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A plate of pizza muffins made with crescent roll dough, pizza sauce, melted cheese and mini pepperoni.

Pizza Muffins

These pizza muffins are crescent roll cups filled with pizza sauce, cheese and pepperoni, then baked to golden brown perfection. A fun recipe for pizza bites that's the perfect appetizer, light meal or after school snack!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 167kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 1 tube crescent roll sheet dough
  • 1/2 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/3 cup mini pepperoni
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • cooking spray


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Coat 8 cups of a muffin pan with cooking spray.
  • Unroll the crescent roll sheet and cut into 8 squares.
  • Press one square of dough into each of the 8 muffin pan wells.
  • Spoon the sauce evenly among the muffin cups and top with the shredded cheese and pepperoni.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes or until dough is browned and cheese is melted.
  • Sprinkle with parsley and serve.


Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 272mg | Potassium: 74mg | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 1.1mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 0.6mg