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Pizza Dip

A cheesy pepperoni pizza dip made with a cream cheese base and topped off with pizza sauce and plenty of gooey cheese!
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 320kcal
Author: Samantha Merritt

Ingredients

  • 16 oz cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 1 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese divided
  • 2 Tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper optional
  • 1 cup pizza/marinara sauce
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • Mini pepperonis
  • Corn chips crackers, and/or toasted baguette slices, for dipping.

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375F.
  • Combine softened cream cheese, 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and crushed red pepper in a large bowl.
  • Stir well, until completely combined.
  • Spread evenly into the bottom of an ungreased 9-10" pie plate or cast iron pan, making sure to press mixture up against the sides of the pan.
  • Spread evenly with marinara sauce.
  • Cover with remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese.
  • Top with mini pepperonis.
  • Bake on 375F for 25-30 minutes
  • Serve while hot, crispy baguette bites, crackers, and corn chips are all great dipping options!

Nutrition

Calories: 320kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 567mg | Potassium: 207mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 23.8% | Vitamin C: 2.6% | Calcium: 27% | Iron: 3.9%