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Prep Your Freezers For Totino’s HYPE New Bacon Mac & Cheese Pizza Rolls

Photo courtesy of Totino’s.

If you’re a fan of Totino’s Pizza Rolls and also like to get down with some mac & cheese, then prepare yourself. Totino’s is coming at y’all with a mac attack unlike any other.

The frozen pizza and pizza snack brand has begun to unleash a brand new Bacon Mac & Cheese Pizza Roll upon grocery stores nationwide, and plans to have the mac-filled pockets fully stocked in grocery stores nationwide by October. Filled simply with bits of bacon, cheese, and pasta, you’ll be able to get them in packs of 40 for $3.99 or 90 for $8.79.

Totino’s is clearly hopping on the mac & cheese bandwagon with these hype new snacks, much like Burger King has done with their Mac N Cheetos or what Chick-Fil-A is doing with their new cheesy pasta side. However, Totino’s is gonna stand out with this cheesy bacon mac snack that you just have to pull (or dispense from) your freezer, heat up, and enjoy.

I can’t wait to get a pack for myself and see how they taste.

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How to Make Pizza Roll-Stuffed Cupcakes

In the world of desserts, sweet and savory is still going strong. What’s not to like? I’m all about it, but I tend to take it a little farther than most. This latest sweet and savory confection not only has dual flavors but dual purposes — it could be dinner or dessert (or breakfast, second breakfast, lunch, an afternoon snack . . .  you get the picture). Behold: Pizza Roll-Stuffed Cupcakes. Think a tomato soup cupcake stuffed with a Totino’s Pepperoni Pizza Roll and topped with mozzarella frosting and a chocolate-covered pepperoni. Aww, yea.

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Pizza Roll-Stuffed Cupcakes

(Makes 24 stupidly awesome cupcakes)

Cupcakes

Adapted from the Cake Mix Doctor’s Tomato Soup Cake

Ingredients

  • 24 Totino’s Pepperoni Pizza Rolls
  • 1 pkg. plain spice cake mix
  • 1 can (10.75 oz.) condensed tomato soup, undiluted
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3c oil
  • 1/4c water

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line two muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  2. Place the cake mix, undiluted tomato soup, eggs, oil, and water in a large mixing bowl. Blend with an electric mixer on low speed for 1 minute and then on medium for 2 minutes, scraping down the sides again as needed.
  3. Scoop 2t batter into each lined muffin tin, press a pizza roll into each, then top with 1.5T of batter.
  4. Bake for 17 to 20 minutes, or until cake springs back when lightly pressed. (I prefer to bake one batch at a time.)
  5. Remove from tins and cool completely.

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Frosting & Chocolate Pepperoni Topper 

Adapted from MelCakeWalk

Ingredients

  • 1c (2 sticks) butter, at room temperature
  • 1c shortening
  • 16oz. fresh mozzarella
  • 1/2t vanilla
  • 3c powdered sugar, sifted
  • Pinch of salt
  • 24 pepperoni
  • 2 bricks of milk chocolate baking bark

Directions

  1. In a food processor, process the mozzarella cheese into crumbs.
  2. Cream the butter and shortening.
  3. Gradually add the mozzarella to the butter mix and mix until combined.
  4. Add remaining ingredients. Whip on high for a few minutes to get it nice and fluffy.
  5. Top each cooled cupcake with a heap (2T+) of frosting and place in fridge to set.
  6. Meanwhile, melt chocolate bark, dip pepperonis in melted chocolate, and put in fridge to set.
  7. When ready to consume, plunge a chocolate-covered pepperoni deep into the frosting of each cupcake and get ready to have your mind blown.

The inclusion of the pizza roll is a must as it really pulls all of the flavors of the cupcake together. If you’re looking for a surprisingly satisfying treat for tonight, I would definitely give these a go.

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Chocolate Covered Pizza Rolls

Did you make a resolution to eat healthier in 2012? Not me. In fact, I’ve resolved to eat equally as much, if not more, ridiculously-bad-for-you goodies as I ate last year. And I started with these scrumptious, chocolate-covered puffs of “pizza in a golden crust” (Totino’s words, not mine).

Chocolate Covered Pizza Rolls

Ingredients

  • chocolate baking bark
  • your favorite variety of Totino’s Pizza Rolls (I used pepperoni)

Directions

  1. Follow the directions on the back of the pizza roll box. (I totally microwaved mine, but feel free to put them in the oven/toaster oven).
  2. Let the rolls cool completely.
  3. Melt your baking bark, coat the pizza rolls, and chill in fridge until set.

Easy as pie, pizza pie….in roll form and covered in chocolate.

My testers were a little unsure of what to think when it came to the taste, but overall they gave these treats a thumbs up. (And yes, I totally removed the pizza part and just ate the chocolate-covered breaded part…awesome).

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Fast Food

Arby’s Serves Up “Outside-In Cinnamon Bites”

Arby’s has unveiled these light and flaky bite size pastries with warm cinnamon and sweet cream cheese filling all on the inside. These look eerily Totino’s Pizza Rolls, except, stuffed with everything that makes a cinnamon bun taste like a cinnamon bun. What do you think?!

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Craving: The Pizza Party Pizza

Every now and then someone gets bored. I guess the Pizza Party Pizza is the obvious outcome. What we’re looking at is a DiGiorno pizza stacked on top of a Jack’s pizza, and then sprinkled with Totino’s pizza rolls. (PicThx SchizoCentral)