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Cool California Pizza Recipe

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This recipe for Cool California Pizza, by , is from The Hudson-Jones Family Reunion Cookbook 2008, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Teresa King
Added: Tuesday, June 17, 2008


1 8 oz. pkg. refrigerated crescent rolls
1 8 oz. cream cheese
1 med. garlic clove
1 oz. (3 Tbsp.) Fresh parmesan cheese
1/4 cup fresh basil leaves
1 can marinated artichoke hearts (drained)
2 medium roma tomatoes
1/2 cup olives

Roll crescent rolls out to make a solid crust (either as is out of can for rectangular stone or points to the center for 13 or 15 round stone)
Bake 350 for 12 - 15 minutes.

Mix Cream cheese, garlic, fresh parmesan and 1/2 basil in bowl.
Spread cream cheese mixture on cooled crust.
Chop vegetables and spread over cream cheese mixture. Can add
bell peppers, onions, zucchini.
Rest of fresh basil over top.
Chill and cut w/ pizza cutter.




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