great alternative to pizza night to be able to switch things up. It’s also a fun recipe for the kids to help make!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: cheese, dough, pizza, sauce
Servings: 4 servings
5 from 1 vote


  • 1 can pizza dough
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1 small jar pizza sauce
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese (shredded)
  • Any other desired toppings
  • 1/4 cup butter (melted)


  • Preheat the oven to 375F
  • on a clean working surface, dust with flour and roll out the dough to about 1/4″ thickness
  • Slice in half or thirds, depending on the size stromboli you want to make
  • Put all desired toppings down the center, leaving 1/4″ on each side
  • Gently roll the dough, starting from the smaller side, onto itself to make strombolis
  • Seal the edges by pinching them together
  • Coat with melted butter to help brown the crust
  • Bake 15-20 minutes or until golden brown
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Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 453 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 1786mg 74%
Potassium 573mg 16%
Total Carbohydrates 62g 21%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 13g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 23.7%
Vitamin C 14.4%
Calcium 9.6%
Iron 26.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Stromboli Recipe

36 thoughts on “Stromboli”

  1. confettiandbliss

    Mmmm…that stromboli looks delicious! Your recipe is perfect for a party appetizer, movie night, or game nights with the family.

  2. Pizza night is big around here too, especially since my husband and I both like very differently flavored pizzas. I will have to try making strombolis one night to keep things interesting. Thanks for this recipe and the inspiration!

  3. Melanie williams

    Ooo how lovely does this look. Been looking for an alternative to ;pizza too, so will be giving this a try next week xx

  4. My kids love when we make these. It is always such an event and it is great that everyone can have exactly what they want. That means no fighting at dinner 🙂

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