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Pizza Bites Appetizer

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Keyword cheddar cheese, chips and dip, mozzarella, party, pepperoni, sauce
Prep Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
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Total Time 2 hours 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Author Amy Williams mynameissnickerdoodle.com
Cost $8


  • 18 Rhodes Frozen Yeast Dinner Rolls
  • 36 Pearl Mozzarella Balls
  • 36 Pepperoni Slices
  • 5 TBSP Butter Melted
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 Cup Parmesan Finely Grated
  • 1 Cup Alfredo Sauce
  • 1 Cup Pizza Sauce


  • Place 18 frozen dinner rolls on a parchment lined baking sheet and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Thaw at room temperature for 2 hours.
  • Wrap the bottom of a 6" glass or ceramic bowl with foil.
  • In a 12" cast iron skillet place foiled lined bowl in the center. Remove bowl, but leave the foil in place.
  • Cut each roll in half.
  • With your fingers, flatten out one half and place a pepperoni slice and pearl mozzarella in the center.
  • Wrap dough around filling and pinch it closed.
  • Starting at the outer edge of the cast iron pan, place the dough ball (pinch side down). You will create two rows of rings with the remaining dough and filling.
  • Preheat your oven to 375 and let the dough rest for 10 minutes with the oven is heating.
  • Bake for 20 minutes
  • While your pizza bites are baking, mix together your melted butter and garlic powder.
  • Remove pan from the oven and take out the foil bowl.
  • Brush bites with butter mixture then sprinkle evenly with Parmesan cheese.
  • Place bake in the oven and bake for another 5 minutes.
  • Add your original glass bowl to the center and mix together the Alfredo sauce and pizza sauce. The warmth from the pan with heat up your dipping sauce slightly.
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!