Ham and Cheese Hot Pockets

1 pound refrigerated pizza dough or homemade pizza dough
½ – ¾ pound sliced deli ham honey, black forest, or whatever you prefer
8-12 slices cheddar cheese or use shredded cheddar cheese
1 large egg
1 tablespoon water

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Lightly flour a surface to roll out your dough.
Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
Roll dough into a rectangle.
Chop ham into small pieces.
Break cheese slice in half. Lay the cheese on one side of the dough. Place a slice or two of ham on the cheese.
Fold the dough over to cover the cheese.
Press the edges to seal up the hot pocket the best that you can.
Make the egg wash by combining the egg and water in a small bowl. Whisk the egg and water together well.
Brush the egg white on top of the hot pocket.
Make two slits on the top of the hot pocket.
Spray non-stick spray on two baking sheets.
Place 4 hot pockets on each baking sheet.
Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the tops are golden brown.
Remove baking sheets from the oven.
Let the hot pockets set up for 5 minutes on the baking sheet before serving.

Great recipe. Want to try to put my family members individual favorite pizza toppings in. My husband loves;cooked, crumbled ground beef, cheese, onions, pickles, BBQ sauce (not too much just to coat beef or else it runs out of bun). My daughter loves chicken & Alfredo sauce with peppers.

Allso I want to refrigerate and pop in the oven in 4 hours. Do I wrap each calzone Individually in plastic wrap to prevent another rise and bring to room temp before placing in the oven?

Yes that sounds like an good approach but I don’t think bringing them to room temperature is necessary. I would also consider freezing for later use.

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