Maggie Monday: Fart Rolls

Boys are so much simpler than girls. I was a boy. My only sibling was a boy. My friends for most of my “boydom” were boys. I have two sons and no daughters. By now, I’ve figured out the limits of the mind of a boy. Ready? Here it is: eat, sleep, sports, video games and crude humor. That’s it. No more. We are really simple creatures. Here is Maggie for another monday combining two of us boys favorite topics: food and crude humor Here’s Maggie…

Most of you know by now that daughter #2, our youngest, has a picky palate. I am always looking for weeknight dishes that are easy to make, and that she might actually eat. This one is a keeper. I have to credit my SIL for the idea, and we make these often. My dear brother-in-law who passed away two years ago called these “Fart Rolls”; for obvious reasons. However, with that as his measure, he’d have to add “fart” as a prefix to every thing he ate! He was pretty gassy! I miss him all the time, even more so when we make these yummy, easy, and quick rolls. This one is for you, Big D.

PS: We recently made these with a bit of leftover baked ham and grated swiss. Yumola!


Pepperoni Rolls

What you need:

1 package refrigerated French bread dough (I used Pillsbury)

3 oz package of pepperoni, diced into ¼” bits

½ cup grated mozzarella cheese

1 tbs olive oil

garlic salt

marinara sauce for dipping

What you do:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.


Remove dough from roll and cut into 12 even slices. Pat each slice into a disc about 2-3” in diameter.


Place a small amount- about ½ tsp of pepperoni on the dough,


top with about the same amount of cheese.


Wrap dough around the filling and pinch it closed, into a ball. Place dough balls onto a pizza stone or baking sheet. Brush with olive oil, and sprinkle with garlic salt. Bake for about 10-15 minutes, until golden brown. Serve with warm marinara sauce for dipping.


March 4th is National Pound Cake Day

In honor of today’s food holiday, please revisit the following recipes that use or feature this ingredient:

Layered Balsamic Strawberries with Pound Cake and Cream


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Categories: Baking 2, Cheese2, Guest-Maggie, Italian, Lunch2, Pork, Recipes, snack

Author:The Ranting Chef

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4 Comments on “Maggie Monday: Fart Rolls”

  1. March 4, 2013 at 7:01 pm #

    Oh yummy these look so good! I should make some!


  2. March 5, 2013 at 2:24 am #

    Mouth watering! I don’t think my mouth’s ever watered over something with the word “fart” in it. All the more reason to try these.


  3. March 5, 2013 at 7:14 am #

    Ah this was so funny! I have 2 boys, one of whom is terribly picky. I will have to try a vegetarian version!


  4. March 5, 2013 at 2:44 pm #

    Yum! I made something like this not to long ago but I put pizza sauce inside as we’ll!


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