What’s for Dinner: Pizza Puffs

Pizza Puffs. Pizza Bites. Whatever you want to call it.

These Pizza Puffs are a great finger-food snack, or would be great as an appetizer for a party.

What you will need:

  • 1 and 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 and 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 and 1/2 cups of milk [I used 1% because that’s what I always have on hand]
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon of dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • Marinara sauce, for dipping
  • Non-stick cooking spray
  • Other pizza toppings of your choice [optional]

To make the Pizza Puffs:

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Spray non-stick cooking spray throughout your [non-stick] mini-muffin pan. I sprayed my non-stick pan just to be absolutely sure that they’d come out without a problem. 
  2. In a bowl, mix together your flour and baking powder. Next, add in the milk and egg. Stir to combine everything. Mix in your shredded mozzarella cheese, the oregano, basil, and garlic powder. This would also be where you would mix in your pizza toppings of choice, whether it be vegetables like mushrooms/peppers, or chicken/meat.
  3. Pour the batter, evenly, into the muffin pan, filling it about 2/3rds of the way full. They will rise!
  4. Bake in your preheated oven for about 25 minutes, until they are light golden brown on top.
  5. Note: You will probably end up with enough batter for two batches [for a 24-cup mini-muffin pan]: repeat with second batch!

Serve pizza puffs warm with warm marinara sauce for dipping.

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7 responses to “What’s for Dinner: Pizza Puffs”

  1. Christi says :

    These look great! Can't wait to try these with my kids, thanks for sharing!

  2. Summaiyah Hyder says :

    Thanks Christi! You and your kids will love it!

  3. Jeni IGOTTHISMARTHA says :

    Yummy! These sound like a great snack!

  4. Megan says :

    Visiting from TT&J Weekend Wrap Up. These look yummy. I like anything pizza related. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Summaiyah Hyder says :

    Thanks Jeni and Megan! They were a great snack. I found them to be the best served right out of the oven.

  6. Jeni IGOTTHISMARTHA says :

    I made these for dinner last night! They didn't turn out as pretty as yours, but they were tasty!

  7. Summaiyah Hyder says :

    Glad you tried them out [and you liked the taste!]. Appearance wise, what went wrong?

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