Are you having trouble getting your kids to eat vegetables? Your kids will have fun eating these Carrot Shaped Veggie Pizzas topped with shredded carrots and broccoli.
On Easter morning, I can't help but indulge in some sweets from my Easter basket and I'm sure many of you do too, whether you have your own basket or sneak something from your kid's.
So, I thought it would be a good idea to create some Easter food that involved some healthy vegetables.
When I think of Easter and vegetables, I always think of carrots, because that is what the Easter bunny eats, right?
They look amazing but they do take a bit of time to make and some of my readers couldn't find the dough sheets.
This year, I thought I'd share another carrot-shaped appetizer that takes less time and can be made with traditional crescent roll dough. These veggie pizzas are so quick and easy to make and they taste great.
They just might get your kids to eat their veggies this Easter.
Want more variety? Be sure to check out my Easter Egg Veggie Pizza too. It's topped with lots of colorful vegetables.
Carrot Shaped Veggie Pizzas (makes 8)
a dusting of flour
1 tube Pillsbury Crescent Rolls (8 rolls)*
8 ounce tub Philadelphia Veggie Cream Cheese
1 ½ cups finely chopped carrots
½ of a head of broccoli
1 tablespoon heavy whipping cream, whole milk, or egg white
*I cut this recipe in half and used the small can of crescent rolls because I was just making them for the picture. You'll notice the small can in the picture below.
pizza wheel or knife
parchment paper or Silpat lined baking sheet
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Cut the carrot-shaped crescent roll dough.
Dust a cutting board with flour. Unroll the crescent rolls. Separate them at the perforations.
Use a pizza wheel or knife to cut the crescent rolls into carrot shapes. Take the excess dough and cut it into three pieces.
Brush the top edge of the crescent roll carrot with cream, milk, or egg white. Press one end of each of the three excess dough pieces onto the top edge of the crescent roll carrot creating the green leafy part of the carrot.
Place on baking sheet.
So that the carrots don't stick to the parchment paper, sprinkle a light dusting of flour over the area that was brushed with the cream, milk, or egg white.
Turn the carrots over and place them on your lined baking sheet.
Refrigerate the dough for 15-20 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Bake and decorate.
Bake crescent roll carrots for 7-10 minutes until golden brown. Allow them to cool completely.
Divide the veggie cream cheese among the carrot-shaped crescent rolls. Spread it on top of each carrot.
Sprinkle finely chopped carrots over the triangle part of the carrot then add broccoli to the top.
Serve and enjoy.
If your kids don't like broccoli, you could use any other green vegetable like celery, sugar snap peas, green peppers, etc.
You can also replace the carrots with finely chopped orange bell peppers.
You can cover the veggie pizzas and keep them in the refrigerator for up to two days.
If you enjoy making these veggie pizza carrots, you might also enjoy making these other carrot-themed recipes.