Bite-Sized Pepperoni & Sausage Pizza Puffs

July 31, 2013
Tasty Bite-Sized Pepperoni & Sausage Pizza Puffs are the perfect little pizza snack.  Whip them up for after school, a party, game day, or as a super fun lunchbox treat!

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Want tasty little bite-sized pizzas to snack on?  Well, then you've come to the right place.  Because these cute little Pepperoni & Sausage Pizza Puffs are just the perfect little pizza snack!  Prepared in mini muffin tins, they're a two-bite bit of pizza snacking fun.

And did I mention they're easy to make?

Oh, yes ... these tasty little cuties aren't just cute and yummy, they're easy too.  And don't you just love it when that happens?

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A while back, I had a group of friends over one afternoon for a "blog tasting party" ... I made a bunch of new-to-me dishes ... and they agreed to be my 'tasting' guinea pigs and give feedback about all the dishes.  It was sooo much fun!

Sometimes you just need a new set of taste buds to try out the recipes you're working with.  Plus, it was a fun way to spend time with friends, too.

Well, these Bite-Sized Pepperoni & Sausage Pizza Puffs were one of the definite 'keepers' from that day {along with Barbecue Roasted Mixed Nuts and Spiced Browned Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies}.

It's taken me a while to get around to sharing these yummies with you because they needed just a tad more tweaking.  That tweaking is done, and I'm 100% happy with them now!  And happy to share them with you.

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What my friends loved best about these Bite-Sized Pizza Puffs was they're a great snack for the kids.  They said their kids would gobble them up in a heartbeat.  And yep, ... they did!  I sent the leftovers home with one of my friends, and her two boys had them gone in a flash.

These are perfect for after school snacking.  Late night snacking.  A party nibble.  Game day.  Or even as a super fun lunchbox treat!

Serve them up with a little pizza sauce on the side for dipping, and dunk away to your heart's content.  How's that for easy bite-sized pizza snacking fun?

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Yield: 24 bites

Bite-Sized Pepperoni & Sausage Pizza Puffs

Tasty Bite-Sized Pepperoni & Sausage Pizza Puffs are the perfect little pizza snack. Whip them up for after school, a party, game day, or as a super fun lunchbox treat!
prep time: 20 Mcook time: 18 Mtotal time: 38 M


  • 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 3/4 c. milk
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 c. shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 c. (about 4 oz.) cooked & crumbled turkey sausage (I use Jimmy Dean pre-cooked sausage crumbles)
  • 1/2 c. turkey pepperoni slices, cut in quarters
  • Prepared pizza or spaghetti sauce


How to cook Bite-Sized Pepperoni & Sausage Pizza Puffs

  1. In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. Whisk in the milk and egg until just combined. Stir in the mozzarella cheese, Parmesan cheese, sausage crumbles, and pepperoni.
  2. Let the batter stand for 10 minutes, and then stir again.
  3. Spray the cups of a 24-cup miniature muffin pan with non-stick cooking spray. Spoon batter into the muffin cups, filling each cup to the top. Bake at 375 degrees for 16 to 18 minutes until puffed and golden brown on top.
  4. Serve with warmed pizza or spaghetti sauce for dipping.
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  1. Ooooh, these sound super yummy.

  2. Yum! I absolutely love appetizers...this looks just fabulous! This would be perfect to link up to my Create It Thursday post…it's live now!

  3. This is my kind of snack! It would be perfect for a game day app. Pinning!

  4. I can't wait to make these for my little boy! They will be such a nice treat. Thank so much for stopping by my first Less Laundry, More Linking Party.

  5. Looks great! I think my husband could probably eat the whole batch in a few minutes!

    1. Well, Lisa ... that has indeed happened with the hubby in this household. :-) Just all the more reason to make a double batch, right?

  6. These look, and sound, wonderful! Great photos too. Thanks so much for sharing at Weekend Potluck. Please come back soon.

  7. These look amazing!!! What a great little appetizer or party dish! They sound so good!

  8. These look really yummy! I think this will be perfect with football season coming up! Pinning!

  9. I really enjoyed your post. I just found you over at The Scoop and would love for you to come share at my From the Farm Blog Hop! It's a fun party that's just getting started for this week.

    Fresh Eggs Daily

  10. These look absolutely yummy! I'm definitely thinking football season menu :) Thanks sharing!so much for sh

  11. Love that these are kid friendly too. I am always looking for appetizer recipes that kids and adults will love. This is perfect.

  12. these looks absolutely amazing!

  13. Yum - I think I could eat the whole batch myself! Great recipe Tracey!

  14. Hi Tracey. This look awesome. Have you ever tried freezing them? I'm thinking in terms of make ahead for family get togethers and to have to pop a couple out as snack at anytime. Just wondered if maybe you had tried that. Thanks! Just found your blog and love it!

    1. Hi, Barbara! I have not tried freezing them ... but I would think it would work. Bake them, freeze them, thaw them ... then pop them back in the oven for a few minutes to warm them up. I've had success re-heating them from the refrigerator, so I say give freezing them a try!

    2. Thanks Tracey, I may just do that!

  15. Hi Can't wait to try them!! Hmmm!
    Can I freeze them??

  16. Looks so good! I'm sure these would make great little snacks to enjoy for myself or as appetizers for others. I'm definitely going to try them out. Thank you for sharing!

  17. Lots of tasty bites! Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party. Have an awesome week.


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