HI. I made you a model new appetizer for your entire fall sport day and vacation wants that you simply’re significantly going to fall in love with. The workforce and I examined out this unbelievable pizza dip a few months again and couldn’t cease scooping up each tacky scrumptious chunk.

Should you can’t inform I’ve been attempting to up my appetizer sport (and my dip sport) with all the things from stuffed mushrooms to the perfect vegetarian buffalo dip, and this pepperoni pizza dip is the proper addition to any social gathering. This scrumptious, straightforward pizza dip has three kinds of cheese, creamy Greek yogurt, easy seasonings, and savory pepperoni in each chunk. You recognize by now that I like issues a bit further, so we’re topping this dip with some contemporary basil and a drizzle of sizzling honey. OBSESSED.

Identical to together with your favourite pizza combo, you possibly can have enjoyable mixing in distinctive toppings to essentially make this dip your personal. The choices are infinite! I’ve included a couple of of our favorites, plus loads of methods to serve all of it up. You’re going to like this one!

Every thing you’ll must make the perfect pizza dip

This sizzling, bubbly pepperoni pizza dip couldn’t be simpler to make with tremendous easy substances you would possibly even have already got readily available. Right here’s what you’ll must make it:

  • For the bread: I wish to slice up a French baguette and bake the slices with a bit olive oil, garlic powder and salt.
  • Cheese: the important a part of pizza dip? CHEESE after all. You’ll want cream cheese, shredded mozzarella or an Italian cheese mix, plus some grated parmesan or pecorino romano.
  • Sauce: use your favourite home made or store-bought pizza sauce.
  • Seasonings: you’ll simply want oregano, garlic powder, and salt to season the dip.
  • Pepperoni: it’s a real pizza dip with slices of pepperoni on each chunk.
  • For topping: I like so as to add contemporary basil ribbons and a drizzle of sizzling honey for a candy, spicy, savory taste.

mixing cheese to make homemade pizza dip

Make your personal sizzling honey

I like utilizing Mike’s Scorching Honey for ease, however you may as well make your personal sizzling honey proper at dwelling! Merely add 2 tablespoons honey and ½ teaspoon sizzling sauce (or a pinch of cayenne pepper) to a small bowl and microwave for 10-15 seconds. Then drizzle it on up!

unbaked pepperoni pizza dip in a skillet

Can I make it vegetarian?

Completely! Merely depart off the pepperoni and luxuriate in a daily cheese pizza dip. See beneath for much more scrumptious methods to customise this dip.

pizza dip in a skillet topped with pepperoni

Home made pizza dip in 4 steps

  1. Make the crostini. Begin by brushing your baguette slices with the olive oil or butter, garlic powder, and salt. Bake them till barely golden.
  2. Combine the cream cheese layer. Whereas the baguette slices are baking, combine collectively the cream cheese, greek yogurt, garlic powder, oregano & salt.
  3. Assemble the dip & bake. Unfold the cream cheese layer on the underside of a 9 inch skillet, add your pizza sauce, sprinkle on the cheeses, after which evenly layer the pepperoni. Then bake it up till it’s good and bubbly! I wish to put it underneath the broiler for 1-2 minutes as nicely.
  4. High & serve. Garnish with contemporary basil ribbons and drizzle on the new honey. Then serve with the crostini or something your coronary heart needs!

dipping bread in homemade pizza dip

Extra scrumptious pizza dip flavors

You’ll be able to’t go mistaken with pepperoni, however this pizza dip is nice for including your fav pizza toppings, too! Attempt mixing in and/or including any of the next to the dip for a novel twist:

  • The Monique: jalapeño, pineapple, black olives and mushrooms
  • The Abra: pesto, bacon or sausage, and pineapple
  • The Rebecca: pink onion, goat cheese and chopped pistachios

crostini in a skillet with pepperoni pizza dip

Our favourite methods to serve this pizza dip

This pizza dip is scrumptious with the toasted baguette slices from the recipe, however be happy to combine it up! We love serving it with:

  • Toasted pita
  • Crostini
  • Pita chips
  • Crackers
  • Naan bread
  • Pretzels

Storing & reheating suggestions

If in case you have any pizza dip left over, retailer it in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as 3-4 days. Reheat the portion you wish to eat in a microwave secure dish till it’s heated by.

pizza dip in a skillet with a crostini and a spoon

Extra scrumptious appetizers to attempt

Get all of my appetizer recipes right here!

I hope you like this pepperoni pizza dip! Should you make it make sure to depart a remark and a score so I understand how you preferred it. Get pleasure from, xo!

Scorching Honey & Basil Pepperoni Pizza Dip

dipping a crostini in pizza dip

Bubbly sizzling pepperoni pizza dip layered up with 3 kinds of cheese, contemporary basil, and a drizzle of sizzling honey. This straightforward pizza dip recipe has the proper mix of seasonings and is scrumptious with toasty bread, pita, crackers and extra. Nice for events, holidays, and sport days!


  • For the baguette:
  • 1
    french baguette, reduce into ½ inch diagonal slices
  • 1-2
    olive oil or melted butter
  • ½
    garlic powder
  • Salt for sprinkling
  • For the cream cheese & yogurt layer:
  • 8
    plain cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2
    plain greek yogurt
  • 1/2
    salt, plus extra to style
  • ½
    garlic powder
  • ½
    dried oregano
  • For the sauce layer:
  • 1
    (8 ounces) pizza sauce
  • For the cheese layer:
  • 1
    shredded mozzarella or italian cheese mix
  • ¼
    grated parmesan or pecorino romano cheese
  • ¼
    dried oregano
  • 18-20
    pepperoni slices
  • For topping:
  • 6
    basil leaves, reduce into ribbons
  • Scorching honey* (I take advantage of Mike’s Scorching Honey)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 levels F.

  2. In a small bowl, combine collectively olive oil/melted butter with garlic powder and salt; brush each side of the baguette with the combination. Add baguette slices to a big baking sheet and bake for 8-10 min till barely golden across the edges. Hold warmth within the oven.

  3. In a medium bowl, combine collectively the cream cheese, greek yogurt, salt, garlic powder and dried oregano till nicely mixed, clean and creamy.

  4. Unfold cream cheese yogurt combination on the underside of a greased 9 inch skillet or an 8×8 pan. Unfold 1 cup pizza sauce on high, then sprinkle each mozzarella/italian and parmesan cheese on high. Lastly high with pepperoni slices. Bake for quarter-hour or till the cheese is melted and bubbly. Place underneath the broiler for 1-2 minutes till the cheese is simply SLIGHTLY golden on the sides; be sure you watch VERY fastidiously as pepperoni can simply burn!

  5. Take away from the oven and drizzle with a bit sizzling honey after which high with basil ribbons. Use your crostini for dipping and luxuriate in! Serves 6-8.

Recipe Notes

*To make sizzling honey at dwelling (should you don’t have store-bought): add 2 tablespoons honey and ½ teaspoon sizzling sauce (or a pinch of cayenne pepper) to a small bowl and microwave for 10-15 seconds. Use as directed within the recipe.

Should you don’t wish to use crostini for dipping/serving: be happy to make use of a toasted pita, pita chips, naan bread or no matter your coronary heart needs.

See the total submit for suggestions, tips and methods to customise your pizza dip!


Servings: 8 servings

Serving dimension: 1 serving (based mostly on 8, with sliced baguette)

Energy: 343kcal

Fats: 21.6g

Saturated fats: 10.8g

Carbohydrates: 26.5g

Fiber: 1.9g

Sugar: 8.6g

Protein: 12.4g

Recipe by: Monique Volz // Formidable Kitchen | Images by: Eat Love Eats

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