My middle child hates school deeply and passionately. If it wasn't for PE and lunch, I don't think I'd get him on the bus in the morning. To lesson the blow of school starting this week, I wanted to make him something special for dinner .
Chicken Wings are his very favorite and so when I saw this on Pinterest I thought I'd give it a try. The original recipe can be found here (finding a new life through food), but here's how I made mine:
Pizza Dough (recipe below if you need one)
2 cups Cheddar Cheese
2-3 cooked and shredded chicken breast
Louisiana Hot Sauce
Bleu Cheese Dressing
Preheat oven to 400. Grease a cookie sheet and sprinkle white cornmeal on top. Mix chicken and hot sauce. (I used just enough to turn the chicken red, because I was worried about it being to spicy-but add as much as you'd like). Mix in cheese. Roll out pizza dough into a rectangle. Top w/ chicken mixture. Roll dough into a log and pinch seams. (I rolled one the long way and one the short way and didn't notice much difference) Place on cookie sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes. Serve with bleu cheese dressing.
Pizza Dough (it makes 2)
1 Tbl oil
1 Tbl sugar
1 1/2 cups warm water
1 Tbl yeast
1 1/2 tsp salt
4 cups of flour
Mix oil, sugar, and water in a mixing bowl. Sprinkle yeast on top. Cover with dish cloth and let rest for 5 minutes until it gets foamy. Add 1 cup of flour and salt. Mix well. Add enough of the remaining flour one cup at a time until it forms a stiff dough. Knead every 10 minutes for the next hour (I just used my bread hook on my mixer). Don't stress too much about this. I haven't really noticed a difference when I only remember to knead it 2 times and it still worked out. Also when I've been in a rush, I have only let it rise for 30 minutes and it still turned out just fine.
It was super yummy! I was worried the bread would be hard or soggy, but it was perfect. I am so making it again, but next time I am going to add olives and onions.
UPDATE: This was so good, I actually made it again yesterday. My family was thrilled to have it twice in one week. I added olives, but while all of us love black olives, we didn't love them in this. It wasn't disgusting, but we all agreed it's better sans olives.
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