PIZZA BITES

 

  • Cooking Time: 20
  • Servings: 48 bites
  • Preparation Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 2 recipes pizza dough (or 2 cans refrigerated pizza dough)
  • 8 oz block mozzarella cheese
  • 4 oz thin sliced pepperoni
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning (combine oregano, basil, parsley, and garlic)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tbsp grated Parmesan cheese
  • pizza or marinara sauce

Directions

  • Prepare pizza dough and roughly chop pepperoni. Cut block of mozzarella into 48 cubes.
  • If you are going to bake some (or all!) right away preheat oven to 400°F. Grease 3 pie pans.
  • If using refrigerated pizza dough: roll one dough out into a large rectangle and cut into 24 pieces. Repeat with 2nd pizza dough. If using homemade dough just pinch off walnut sized pieces as you go.
  • In each dough piece place a couple pieces of chopped pepperoni and a cube of cheese. Seal dough around meat and cheese and place seam side down in pie pan.
  • Repeat, placing approximately 16 dough balls in each pie plate.
  • Once assembled, combine oil and spices and brush over the dough. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
  • Now you can cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate or freeze or you can bake right away.
  • When ready to bake: bake at 400°F for 16-20 min. Serve with warm pizza or marinara sauce.

Notes

from: Chaos in the Kitchen

Categories: Appetizer  Snack 

Author Credit: Chaos in the Kitchen

Website Credit: http://chaosinthekitchen.com/2008/10/party-food-pizza-in-a-bite/

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