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Inspired by a cheese pizza, this Pizza Dippers appetizer is the perfect party snack. Kids and adults alike will devour this easy Italian appetizer recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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prep:
20 mins
bake:
10 mins at 425°per batch
Servings:
10
Max Servings:
12
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Pizza Dippers

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  • Preheat oven to 425°F. Coat a 10-inch cast-iron skillet with 1 tablespoon of the oil. Place skillet in hot oven and heat for 10 minutes.

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  • Meanwhile, wrap and chill one portion of the Pizza Dough. On a lightly floured surface, roll the remaining dough portion into a 9-inch circle. Place a 6-ounce ramekin or custard cup upside down in center of dough circle. Press down on ramekin to cut a circle in dough; remove and discard small circle. Remove skillet from oven. Wrap the prepared dough around rolling pin; carefully unroll into hot skillet.

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  • Spread about 1/4 cup of the 20-Minute Marinara Sauce over pizza crust. Top with half of the pepperoni; sprinkle with 1/2 cup of the cheese.

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  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Loosen edge of pizza from side of skillet; carefully remove from skillet. Repeat with the remaining oil, dough, sauce, pepperoni, and cheese.

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  • Cut pizzas into thin wedges. Place a 6-ounce ramekin in the center of each pizza. Fill with the remaining sauce for dipping.

Nutrition Facts (Pizza Dippers)

230 calories; total fat 13g; saturated fat 4g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 7g; cholesterol 15mg; sodium 506mg; carbohydrates 21g; fiber 2g; sugar 2g; protein 8g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 243IU; vitamin c 8mg.

20-Minute Marinara Sauce

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  • Place tomatoes in a food processor or blender. Cover and process or blend until nearly smooth. Stir in basil; set aside.

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  • In a large skillet, cook and stir garlic in olive oil over medium heat until garlic is lightly browned. Stir in tomato mixture, red pepper, salt, and black pepper. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 10 minutes.

Pizza Dough

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  • In a small bowl combine warm water, oil, yeast, and sugar, stirring to dissolve yeast. Let stand about 10 minutes or until foamy.

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  • Meanwhile, in a medium bowl combine 1 cup of the flour and the salt. Stir yeast mixture into flour mixture until smooth. Stir in as much of the remaining flour as you can.

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  • Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead in enough of the remaining flour to make a moderately soft dough that is smooth but just slightly sticky (3 to 5 minutes total).

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  • Shape dough into a ball. Place in a lightly greased bowl, turning once to grease surface. Cover and let rise in a warm place until double in size (about 45 minutes).

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  • Punch dough down. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface. Divide in half. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. Use as directed in individual recipes.

Nutrition Facts (Pizza Dough)

94 calories; total fat 2g; saturated fat 0g; polyunsaturated fat 0g; monounsaturated fat 1g; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 118mg; carbohydrates 17g; fiber 1g; sugar 0g; protein 3g; trans fatty acid 0g; vitamin a 0IU; vitamin c 0mg.
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4 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 1