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Deep Dish Pizza Bites

  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 24

One-bite pizzas made in mini muffin tins are great for game day apps or grab-and-go snacks. ...MORE+ LESS-

Baker Peabody
March 7, 2017

Ingredients

1
can (13.8 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated classic pizza crust
1/2
cup pizza sauce
24
pieces pepperoni
6
oz finely shredded Italian cheese blend
60
mini pepperoni (optional)

Steps

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  • 1
    Preheat oven to 425°F and spray cavities of a muffin pan with cooking spray. Remove pizza dough from packaging and allow it to come to room temperature on a floured surface. Using a rolling pin or your hands, roll the dough out into a thin layer. Using either a round cookie cutter or a clean glass, cut rounds out of the dough. You want the circle to be slightly bigger than the size of the muffin cup.
  • 2
    Gently stretch each circle of dough (without tearing) and press into muffin cups.
  • 3
    Place a pepperoni at the bottom of the cup. This will help prevent it from getting soggy.
  • 4
    Next place about 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of pizza sauce on top of the pepperoni. Add Italian cheese blend (as much or as little as you like).
  • 5
    Top with mini pepperonis if desired.
  • 6
    Bake for 12-15 minutes, depending on your oven, until cooked through, dough is golden brown, and the cheese is melted and bubbly.
 

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
90
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4 1/2g
7%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
4%
Sodium
250mg
10%
Potassium
40mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
1g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • I’m not sure what makes mini food so fun, but it totally is. The season of football watching is upon us, and next to hot wings, pizza is probably one of the top football-watching treats. Forget a full-sized pizza for the game, and make these pop-in-your-mouth Deep-Dish Pizza Bites instead! You'll wow your guests by going the extra step and making pizza (and really it’s so simple) instead of just picking up the phone and dialing for delivery. Like delivery, they're ready in around half an hour. (But unlike delivery, they'll never take longer than that, even on a certain Sunday in February.) So step up your game day with these awesome bite-sized pizza snacks!

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