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Homemade Pizza Poppers are filled with melted mozzarella cheese and mini pepperoni and then topped with an irresistible cheesy, garlic, butter glaze. Dipped in additional pizza sauce or ranch dressing, these are simply addicting! They are a fun, kid-friendly, finger food recipe for lunch, an after-school snack, or your next party! 

Pizza Poppers

Homemade Pizza Poppers are filled with melted mozzarella cheese and mini pepperoni and then topped with an irresistible cheesy, garlic, butter glaze. Dipped in additional pizza sauce or ranch dressing, these are simply addicting!

Equipment

  • Baking sheet
  • Non-stick spray or parchment paper
  • Knife
  • Spoon
  • Basting brush
  • Microwave safe dish

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can Refrigerated Crescent Dough Sheet
  • Mini pepperonis
  • Shredded mozzarella cheese
  • Pizza sauce
  • 1 Tablespoons Melted butter
  • ½ Teaspoon Garlic salt
  • Ranch dressing (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°
  • Roll the cresent dough sheet out (on parchment paper works best)
  • Cut the dough into 15 squares using a knife
  • Spoon in a small amount of pizza sauce in the middle of each square. Followed by some mozzarella cheese and about 3-4 mini pepperoni (eyeball this part)
  • Pinch the sides of the crescent dough squares together to form balls
  • Place the dough balls on a prepared baking sheet, seams down
  • Melt the butter and stir in the garlic salt
  • Generously coat each pepperoni popper with the garlic butter spread
  • Sprinkle more shredded mozzarella on top of eac popper
  • Bake for about 15 minutes or until the tops are golden
  • Serve with warm pizza sauce or cold ranch dressing for dipping!