I used 1 oz frozen Italian meatballs and they were the perfect size. There is no need to precook or thaw the frozen meatballs before baking. They will cook along with the crescent rolls. We ate these for dinner, but they would also be great for tailgating!
Yield: 12 cupcakes
Meatball Sub Cupcakes
prep time: 5 MINScook time: 15 MINStotal time: 20 mins
1 can refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
4-oz cream cheese, softened
3/4 tsp Italian seasoning
1 cup shredded mozzarella
12 (1-oz) frozen meatballs
1-1/4 cup spaghetti sauce
Preheat oven to 375ºF. Spray 12 regular size muffin cups with cooking spray. Set aside.
Remove dough from can; press seams to seal and press into an 8×18 inch rectangle. Cut dough into 12 squares. Press squares into muffin pan cups.
Combine cream cheese, Italian seasoning and 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese.
Divide the cream cheese mixture in the bottom of each muffin cup. Place meatballs on top of cheese; top each meatball with 2 tablespoons spaghetti sauce. Sprinkle with remaining mozzarella cheese.