4 Cheese Pepperoni Pizza Bites are the perfect after school or family night treat. Kids are always hungry and as busy Moms we all get tired of hearing, “Mom, I am hungry! What’s to eat?”
My daughter was pretty hung up on those little frozen pizza bites. I kept bags of them in the freezer and when she and her friends got hungry I knew this would tide them over for an hour or so. Although my daughter and her friends loved the frozen bites, I was not so sure I was happy with what went in them. I do my best to stay away from ingredients that I can’t pronounce.
Imagine how happy I was when I found the recipe for homemade pepperoni bites. I knew my daughter and her friends would love them. I made a couple changes to the original recipe (don’t ask me where I got it, I really can’t remember!). The original recipe called for mozzarella and I while I am fan of mozzarella, I prefer a 4 cheese blend. One of the great things about this recipe is that you can make a few changes to please your family.
Here are a few things you will to make 4 Cheese Pepperoni Pizza Bites
Cute muffin papers (not necessary, but would be cute)
- 3/4 cup flour
- 3/4 tsp baking powder
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp Italian seasoning
- 3/4 cup milk
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1 cup Italian cheese blend (I used Sarrgento)
- 1/2 cup pepperoni, but in 1/4's
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees
- In medium bowl add, flour, baking powder, salt, garlic, Italian seasoning. Whisk until blended.
- Add milk and eggs, stir until just combined.
- Stir in cheese and pepperoni. Let sit for 10 minutes.
- Spray cups of 24 mini muffin pan with non-stick spray. Using a tablespoon, spoon batter in cups.
- Bake for 15 - 17 minutes or until golden.
- Serve warm with pizza sauce or sauce of your choice.
4 cheese pepperoni pizza bites can be made geared to your families liking. Here are a few things I have added:
- Chopped black olives
- Chopped mushrooms
- Italian Sausage, cooked
- Hamburger, cooked
We are a family who loves to play games and a snack like this is perfect for game night. I always make sure I have small bowls of pizza sauce or other dips for the bites. My daughter loves to dip hers in ranch dressing.
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