Tortilla Pizza Rolls

Ditch the delivery and opt for a homemade snack that’s bursting with flavor and fun—Tortilla Pizza Rolls! These delightful treats offer a playful twist on traditional pizza, featuring soft flour tortillas, zesty pizza sauce, savory pepperoni, and melty string cheese. Whether you’re craving a quick bite or planning a family-friendly meal, these pizza rolls are sure to hit the spot.


  • 8 soft taco size flour tortillas
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 6 ounces package of full-size sliced pepperoni (10 slices per pizza roll)
  • 8 string cheese (room temperature)
  • 2-3 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil


1. Spread Pizza Sauce:

  • Spread 1 tablespoon of pizza sauce at the bottom of each flour tortilla, leaving a ¼-inch border around the edges.

2. Layer Pepperoni Slices:

  • Arrange 10 slices of pepperoni on top of the pizza sauce on each tortilla.

3. Add String Cheese:

  • Place one whole string cheese at the edge of each tortilla.

4. Roll Up Tortillas:

  • Carefully roll up each tortilla tightly, ensuring that the seam side is facing down. Repeat the process for the remaining tortillas.

5. Preheat Air Fryer:

  • Preheat the air fryer to 375°F for 3-4 minutes. Meanwhile, lightly spray the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray.

6. Brush with Olive Oil:

  • Brush the tops of the pizza rolls with extra virgin olive oil using a pastry brush.

7. Air Fry Pizza Rolls:

  • Place 3-4 pizza rolls into the air fryer basket, leaving some space between each roll. Cook for 9-10 minutes, or until the rolls are golden brown and crispy.

8. Serve and Enjoy:

  • Serve the tortilla pizza rolls warm and enjoy the gooey, cheesy goodness with each bite!

Nutritional Information:

  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cooking Time: 10 min
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Calories: Approximately 250 per serving
  • Servings: 8

Serving and Storage Tips:

Serving Tips:

  • Dipping Sauces: Serve your Tortilla Pizza Rolls with an assortment of dipping sauces such as marinara, ranch, garlic aioli, or barbecue sauce for added flavor and variety.
  • Garnishes: Sprinkle chopped fresh basil, parsley, or red pepper flakes over the pizza rolls before serving to enhance their presentation and add a pop of color and flavor.
  • Side Salad: Pair your pizza rolls with a side salad tossed in balsamic vinaigrette or Italian dressing for a refreshing and balanced meal.
  • Customization: Get creative with the fillings by adding your favorite pizza toppings such as diced bell peppers, onions, olives, mushrooms, or cooked sausage for a personalized touch.

Storage Tips:

  • Refrigeration: Store any leftover Tortilla Pizza Rolls in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. Reheat them in the air fryer or oven until warmed through before serving.
  • Freezing: To freeze unbaked pizza rolls, arrange them on a baking sheet in a single layer and freeze until firm. Once frozen, transfer them to a freezer-safe bag or container for up to 1 month. When ready to enjoy, cook them directly from frozen in the air fryer, adding a few extra minutes to the cooking time.
  • Reheating: Reheat refrigerated or frozen pizza rolls in the air fryer or oven until heated through and crispy. Avoid microwaving them as it may result in a soggy texture.
  • Meal Prep: Consider making a batch of Tortilla Pizza Rolls ahead of time and storing them in the refrigerator or freezer for quick and convenient snacks or meals throughout the week. Simply reheat them as needed for a delicious and satisfying treat.


  1. Vegetarian Delight: Load your pizza rolls with a medley of vegetables such as diced bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, spinach, and black olives for a flavorful and nutritious vegetarian option.
  2. Hawaiian Twist: Add a tropical flair by incorporating diced pineapple and ham or Canadian bacon into the filling for a sweet and savory Hawaiian-inspired pizza roll.
  3. Supreme Style: Mimic the flavors of a supreme pizza by including a combination of pepperoni, Italian sausage, green bell peppers, onions, and black olives in your pizza rolls for a hearty and satisfying meal.
  4. Caprese Creation: Keep it fresh and light with a Caprese-inspired variation featuring sliced tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, and basil leaves drizzled with balsamic glaze for a burst of Mediterranean flavor.
  5. Buffalo Chicken: Toss shredded cooked chicken with buffalo sauce and ranch dressing, then layer it onto the tortillas along with crumbled blue cheese or shredded cheddar for a spicy and tangy buffalo chicken pizza roll.
  6. BBQ Bacon Bliss: Smother the tortillas with tangy barbecue sauce, shredded cooked chicken or pork, crispy bacon pieces, and diced red onions for a smoky and savory barbecue bacon pizza roll.
  7. Mediterranean Marvel: Create a Mediterranean-inspired version by spreading hummus onto the tortillas, then topping them with roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, Kalamata olives, and crumbled feta cheese for a burst of Mediterranean flavors.
  8. Tex-Mex Fusion: Infuse Tex-Mex flavors into your pizza rolls by layering them with seasoned ground beef or shredded rotisserie chicken, black beans, corn, diced jalapeños, and shredded Mexican blend cheese for a spicy and satisfying twist.
  9. Pesto Paradise: Swap out the traditional pizza sauce for basil pesto, then add sliced cherry tomatoes, fresh spinach leaves, diced cooked chicken or turkey, and shredded mozzarella cheese for a vibrant and flavorful pesto pizza roll.
  10. Breakfast Bonanza: Enjoy pizza rolls for breakfast by filling them with scrambled eggs, cooked breakfast sausage or bacon, diced bell peppers, onions, and shredded cheddar cheese for a delicious and portable morning meal.


  1. Can I use corn tortillas instead of flour tortillas for this recipe?
    • While flour tortillas are traditionally used for Tortilla Pizza Rolls due to their flexibility and texture, you can certainly experiment with corn tortillas for a gluten-free option. Keep in mind that corn tortillas may be more fragile and may require careful handling during rolling.
  2. Can I make these pizza rolls ahead of time and reheat them later?
    • Yes, you can prepare the Tortilla Pizza Rolls in advance and reheat them in the oven or air fryer until heated through and crispy. However, they are best enjoyed fresh for optimal texture and flavor.
  3. Can I customize the fillings in the pizza rolls?
    • Absolutely! Feel free to get creative and customize the fillings to suit your taste preferences. You can experiment with different types of cheese, meats, vegetables, and sauces to create your own unique flavor combinations.
  4. Can I bake these pizza rolls in the oven instead of using an air fryer?
    • Yes, you can bake the pizza rolls in a preheated oven at 375°F (190°C) for approximately 12-15 minutes, or until they are golden brown and crispy. Be sure to place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper for easy cleanup.
  5. How do I prevent the pizza rolls from unrolling while cooking?
    • To prevent the pizza rolls from unrolling during cooking, make sure to roll them tightly and place them seam-side down in the air fryer basket or on the baking sheet. This will help seal the edges and keep the rolls intact.
  6. Can I freeze the unbaked pizza rolls for later use?
    • Yes, you can freeze the unbaked pizza rolls for future use. Arrange them in a single layer on a baking sheet and freeze until firm, then transfer them to a freezer-safe bag or container. When ready to cook, you can bake them directly from frozen, adding a few extra minutes to the cooking time.
  7. What dipping sauces pair well with Tortilla Pizza Rolls?
    • Popular dipping sauces that complement Tortilla Pizza Rolls include marinara sauce, ranch dressing, garlic aioli, barbecue sauce, or even salsa for a spicy kick. Feel free to serve a variety of sauces to cater to different tastes.
  8. Can I make a vegan version of these pizza rolls?
    • Yes, you can make a vegan version of Tortilla Pizza Rolls by using dairy-free cheese alternatives and omitting the meat. You can also fill them with a variety of plant-based ingredients such as roasted vegetables, vegan sausage crumbles, or tofu for added protein.
  9. Are Tortilla Pizza Rolls kid-friendly?
    • Yes, Tortilla Pizza Rolls are a great option for kids as they are fun to eat and can be customized with their favorite toppings. You can involve kids in the cooking process by letting them assemble their own pizza rolls with their preferred fillings.
  10. How long do leftover pizza rolls last and how should they be stored?
    • Leftover Tortilla Pizza Rolls can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2-3 days. To reheat, simply place them in the oven or air fryer until heated through. Avoid microwaving them as it may result in a soggy texture.

With just a handful of ingredients and a few simple steps, you can whip up a batch of irresistible Tortilla Pizza Rolls that are perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a game night, movie marathon, or simply craving a snack with a twist, these pizza rolls are guaranteed to satisfy your cravings. So, fire up the air fryer and get ready to indulge in cheesy, crispy goodness!