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Pepperoni Pizza Dip

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I hope you all had a great New Year’s! As for me, I’m still sick – as soon as I got over my virus from last week, I was bombarded with a nasty ear infection and a cold…not at all the way I was hoping to ring in the new year. Since I wasn’t feeling well, hubby and I played it low-key and stayed in on New Year’s eve and spent a quiet evening together. We ordered out for dinner, but I did manage to drag myself into the kitchen to make this pizza dip so that we’d have something fun to snack on. I didn’t have any crusty Italian bread on hand, which is what I thought would really go well with this dip…so we just used tortilla chips and it was just as good. It’s very easy to make, and you can also prepare it a few days ahead of time and store it in the fridge until you’re ready to bake it. Don’t be afraid to change it up and add in your favorite pizza toppings – sausage, mushroom, pepper, pineapple – whatever your heart desires. Here’s to an extraordinary (and healthy!) 2011!

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. In a greased baking dish (I used a 7″ soufflé dish), layer the cream cheese, pizza sauce, cooked onion, garlic, pepperoni, and cheese, in that order.

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Bake 20-25 minutes or until the cheese is bubbly.

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Serve with crusty Italian bread or tortilla chips.

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Posted by on January 3, 2011.

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Categories: appetizers

19 Responses

  1. Great dip for game day!

    by Maria on Jan 3, 2011 at 12:06 pm

  2. Looks great!

    by Liz @ BLog is the New Black on Jan 3, 2011 at 12:12 pm

  3. This looks great! My kids and I make something similar, they love it! My sister makes with just cream of mushroom soup, cream cheese, chopped pepperoni and FR bread (It is so good that I imagine away all the calories!) My extended family goes crazy for it!
    Get and stay well in 2011!!

    by Souffle Bombay on Jan 3, 2011 at 12:29 pm

  4. Love pizza dip!

    by Jessica @ How Sweet on Jan 3, 2011 at 1:02 pm

  5. YUMMY! Looks fabulous!

    by Jenny Flake on Jan 3, 2011 at 2:04 pm

  6. I can tell already that my boys are going to be singing your praises when I make this for them. What a fun idea!

    by Cookin' Canuck on Jan 3, 2011 at 2:45 pm

  7. This one screams SUPER BOWL to me! Looks like I just found my new game day dip. I can’t wait to try it with some homemade, crispy garlic bread toast rounds, or even garlic bagel chips.

    by NanaBread on Jan 3, 2011 at 5:09 pm

  8. This would be great for the Super Bowl!!

    by Ingrid on Jan 3, 2011 at 8:16 pm

  9. Perfect for Super Bowl. My kids love this type of dip

    by Alison @ Ingredients, Inc. on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:16 am

  10. This looks great! I think I may need to give it a try – maybe using low fat cream cheese, since I think I could use a few lighter recipes during the next few weeks. 🙂

    by Liz (Little Bitty Bakes) on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:31 am

  11. I am in love. Seriously.

    by Katrina on Jan 4, 2011 at 9:16 pm

  12. Yum! I love pizza so I’m sure I’d love this. It looks so cheesy good! 🙂

    by Courtney on Jan 4, 2011 at 11:34 pm

  13. This is a keeper! So many variations you could make depending on your pizza preference! Love it!

    by shelly (cookies and cups) on Jan 5, 2011 at 8:51 am

  14. Oh wow! That looks great. Definitely would love it on a big slab of bread. Hope you are feeling better soon:)

    by Raina on Jan 5, 2011 at 10:33 am

  15. What an awesome idea for something fun to snack on. even though it’s still breakfast time, wish I had some of it right now.

    by Eliana on Jan 5, 2011 at 11:36 am

  16. This is pretty amazing… So sorry you weren’t feeling well over the holidays… Hope you’re back to 100% now and feeling great.

    by Jen @ My Kitchen Addiction on Jan 5, 2011 at 9:42 pm

  17. Pepperoni pizza in dip form? I’m all in!

    by Michelle @ Brown Eyed Baker on Jan 11, 2011 at 12:54 am

  18. oh wow, I am so making this for the superbowl… or when I get home tonight 😉

    by KRYSTAL on Jan 11, 2011 at 6:12 pm

  19. Sounds amazing, will be making this for the football on Saturday. One question tho, does the garlic and onion cook nicely or do you fry them first? Annabel x

    by Annabel on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:54 pm

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Hi there! I’m Tracy, and I live in upstate NY. My husband and I met in college and have been married since 2005. A Canning, baking, writing, photography, and even cleaning (yes, cleaning – it can be oddly relaxing), are all things that I enjoy. This blog brings all of those passions together – but […]more →