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Homemade pizza muffins recipe

Homemade Pizza Muffins Recipe

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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 16 mins
Total Time 36 mins
Course appetizers
Servings 24 pizza muffins
Calories 209 kcal

what you'll need
  

  • 13.8 oz tube pizza crust refrigerated
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese shredded, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1/2 cup mini pepperonis
  • 1/2 cup sausage cooked, crumbles
  • 1 cup pizza sauce or marinara sauce
  • dried oregano

let's do it
 

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and spray a mini muffin tin generously with cooking spray. Remove pizza crust from tube and unroll it. When unrolled, the dough will be in a smallish rectangle. Cut in half and roll the first half out on a lightly floured surface to approx. 10" x 14". The dough will be very thin. Using a 3 1/4" cutter, cut 12 circles out of the dough. Place a circle in the muffin tin creating a fluted edge that sticks up a bit above the top of the cup. Repeat with the remaining 11 circles then repeat the entire process with the remaining dough. You will now have dough in all 24 cups.
  • In a large bowl, stir together the shredded mozzarella, pepperoni, sausage and pizza sauce until well combined. Spoon about a heaping tsp of filling into the center of each pizza crust, dividing the entire amount evenly among the cups.
  • Bake 10-12 minutes or until cheese is melted and crust is golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

One Last Thing

Fontina, Gruyere, gouda or simple Italian blend cheeses are also great, gooey options if you want to mix it up from the typical mozzarella!

Nutrition

Calories: 209kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 9gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 999mgPotassium: 88mgFiber: 1gSugar: 3g
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