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mouth watering baked pizza poppers

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Andy Anderson !
Wichita, KS

Got a Super Bowl party planned, and need something down & dirty to serve your guests? Well, look no further. These can be as homemade or store bought as you want, but trust me on this one… there will not be any left. So, you ready… Let’s get into the kitchen.

(3 ratings)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For mouth watering baked pizza poppers

  • pizza dough, store bought, or homemade
  • pizza sauce, store bought, or homemade
  • pepperoni, chopped
  • mozzarella, cut into 1/2-inch (1.2cm) cubes
  • parmesan cheese, for dusting after baking

How To Make mouth watering baked pizza poppers

  • 1
  • 2
    Gather your ingredients.
  • 3
    Place a rack in the middle position, and preheat the oven to 375f (190c).
  • 4
    Roll out the pizza dough on a lightly floured surface.
  • 5
    Cut the dough into 2.5-inch (6cm) circles.
  • 6
    Add 1/2 teaspoon of pizza sauce to the center of each dough circle.
  • 7
    Add 1/2 teaspoon of chopped pepperoni.
  • 8
    Chef’s Note: You could use Italian sausage, ham, or whatever you wish.
  • 9
    Add a cube of cheese.
  • 10
    Fold up the edges, and pinch to seal at the top (like a beggar’s purse).
  • 11
    Chef’s Tip: Dip your finger in some water, and run it around the edges of the dough circle. This will help you seal it up.
  • 12
    Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet.
  • 13
    Place in the preheated oven until nice and brown, about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • 14
  • 15
    Serve on a large platter with some warm pizza sauce, for dipping. Enjoy.
  • 16
    Chef’s Note: Sprinkle with some Parmesan and/or Italian herbs (optional).
  • 17
    Keep the faith, and keep cooking.