Mozzarella Dough Keto Pizza Scrolls

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Keto Pizza Scrolls made with mozzarella dough

Looking for yummy healthy lunch box fillers? Well, Mozzarella Dough Keto Pizza Scrolls are the perfect solution! 

And everyone will dive for them picnics or served for party nibbles. The simple keto recipe can be made with almond flour or coconut flour and it’s only 1.9g net carbs each (makes 8 scrolls). 

If you or your kids absolutely love pizza, and you wish you could have it for your school or work lunches, then you will definitely want to give this easy mozzarella dough recipe a try! It’s a fun spin on your typical pizza AND it’s low-carb and keto, too!

Mozzarella Dough Keto Pizza Scrolls

Keto Pizza Scrolls made with mozzarella dough

Keto pizza scrolls are compact and easy to pack for an on-the-go meal. You can add your favourite pizza toppings inside the mozzarella dough, roll em’up, then cook the pizza scrolls in only 15 minutes.

How To Make Mozzarella Dough Keto Pizza Scrolls

Once you discover mozzarella dough, there is no turning back! It is so easy and so versatile. It can be baked sweet or savoury and is not much more than mozzarella cheese, an egg, and some low-carb flour.

My recipe even comes with instructions on how to use almond flour OR coconut flour (and if you have been low-carb or keto for a while, you will know these two flours cannot be substituted easily.

If you are new here, why not read my Ultimate Guide To Low-Carb Flours.

Mozzarella Dough Recipe (AKA Fat Head Dough)

The original recipe for mozzarella dough was called Fat Head dough. Why? Because Tom Naughton first published the recipe, and he is the creator of Fat Head, the movie. So credit where credit is due. Tom’s recipe is now infamous in the low-carb and keto world.

Scroll below and you can see all the recipes I have created using this classic keto dough.

You simply melt mozzarella dough with some cream cheese, then mix in your choice of low-carb flour and an egg, then roll out in between two sheets of baking parchment.

How To Make Keto Pizza Scrolls

Once you have the mozzarella dough rolled out, spread all your favourite pizza toppings inside, roll it up, then slice into small slices.

Mozzarella Dough Pizza Scrolls (1)

Suggested pizza scroll fillings:

  • no added sugar tomato paste (tomato paste is very strong flavoured, so it only adds a few carbs to the nutrition values)
  • favourite meat such as ham, pepperoni, or salami
  • shredded/grated cheese
  • herbs such as oregano, rosemary, thyme

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Next, place each keto pinwheel onto a lined baking tray, and bake at220C/425F for 15 minutes. And why not sprinkle with even more cheese or herbs before baking? It will turn into a yummy crispy topping.

How to Make Mozzarella Dough Keto Pizza Scrolls

This recipe can also suit your preference whether you would like to use almond or coconut flour. Now, all that’s left is what you’ll top them with! So, go on and get creative!

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Mozzarella dough keto pizza scrolls

Wow! Mozzarella dough keto pizza scrolls – my kids absolutely LOVE these in their lunch box 

Prep Time10 mins

Cook Time15 mins

Total Time25 mins

Course: Bread, Coconut Flour Recipes, Dinner, Lunch boxes, Snacks

Diet: Gluten Free, Grain free, Keto, LCHF, Low Carb, No Sugars, Wheat Free

Keyword: Mozzarella dough keto pizza scrolls

Servings: 8 pizza scrolls

Total Carbs: 3g

Fibre: 1.1g


  • 170 g pre shredded/grated cheese mozzarella is the best or Edam/mild cheese

  • 85 g almond meal/flour

  • 2 tbsp cream cheese

  • 1 egg medium

  • pinch salt to taste

  • your choice of toppings such as pepperoni ham, salami, cheese, tomato paste


  • Mix the shredded/grated cheese and almond flour/meal in a microwaveable bowl. Add the cream cheese. Microwave on HIGH for 1 minute. (see recipe notes)

  • Stir then microwave on HIGH for another 30 seconds.

  • Add the egg and salt, mix gently.

  • Place the keto dough in between 2 pieces of baking parchment/paper (see photos above). Remove the top baking paper/parchment and cut into a rectangle shape.

  • Spread tomato paste over the prepared dough. Add slices of ham or pepperoni and other favourite fillings. Roll up tightly using the bottom sheet of baking parchment.

  • Cut into slices and place each one on a baking tray (cookie tray), and bake at 220C/425F for 12-15 minutes, or until golden.


Fat Head pastry can also be made by replacing the almond meal/flour with 1/4 cup (4 tbsp) coconut flour. Nutrition panel is for base only as toppings will vary widely depending on what was added and how much. If you don’t have a microwave, you may melt the cheese together in a saucepan on the stove top gently.

Nutrition Facts

Mozzarella dough keto pizza scrolls

Amount Per Serving (1 scroll)

Calories 144 Calories from Fat 111

% Daily Value*

Fat 12.3g19%

Carbohydrates 3g1%

Fiber 1.1g5%

Sugar 0.8g1%

Protein 7.8g16%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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