Monday, January 19, 2009

Canadian Bacon-Apple Pizza

Canadian Bacon-Apple Pizza

Arlene Swiatek Gillen

Bake-Off® Contest 41, 2004

Quick Meal!
Ready in less than
30 minutes!

Prep Time: 15 min ; Start to Finish: 30 min
Makes: 16 servings

Canadian bacon teams with spicy mustard, apples and cheese to top this
appetizer pizza.

4 teaspoons sesame seed
1 (13.8-oz.) can Pillsbury® Refrigerated Pizza Crust
2 1/2 tablespoons horseradish mustard
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
3/4 lb. thinly sliced Canadian bacon
2 large tart green apples, peeled, sliced (3 cups)
1 (8-oz.) pkg. deli-thin Swiss cheese slices

1 . Heat oven to 400°F. Lightly grease or spray large cookie sheet.
Sprinkle sesame seed onto sprayed cookie sheet. Unroll dough; place
over seed. Cover with waxed paper. With rolling pin, roll dough into
16x13-inch rectangle; remove paper.
2 . Spread mustard over dough; sprinkle evenly with thyme. Layer
bacon, apples and cheese over mustard, covering entire surface.
3 . Bake 14 to 18 minutes or until crust is golden brown and cheese is
melted. Cut into 16 squares. Serve warm.

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft) No change.

For a crispier crust, bake crust 11 to 16 minutes or until lightly
browned, then add toppings; bake pizza 4 to 7 minutes.

Source: pillsbury.