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Calzones Recipe

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Lauren Fishman


Calzone Dough:
1 cup water
2 Tbs. olive oil
1 tsp. salt
3 cups flour
1 tsp. active dry yeast

1 cup ricotta cheese
1 egg, beaten
cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 cup cubed mozzarella cheese
1 Tbs. minced Italian parsley
20-28 slices pepperoni

1. To make calzone dough, place ingredients in the bread machine in the order listed. Set the machine to the dough program (1 or 2 lb. loaf size). Start the machine.
2. Heat the oven to 425.
3. Mix all the filling ingredients (except pepperoni) into a medium sized mixing bowl.
4. When the dough is ready, punch it down and form into 4 equal balls. One a lightly floured surface, roll or pat each ball into a 6-inch diameter circle.
5. Place of the filling on half of each dough circle, keeping a 1-inch border free. Place 5-7 slices of pepperoni in each calzone.
6. dampen the dough edges with water. Fold the dough semi circle over the filling and seal the edges by pinching them together. Place the completed calzones on an ungreased baking sheet sprinkled with cornmeal.
7. Bake for 12-15 minutes, until golden.

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