August 1, 2015 |

Trending Recipe: Pizza Dip

By Mandy Wolf Detwiler


If you’ve been on social media lately, you’ve probably noticed a viral video making a pizza dip. We decided to try our hand at making one ourselves.

Pizza Dip
 
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Ingredients
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • ⅛ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ cup pizza sauce
  • 25 pepperoni slices
  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella, divided
  • ⅛ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • Italian seasoning, to taste
  • Fresh basil leaves, chiffonade for garnish
Instructions
  1. In a mixing bowl, use your proprietary sauce and mix with garlic powder, Italian seasoning and crushed red pepper flakes. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, mix cream cheese, sour cream and ½ cup of the shredded mozzarella.
  3. Place the cream cheese mixture into the bottom of a 6-inch ramekin or pie plate.
  4. Top with ½ the pizza sauce.
  5. Place half the pepperoni atop the sauce, and top that with ¼ cup shredded mozzarella.
  6. Add another layer of pepperoni, and top with remaining mozzarella cheese.
  7. Bake at 425 F until the cheese is melted and bubbly.
  8. Serve with crostini (we dipped ours in garlic butter and baked in the pizza oven until browned).

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