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Scorching Honey & Basil Pepperoni Pizza Dip

HI. I made you a model new appetizer for your entire fall recreation day and vacation wants that you just’re severely going to fall in love with. The crew 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 making an attempt to up my appetizer recreation (and my dip recreation) with every thing from stuffed mushrooms to the most effective vegetarian buffalo dip, and this pepperoni pizza dip is the right addition to any social gathering. This scrumptious, straightforward pizza dip has three varieties of cheese, creamy Greek yogurt, easy seasonings, and savory pepperoni in each chunk. You recognize by now that I like issues a bit of additional, so we’re topping this dip with some contemporary basil and a drizzle of sizzling honey. OBSESSED.

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

scooping pizza dip with bread

Every little thing you’ll have to make the most effective pizza dip

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

  • For the bread: I prefer to slice up a French baguette and bake the slices with a bit of 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 selfmade 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 individual sizzling honey

I really like utilizing Mike’s Scorching Honey for ease, however you can even make your individual 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 go away off the pepperoni and revel in a daily cheese pizza dip. See under for much more scrumptious methods to customise this dip.

pizza dip in a skillet topped with pepperoni

Do-it-yourself 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 prefer to put it beneath the broiler for 1-2 minutes as properly.
  4. Prime & serve. Garnish with contemporary basil ribbons and drizzle on the new honey. Then serve with the crostini or something your coronary heart wishes!

Extra scrumptious pizza dip flavors

You’ll be able to’t go fallacious 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 singular 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 at liberty to combine it up! We love serving it with:

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

Storing & reheating ideas

When you’ve got 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 need to eat in a microwave secure dish till it’s heated by way of.

pizza dip in a skillet with a crostini and a spoon

Extra scrumptious appetizers to strive

Get all of my appetizer recipes right here!

I hope you like this pepperoni pizza dip! Should you make it make sure you go away a remark and a ranking so I understand how you appreciated 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 varieties of cheese, contemporary basil, and a drizzle of sizzling honey. This straightforward pizza dip recipe has the right mix of seasonings and is scrumptious with toasty bread, pita, crackers and extra. Nice for events, holidays, and recreation days!


  • For the baguette:
  • 1
    french baguette, lower 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, lower into ribbons
  • Scorching honey* (I exploit 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. Maintain warmth within the oven.

  3. In a medium bowl, combine collectively the cream cheese, greek yogurt, salt, garlic powder and dried oregano till properly 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 prime, then sprinkle each mozzarella/italian and parmesan cheese on prime. Lastly prime with pepperoni slices. Bake for quarter-hour or till the cheese is melted and bubbly. Place beneath the broiler for 1-2 minutes till the cheese is simply SLIGHTLY golden on the sides; be sure you watch VERY rigorously as pepperoni can simply burn!

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

Recipe Notes

*To make sizzling honey at dwelling (in case 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 need to use crostini for dipping/serving: be at liberty to make use of a toasted pita, pita chips, naan bread or no matter your coronary heart wishes.

See the total put up for ideas, methods and methods to customise your pizza dip!


Servings: 8 servings

Serving measurement: 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

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