Appetizers & Snacks, Kid-Friendly, Side Dishes

Pizza Dough Dinner Rolls

  • Prep 10 mins
  • Total 1h 22 mins
  • Easy
  • Serves 8

Tip: Don’t forget to add liquid to create steam and cook food.


  • Contains Wheat

Tip: Allergy Advice

This dish contains the following allergens: Wheat

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  • 1 cup water, for steaming
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 pound store-bought pizza dough
  • 2 1/2 tabespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • Kosher salt, as desired
  • Dried Italian seasoning, as desired


  • Ninja Speedi™ Rapid Cooker & Air Fryer
  • Ninja® Multi-Purpose Pan or 8-inch round baking pan
  • Measuring Cups
  • Brush
  • Silicone-Tipped Tongs
  • Step 1

    Pour 1 cup water into the pot. Push in the legs on the Crisper Tray, then place the tray in the bottom position in the pot. Spray the Ninja Multi-Purpose Pan (or an 8-inch-round baking pan) with cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    Divide dough into 8 equal portions, then roll each into a ball.

  • Step 3

    Arrange dough balls in the prepared pan, leaving a 1-inch space in between each one. Place the pan on the tray.

  • Step 4

    Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch™ to Rapid Cooker. Select PROOF, set temperature to 95°F, and set time to 1 hour. Select START/STOP to begin proofing.

  • Step 5

    When proofing is complete, brush the rolls with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and Italian seasoning as desired.

  • Step 6

    Close the lid and flip the SmartSwitch™ to Rapid Cooker. Select STEAM & CRISP, set to temperature to 350°F, and set time to 8 minutes. Select START/STOP to begin cooking (the unit will steam for approx. 4 minutes before crisping).

  • Step 7

    When cooking is complete, the surface of the rolls will be crusty and brown. Carefully remove the pan from the tray and serve the rolls warm.