Pizza Balls Video
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Pizza Balls Video



Feel like you've tried every type of pizza imaginable? I bet you haven't had a pizza ball!? They're such an easy weeknight meal and a ton of fun.

You can fill them with vegetables, ham and pineapple, a variety of cheeses and more. Let your kids be the guide in making the recipe their own and enjoy every last bite of the insanely delicious meal!

Watch this Pizza Balls Video and tell me what you think in the comments below!

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  1. Archana

    December 8, 2014 at 12:05 am

    To your kids

  2. Archana

    December 8, 2014 at 12:05 am

    It’s the best your the best mom in the world

  3. Linda Pierce

    August 25, 2013 at 2:39 pm

    Very good idea’s

    • Seav

      February 1, 2014 at 12:51 am

      Not sure about that but be careful beacuse it can elevate blood pressure to some degree,if you are pregnant and have high blood pressure please be careful!I’m not sure how much you have t oeat for it to affect you but you should always play it safe when a baby is involved. )

  4. rachull44

    August 17, 2013 at 6:49 am

    One question. How are these cold? Say make night before and put into a lunchbox?

  5. Dolly

    July 28, 2013 at 5:11 pm

    God Bless You! for posting such healthy recipes. Very smart n intelligent ideas. Great job!!

  6. katherine

    January 20, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    a child and a knife is bad news and when he cuts his finger and tells mom – she just ingores him………!

    • Katie

      April 25, 2013 at 3:31 am

      Katherine he never cut his finger, not sure where you reached that verdict, please not so quick to judge.
      . Catherine, looks yummy as usual! A blessing to find your site and book both. So many friends are obsessed with your granola bars and bananas granola cookies! I made cinnamon chip cranberry granola bars the other day, yum. Am enjoying any crockpot recipes you have too! Looking forward to more (wink wink;) thanks again girl!

    • catherine

      January 21, 2013 at 12:22 pm

      It’s a child safe knife! Check them out here: and he didn’t get hurt :)

  7. pumpkinpie

    July 23, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    can’t wait to see how to make them


    July 15, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    Great idea-thanks!

  9. Kathleen

    July 2, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    My son starts school next year and I am actually looking forward to making him some creative lunches for his lunch box. When you pack these, do you heat them up and put them in a thermos? Or just leave them room temperature? Also, can you freeze extras?

    Thanks! Can’t wait to give ’em a try!

    • catherine

      July 3, 2012 at 10:04 am

      I store them in the fridge and pack an ice pack with lunch so by lunch time it is room temperature! Yes, freeze them! They can remain frozen for about 3 months.

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  11. kearsten

    June 30, 2011 at 4:09 am

    So it’s like making pepperoni rolls, but with different fillings…and they aren’t long! Yes, I’m from WV! Yum! I always used Texas roll dough balls from the freezer to make them.

  12. Dana

    June 28, 2011 at 4:34 pm

    I guess I’m the only one who had a son who does NOT like pizza!!! I don’t get it…he loves cheese and bread but doesn’t like cheese melted and doesn’t like tomato sauce. I may need to try these and see if he’ll eat them. I have to keep trying, right??!!!

  13. Rex's mommy

    June 27, 2011 at 11:55 am

    hey, i was wondering if you could say where you got that sqaure dough from. the only refrigerated dough my store has is a ball of pizza dough which is so hard to work with. i would love to find something already in a square!!

  14. dana

    June 27, 2011 at 10:23 am

    I have a lettuce knife (plastic knife that won’t bruise or brown the lettuce) that is pretty much the same as this and would be appropriate for a child:

  15. Tracy

    June 26, 2011 at 9:50 am

    Looks delicious. My kids love pizza and these should travel better in a lunchbox than regular pizza. Can you share the website where I can find that safe kids knife? Right now I only let my son use plastic and it doesn’t always work well. Thanks!

  16. Joy

    June 24, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    My son LOVED these, if his comment, “Look Mama! It’s yummy inside!” is any indication. One problem I did encounter, however. I must not have sealed the balls sufficently, because halfway through baking, I noticed some pizza sauce had leaked out. I just took a paper napkin, dabbed it dry and let it continue baking. Any tips on how to seal the dough so this doesn’t happen?

    And thanks again for the great idea!

  17. Catherine

    June 24, 2011 at 4:21 pm

    YES!!! I was hoping that today’s video would be Pizza Balls. I will be making these today :-)

  18. Betsy

    June 24, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    Fantastic timing! It was my Kindergartener’s last day of school. We were having a special lunch to celebrate. I made these, well a hybrid really. Delish! The only change I did was to bake them individually in muffin tins instead of in the pie plate (I actually don’t own a pie plate!). They were quick, easy, and a hit with the kiddos age 1 to 6 years old. Thank you so much for this idea. Best of all they will fit perfectly in our laptop lunch box come September!

  19. BrittanyBarrett

    June 24, 2011 at 12:14 pm

    Your son is so cute :) I love how you get him involved with everything thats what my husband and i do with my son he is only 15 months old but it’s never too young to get them involved with stuff!

  20. January

    June 24, 2011 at 11:50 am

    My son used to be an excellent eater, but lately he seems to not want anything I make for him. But he never turns down pizza. I love the presentation it makes with it being in the pie plate, I was just imagining it with a yummy green salad on the side. About how long does it take to cool down enough so the kids can handle it? I am thinking of doing this for dinner tonight. I have all the stuff. I am always amazed with all the creative ideas you come up with.

    • catherine

      June 24, 2011 at 12:21 pm

      I let them cool about 10 mins before serving, but you can break them in half right out of the oven and they cool faster.

  21. Cristina

    June 24, 2011 at 10:24 am

    oh, now I am thinking it must be one of those plastic knives for cutting lettuce… Your site makes it so clear that you are a great mom and always thinking of your kids and family first. I really just found myself holding my breath when I first watched!! Boys! I’m bracing myself as my little one gets older!
    Many thanks again :)

  22. Mike - At The Table Nutrition

    June 24, 2011 at 10:17 am

    What a great idea and a good way to sneak some healthy vegetables in when they don’t even realize they are eating them!

  23. Cristina

    June 24, 2011 at 10:16 am

    Hi :) The recipe looks great but I haven’t been able to watch all the way through – I love the interaction between you and your son, but it makes me so nervous seeing him with that knife! Is it a ceramic knife? It looks like it is very sharp and I keep gasping for fear of his little hands!
    I’ll definitely try this recipe though! Thanks!

    • catherine

      June 24, 2011 at 5:27 pm

      Its actually plastic and it is made for kids :)

      • Rachel

        June 29, 2011 at 4:59 pm

        What is the brand of the knife? My daughter loves to help cut and I use a pumpkin carving knife with her, but would love a better knife for her.

    • catherine

      June 24, 2011 at 12:20 pm

      It’s a knife used specifically for kids. His school even bought sets for the kids to use there after they saw it. I’m SUPER careful with kids and knives. WHen they know they can use their own knives and understand the difference between mommy’s knife and Kenya’s knife it helps a lot.

      • kendra

        June 25, 2011 at 3:14 pm

        I love the knife Kenya was using. My son just this morning was wanting to use a more grown up knife. I am going to have to search for these. Any tips on where to find these? And any other kid friendly kitchen tools. My soon helps me cook all the time. I’ll have to have him watch you and Kenya in the kitchen maybe he’ll be inspired.

  24. Holly N.

    June 24, 2011 at 8:47 am

    Super excited to try this one! Thanks! I love the videos as I’m a very visual person. It helps to see how it should look.

  25. Andrea

    June 24, 2011 at 8:31 am

    These look really yummy! And would be a great way to use up leftovers with the husband and kids knowing!! YAY! :)