Mini Pizza Muffins

I needed a quick, easy and kid friendly dinner the other night. I had a taste for pizza but my kids are not always fans of pizza (they were born in Georgia, unlike their Chicago born Chicago style pizza loving parents…please don’t hold it against them!) But, they do love muffins (with chocolate). I decided to make Mini Pizza Muffins (minus the chocolate) in hopes that they would eat it. Nope! They didn’t. But guess who did?!? ME!! and I really liked it!

The kids and I started out by making the pizza dough. We used our favorite recipe.

Love this! Laughing Coyote crawled over to Big Sis’s step stool, climbed up, grabbed the measuring scoop and “poured” it in! Such a great helper!

Roll the dough into a ball

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Roll it out with a rolling pin

Pick out a cookie cutter

Cut out circular shapes

Place the dough cut outs in GREASED mini muffin tins and push down on the dough to create a well

Grab whatever sauce you have on hand (or in your hand, ha ha ha, I’m hilarious! I know!)

Spoon a small amount of sauce into the dough wells

Top with grated mozzarella cheese and bake in the oven at 350° until cheese is melted and dough is cooked, about 15-20 minutes. Remove from pan with a knife and enjoy!

They are extremely yummy dipped in ranch dressing!

Mini Pizza Muffins - Delicious and easy, kid-friendly pizza muffins | Gathered In The Kitchen

Mini Pizza Muffins

Stephanie | Gathered In The Kitchen
Delicious and easy, kid-friendly pizza muffins
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people
Calories 300 kcal


  • 1 pizza dough Homemade:

    Or use a package of store-bought pizza dough

  • 1 jar pizza sauce
  • 2 c mozzarella cheese shredded


  • Preheat oven to 350°F
  • Grease mini muffin tins with spray vegetable oil
  • Roll out pizza dough on a floured surface with a rolling pin. Roll dough to 1/4" thick
  • Using a 4" circle cookie cutter, cut out circles
  • Place cut out circles in the mini muffin tins and press the middle of the dough with fingers to form it to the muffin tin
  • Fill with pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese and other toppings of choice
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, or until done


Calories: 300kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 15gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 29mgSodium: 1242mgPotassium: 365mgFiber: 3gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 743IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 204mgIron: 3mg
Keyword finger food, pizza
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