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Pepperoni Pizza Dip – This irresistible dip takes all the beloved flavors of a classic pepperoni pizza and transforms them into a creamy, gooey, and utterly delicious appetizer. Whether you’re hosting a game day gathering or simply craving some cheesy indulgence, this recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.
Why You Should Try It:
Our Pepperoni Pizza Dip is the perfect addition to any gathering. It’s quick and easy to make, and its combination of cream cheese, pizza sauce, pepperoni, and melted mozzarella cheese makes it a savory sensation. Whether you’re entertaining guests or enjoying a cozy night in, this dip is a must-try.
Why You’ll Love This:
This dip captures all the flavors of a classic pepperoni pizza in every creamy, cheesy bite. The cream cheese base is seasoned with oregano, red pepper flakes, and garlic powder for that signature pizza taste. Topped with pizza sauce, pepperoni, scallions, green peppers, and a generous layer of melted mozzarella cheese, it’s an appetizer that’s bursting with flavor and perfect for sharing.
What to Serve With This Recipe:
Serve your Pepperoni Pizza Dip with an assortment of dippable options like Ritz crackers, tortilla chips, breadsticks, or fresh vegetable sticks. It’s a versatile dip that pairs well with a variety of dippers.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Can I make this dip ahead of time and reheat it?
Yes, you can prepare the dip in advance and reheat it in the oven until it’s hot and bubbly before serving.
What other dippers can I use besides Ritz crackers?
This dip pairs well with a variety of dippers, including tortilla chips, breadsticks, pita bread, or fresh vegetable sticks.
Can I use a different type of cheese?
While mozzarella is traditional, you can experiment with other cheeses like cheddar or a cheese blend to suit your taste.Print
1 package cream cheese, softened (8 oz)
1/2 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon crushed dried oregano
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 cup pizza sauce
3/4 cup chopped pepperoni
1/4 cup sliced scallions
1/4 cup chopped green pepper
3/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
In a small mixing bowl, beat the softened cream cheese until smooth. Add the sour cream, dried oregano, crushed red pepper flakes, and garlic powder. Mix until well combined.
Spread this creamy mixture evenly in a 9-inch pie plate, preferably glass or stoneware.
Next, spread the pizza sauce over the creamy base.
Sprinkle the chopped pepperoni, sliced scallions, and chopped green pepper evenly over the sauce.
Bake in a preheated 350-degree Fahrenheit (175°C) oven for 10 minutes.
Remove the dip from the oven and top it with the shredded mozzarella cheese.
Return the dip to the oven and bake for an additional 10-15 minutes or until the cheese is melted, and the mixture is bubbling lightly and heated through.
Serve your Pepperoni Pizza Dip with Ritz crackers or your favorite dippers.
Feel free to customize your dip by adding other pizza toppings like black olives, sliced mushrooms, or diced onions.
Keep an eye on the dip while baking to prevent over-browning of the cheese.
- Prep Time: 10 minutes
- Cook Time: 15 minutes
- Category: Main Course
- Cuisine: American
Keywords: Pepperoni Pizza Dip