Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

You knew there was something coming up to use that delicious Homemade Garlic Pizza Sauce. Well here it is. Pepperoni Pizza Puffs. I have to admit. I have to admit, I was very excited about all of the miniature food involved in this recipe. Not only are these bites baked in a mini muffin pan, but they use mini pepperonis! If you haven’t seen them at your store, trust me, they’re too cute to pass up!

I love that you could throw anything in these pizza bites. I went with mini pepperoni because I just couldn’t resist. I think some green peppers would be really good as well.

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Ingredients:

3/4 cup flour
3/4 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp dried oregano
3/4 cup milk
1 egg, lightly beaten
4 oz mozzarella cheese, shredded (about 1 cup)
4 oz pepperoni, diced (about 1 cup)
1/2 cup pizza sauce (homemade or store-bought)
2 Tbsp. fresh basil, finely diced.

Directions:

Preheat oven to 375 F. Grease a 24-cup mini muffin pan. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder and oregano; whisk in the milk and egg. Stir in the mozzarella and pepperoni; let stand for 10 minutes.

Stir the batter and divide among the mini-muffin cups. Bake until puffed and golden, 20 to 25 minutes.

Warm the pizza sauce, then stir in 1 tablespoon basil. Sprinkle the puffs with the remaining 1 tablespoon basil. Serve the puffs with the pizza sauce for dipping.

Recipe from Gimme Some Oven

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5 Responses to “Brie Bites”

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    MrsPresley — December 18, 2007 at 3:13 am

    i love brie with fruit preserves! what a great appetizer idea 🙂

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    Dori — December 18, 2007 at 3:31 am

    i’m so stealing this idea for my next party!

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    Katie — December 18, 2007 at 12:08 pm

    What a fabulous idea! A large wheel of brie can be so messy. These are just perfect! LOVE IT!

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    BMK — December 18, 2007 at 1:56 pm

    These look really great. I love the idea of the mini bites. So much easier to serve.

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    gaga — December 7, 2008 at 6:17 pm

    Yum, yours look much better than mine. Maybe I will try again next time with premade cups. Thanks for sharing it with me.

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