Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Bites

Raven Higheagle


Bite size meals are the perfect toddler lunch option.

The best part? These freeze and reheat fantastically. I freeze them in a gallon size freezer bag and pull out 4-6 of them at a time. Spritz them with water and either microwave them until heated or defrost and pop them in a 350 degree oven for about 10 minutes. Packed with Italian seasoning these bites are flavorful, moist and delicious.


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Makes 48 Mini Muffins
15 Min
20 Min


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  • 2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2 Tbsp
    italian seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 c
    fresh shredded parmesan cheese
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    extra virgin olive oil (plus more to grease pans)
  • 1 1/2 c
    whole milk
  • 2 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 2 c
    shredded 4-cheese pizza blend
  • 1 pkg
    (5 ounce) mini pepperoni rounds
  • 1 jar(s)
    pizza sauce, for dipping

How to Make Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Bites


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare (2) 24 cup mini-muffin pans by greasing with olive oil (or spray with cooking spray).
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, seasoning, red pepper flakes, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, sugar, milk and egg. Stir together with a fork.
  3. Mix in the pizza blend cheese and pepperoni. Set aside.
  4. Mix batter and add 1 heaping tablespoon scoop to each muffin cup.
  5. Bake until golden brown, approximately 20 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, remove from muffin tin and serve with favorite marinara sauce.

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