Who doesn't love a good slice of 'za? How about a fried piece of pizza? How about a ball of fried pizza- like, YUM! If this sounds like your kind of dish, you're in luck- because fried pizza poppers are so easy even us kitchen-shy college folk can make it (successfully) and it will have your friends begging you for more (that is, if you decide to share).

Fried Pizza Poppers

  • Prep Time:15 mins
  • Cook Time:15 mins
  • Total Time:30 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Medium


  • 1 can Pillsbury pizza dough
  • Pepperoni
  • 12 cubes Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup marinara sauce for dipping
  • 2 cups oil
  • 12 oz Parmesan cheese
sweet, chicken, meat
Photo by Alex Frank
  • Step 1

    Cut pizza dough into small circles.

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  • Step 2

    Place cubed Mozzarella cheese and pepperoni in dough and fold up.

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  • Step 3

    Fry poppers until golden (about 5-10 minutes).

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  • Step 4

    Sprinkle Parmesan cheese or other favorite toppings.

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  • Step 5

    Dunk it and enjoy!

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