Mini Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Puffs Recipe

Mini Pepperoni Pizza Puffs in 30 Minutes are just like your favorite pizza in bite size! A simple recipe and a scrumptious lunch or game day appetizer. Can’t get much more fun than that. They freeze perfectly. Spritz them with water and either microwave them until heated or defrost and pop them in a 350°F oven for about 10 minutes.

Yields : 48 


2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 cup fresh shredded Parmesan cheese
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil (plus more to grease pans)
1 1/2 cups whole milk
2 eggs, beaten
2 cups shredded 4-cheese pizza blend
1 (5 ounce) package mini pepperoni rounds


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Reserve a hand full of pepperoni (about 1/4 cup).
  3. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder, seasoning, red pepper flakes, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, sugar, milk, and egg. Stir together with a fork. Mix in the pizza blend cheese and remaining pepperoni. Set aside.
  4. Prepare (2) 24 cup mini-muffin pans by greasing with olive oil (or spray with cooking spray).
  5. Mix batter and add 1 heaping tablespoon scoop to each muffin cup. Top each muffin with 2 or 3 of the reserved pepperoni. Bake until golden brown, approximately 20 minutes.
  6. Allow to cool for 5 minutes, remove from muffin tin and serve with favorite marinara sauce.


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