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Easy Pizza Dippers

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the kids loved these buttery, cheesy pepperoni pizza dippers, but I secretly did too! ohsweetbasil.com

I HATE trying to think up fun kid crafts. I’m just not creative enough to cut out animals and create an entire zoo made from food, or buy gobs of glitter and create amazing Elsa beds like our little one just did at a birthday party (which by the way sweetest mom ever for taking that on and being so honest about how it took way longer than the promised 10 minutes). I’m just not a cool mom. I’d rather let them spray shaving cream (one ingredient and easy cleanup) on a table, or paint the driveway with chalk. But I’m working on it. I love letting the girls be creative even though I’m so not. So, while I can’t be a pinterest mom like everyone else, and I’m actually totally fine with that, I can at least make a yummy, kid friendly snack for the girls to chow down on with their friends after school. These easy pizza dippers are totally more my style.

the kids loved these buttery, cheesy pepperoni pizza dippers, but I secretly did too! ohsweetbasil.com

I especially like that I can set out the ingredients and let the kids go to town on making them and then all I have to do is bake them. As our oldest would say, “win-win!”. Plus clean up is a cinch. Gosh, my mom deserves a medal for the amount of dishes she did for 5 kids growing up. No wonder we had the rule to put our own dishes in the dish washer! Ps, I love it when cheese bakes onto something, like a casserole that cheese bubbles up on the sides or onto a pan. It’s my favorite. Don’t tell me you don’t pick it off and eat it too…

Is Pizza Sauce and Pasta Sauce the Same Thing?

Pizza sauce and spaghetti sauce are made with the same main ingredients.

The spices vary but the sauces could be used interchangeably.

Does Pepperoni Have to Be Refrigerated?

Pepperoni, whole and unopened, can be stored indefinitely in the refrigerator or up to 6 weeks in the pantry.

Once it is opened, it must be refrigerated and will keep for up to 3 weeks.

Easy Pizza Dippers

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the kids loved these buttery, cheesy pizza dippers, but I secretly did too! ohsweetbasil.com

Easy Mini Pizza Dippers

4.67 from 3 votes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 8 -16 servings (see note)


  • 1 Package Pillsbury Biscuits
  • 2 Cups Mozzarella Cheese cut in chunks (we use more and have gobs of cheese, but it's up to you)
  • Pepperoni quartered
  • 4 Tablespoons Butter melted
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan Cheese powdered
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic Salt with Parsley
  • Marinara for dipping


  • Heat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Lightly spray a cookie sheet.
  • Press each biscuit out into a flat circle, and place two chunks of cheese and a couple pepperoni pieces on half of the dough, then fold the dough over and pinch closed.
  • In a bowl, combine the parmesan and garlic salt.
  • Roll the dough in butter and then in the cheese and place on the cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes or until golden.
  • Serve immediately with warmed marinara.


You can pull the biscuits apart and create 2 dippers from one biscuit to lessen the bread and create double the servings.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Mini Pizza Dippers
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 115
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 22.8mg8%
Carbohydrates 4.5g2%
Fiber 0.1g0%
Sugar 0.4g0%
Protein 5g10%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Which one of the Pillsbury Rolls did you use. Looks like something to make with my Great-grand-daughters. I also like the Rhodes rolls, use them to make Magleby’s Rolls.

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    • Loved the pizza dippers, but the garlic salt was TOO MUCH! Way too salty. Next time I’ll plan on using garlic powder instead.

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      • You can definitely do that to reduce the saltiness! Thank you for the feedback!

  • These were AWESOME!!!

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  • I like the garlic salt you added with the cheese, I think I’ll try this with a pizza as well.

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    • We love brushing our crust with the mixture for pizzas. Hope you do too!

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  • It might be better with canned pizza dough!!

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    • Any dough would probably be yummy 🙂

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  • I would like to try these but with homemade bread. The cans are fast but all the additives.

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  • Looks yummy! My son will love these!

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  • These are so clever! Perfect activity for kids in the kitchen.

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  • How irresistible!

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  • Yum! These look so awesome! I made stuffed pziza rolls with rhodes dough, but not having to wait for any rise with pillsbury biscuits seems even more wonderful!

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    • Ohhhh, good idea! Duh, why didn’t I think of Rhodes too?!

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  • SO perfect Carrian, and SO cheesy! Even this grownup would inhale these bad boys.

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    • And sadly I did. Haha, our little one left one of hers and we can’t waste right?

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  • OMG!! I am totally craving these for breakfast!!!

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    • A breakfast version… now you’re talkin’!

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  • Easy and I like that for family meals.

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    • Me too. Especially lately. I think I’ve become a lazy bones now that it’s slowly warming up.

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  • The cheese….the easy…the pizza..I am ALL over this recipe! Pinned!

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    • thanks girl!

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