Pizza doughenough for one pizza- use your own recipe, canned dough or fresh from the deli
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Work your pizza dough into a rough rectangle and then cut into strips using a pizza slicer. The strips will vary in size but should be close to 1/2" wide and 3 1/2" long.
Tie each strip into a knot and place on a baking sheet. Bake at 400° for 8 minutes, until just starting to brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool on the sheet.
Mix all the other ingredients in a baggie or resealable container.
Add cooled knots to the mixture and toss until completely coated. Using aluminum foil, create a little "bowl" and place 4-6 knots in each one. Pour a little of the butter mixture over the top, seal loosely and then place back in the oven and finish baking for 3-5 minutes, until golden brown.
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