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Football Pepperoni Pizza

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1 (8-ounce) can refrigerated classic pizza crust
½ cup pizza sauce
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
1 (6-ounce) package HORMEL® Pepperoni
1 stick mozzarella string cheese
¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped


  1. Heat oven to 425°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray and unroll dough on cookie sheet. Press dough into 14×12-inch rectangle and bake 7 minutes.

  2. Spread pizza sauce over pizza crust; sprinkle with cheese. Place pepperoni in football shape on the center of pizza. Pull apart string cheese lengthwise into thin strips. To make football laces, place 1 long strip horizontally on center of football. Cut cheese into 5 pieces; arrange vertically on top of horizontal strip. Sprinkle surrounding cheese with parsley, as desired.

  3. Bake pizza 10 to 12 minutes or until cheese is melted and pepperoni is crisp.