Pizza puffs are the new rage all over the social media. If you haven't heard of it I encourage you to try it at least once. For all the vegetarians and all those observing Lent please omit the pepperoni and go for the veggie option like in the normal pizza. Just make sure to chop it fine.
A mess free pizza in bite size version without too much work . Simply mix and bake is all you have to do.Thanks to Rachael Ray for the recipe.
Ideal for kids parties, movie night ,grab and go snack or in-between practices' for your kids. Filling and mess free car snacks.... Can World favorite pizza get any better than this!
All purpose flour - 3/4 th cup
Baking powder 1/2 tsp
Pepperoni - 15 to 20 (chopped)
Cheese grated - 1 cup ( a mix of mozzarella , sharp cheddar and 1 tbsp of Parmesan)
Red chili flakes - 1/2 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1/2 tsp
Italian seasoning - 2 tsp
Green bell pepper- 1/4 of 1 (chopped )
Egg-1 lightly beaten
Milk -1/2 cup-3/4 cup
First mix the flour ,baking powder and spices together.Then add milk and egg whisk until combined .Add the cheese,pepperoni, bell pepper mix until combined.Let it stand for 10 minutes. Scoop into the lined muffin tray and bake at 375 F for 20- 25 minutes until top is golden brown.
Serve it with soup and salad for week night dinner or as a snack with some warm marinara sauce.
Note : Makes around 24 mini muffins.
I used a regular muffin tray and it yielded around 7 muffins.
Hope you like it
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Virtually Homemade: Individual Cheese Quesadilla Pizzas
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In Jennie's Kitchen: Easy, Homemade Pizza Dough
The Blue Apron Blog: Our Favorite Pizza Toppings
The Sensitive Epicure: Mini Deep Dish Polenta Pizzas (Gluten-Free)
FN Dish: Homemade Pizza Comfort by the Slice