We get it. Pizza is your favorite food. Cheesy, gooey and warm slices of pepperoni pizza make the hard days worth it. Well luckily for you, there are many types of ways to make and serve pizza. If you’re looking for a fun, easy recipe to create a pizza appetizer, then pepperoni pizza puffs are the thing for you. They are light and fluffy and overflowing with cheese. What more could you want? Plus, they’re snack size so you’ll have enough room left over for a slice or two of that deep dish later.


Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:20 minutes
  • Total Time:30 minutes
  • Servings:12 mini pizzas
  • Easy


  • 3/4 cup pepperoni
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 green or red pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup marinara
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1 cup cheese
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 4 individual cheese strings
Photo by Olivia Sandusky
  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375ºF and grease muffin tin. Mix together flour, baking powder, and spices.

  • Step 2

    Combine dry mixture with milk and egg, stir well.

  • Step 3

    Add in grated cheese, peppers, and pepperoni, stir well.

  • Step 4

    Fill muffin tins with mixture, then place string cheese chunk in each well. Cover the top of the beautiful string cheese with pizza filling.

  • Step 5

    Sprinkle pepperoni on top.

  • Step 6

    Bake for 20 minutes until they’re a sexy golden brown. Serve with warm marinara for a sensational dipping experience.