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Homemade Hot Pockets

When it comes to cooking and baking, I’m all about the easy.  Here’s a fresh take on the usual sandwiches for lunch, and it’s super easy!


These Homemade Hot Pockets can be made with whatever filling you prefer, or whatever you have on hand.  They would be the perfect way to use up leftover ham or chicken, or a (relatively) mess-free alternative to pizza, if you filled them with tomato sauce, cheese and pepperoni chunks.

You’ll need refrigerated dough (I used Pillsbury weiner wraps), chopped cheese, chopped sliced turkey, and some parmesan cheese to sprinkle on top.

Watch the video for the directions!


Easy, right?

What would you fill your Hot Pockets with?

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Megan is a WAHM to 3 (and then some) kids, who spends the majority of her time working as an Administrative Assistant, blogging and washing dishes. She loves to write about her adventures in parenting, running a home daycare, adoption and whatever else strikes her fancy!


  1. Tiara

    Oh wow! I don’t have to buy the hot pocket brand ones anymore. I can officially make my own. Thank you for sharing your recipe!

  2. Angelic Sinova

    Oh my gosh, this would be PERFECT for using up leftovers. Thanks so much for sharing, I can’t wait to try this for myself this weekend <3
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  3. mykidsguide

    That looks tasty! I can’t wait to make this for my family.
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  4. CourtneyLynne

    Omg! Hot pockets were like my favorite food when I was a kiddo! I am definitely pinning this to try this out. I would love to make my own!

  5. Danielle K

    This is so awesome! I love the concept of hot pockets, but don’t buy frozen food very awesome so this is great 🙂

  6. Mama to 5 BLessings

    Those are great. I am always looking for new recipes to make my kids for lunch, they would like these.

  7. sharon phillips

    Yes yes. Sounds like a winner to me. A simple tasty dinner, quick and easy that the grandkids can help me make. They will love how they taste and love making them.

  8. Bernadette Callahan (@AimlessMoments)

    Great recipe! My kids love Hot Pockets and I think they would love to make their own.
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  9. Sharon

    HOT POCKETS!!! We love them over here…can’t figure out why I never thought to make our own…duh!
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  10. Jacob Fu

    Yumm! I love this take on hot pockets. We definitely get them as a guilty pleasure from time to time.
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  11. Kiwi

    Brilliant to make your own hot pockets! I had an ex who would love this!

  12. Jeska

    I use to LOVE hot pockets when I was younger. These look way better than the store bought ones though!
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  13. lisa @bitesforbabies

    These look delicious! This is one recipe that I’ve been meaning to try…just the idea of being able to make them and freeze them to grab for a last minute dinner is great!
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  14. coolchillmom

    Your hot pockets do look easy and yummy! I have to try these to replace my turnovers
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  15. Miranda (myrabev)

    How wow how neat is this recipe, I can now use up my left overs and create some cute hot pockets
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  16. Stephanie of The TipToe Fairy

    These look delicious! My son loves things like this, and it’s probably so much better for you when you know what ingredients are going into it.
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  17. Jennifer

    My kids could live on these and I have always been looking for a healthier way to give them to them. I will definitely be trying this recipe.
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  18. Stephanie

    What a great idea! My kids would love for me to make that for them! And so much healthier than the preservative-laden version you get in the store.
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