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Extra Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Dip – Skillet Dip

Craving pizza but want something new?  Check out this extra cheesy pepperoni pizza dip with thin crust chips for dipping all the cheesy goodness!

Extra Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Skillet Dip | Take Two Tapas

Is it possible to improve pizza?  I think I have discovered a way.  Pepperoni Pizza Dip!

So as a kid I was always a cheese pizza fan. Who isn’t a fan?  It’s a blank canvas like water.  The basis of most drinks is water so if you drink anything it is safe to say you like water.  The same logic applies to pizza.  You like any topping on your pizza and you like cheese pizza.  

My kids always make me laugh, and I by laughing I meant that I am extremely frustrated when they tell me that they don’t like cheese, they only eat pepperoni.

I want to scream “If you like pepperoni pizza, you like cheese!”  They look at me like I am Linda Blair and my head is spinning around and I am vomiting pea soup.  Probably not the smartest choice of visual while I am trying to get you to make this pizza dip, huh?

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Baked Pizza Dip in a Skillet

So the pepperoni battle continues.  The hubs and I prefer veggie pizza.  Don’t get me wrong, I still like pepperoni and all other types of pizza except mushroom and deep dish.  It’s just too much for me.  

My boys are in the middle of a growth spurt so I order two pepperonis for them (1 each, but they could eat 2 each, boys!) and I order one thin crust veggie for hubby and me.  We prefer thin crust as the crispiness of the crust pairs well with the cheese and roasted vegetables.

As an experiment to see if could get the boys to eat pepperoni pizza but in a different form and explain to them that it’s all about the cheese, I decided to make a pizza dip.  Sort of like a deconstructed pizza.  

The toppings are simmered in a skillet and the crust functions as crackers to scoop the melty dip into your mouth.  How do you think it turned out?

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Craving pizza but want something new? Check out this extra cheesy pepperoni pizza dip with thin crust chips for dipping all the cheesy goodness! Extra Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Skillet Dip with think crust crackers Recipe | Take Two Tapas

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It can only turn out one way when you are adding garlic and herb cheese spread, cream cheese, and fresh mozzarella.  Very cheesy!  Throw in my Homemade Italian Seasoning Mix, some sauce, and some thin-sliced pepperoni for a cool look, and use a thin crust broken into chips for dipping and you have a masterpiece.  

These crust chips are amazing! I made something similar to crust for my Pizza Nachos this past summer but this time I used a par-baked thin crust.

The bonus for using a par-baked crust is that you don’t have to roll out the dough and get your hands all sticky and your counter all messy.  So basically, less cleaning which is always a plus, but will the kids like it?  I also use pizza crust in my Arrabbiata Skillet Dip with Sausage.  They are my new favorite chips!!

They didn’t get a chance to taste the pizza dip because I ate half of it after I took all these pictures and took the other half to a party that night.  Nothing remained except the skillet.  

Guess it was a success for the regular people.  I will have to make it again for the kids and let you know how it turns out.

This pizza dip stays warm outside.  Just put your skillet on the grill when you are tailgating!

Craving pizza but want something new? Check out this extra cheesy pepperoni pizza dip with thin crust chips for dipping all the cheesy goodness! Extra Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Skillet Dip with think crust crackers Recipe | Take Two Tapas

The thin and crispy pizza dough chips make this Pepperoni Pizza Dip a huge hit!

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Extra Cheesy Pepperoni Pizza Skillet Dip

Yield: 8 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Craving pizza but want something new? Check out this extra cheesy pepperoni pizza dip with thin crust chips for dipping all the cheesy goodness!

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 5 ounces Boursin cheese spread
  • 1 tablespoon Italian Seasoning
  • 8 ounces fresh mozzarella (diced)
  • 1 cup Italian blend cheese (shredded)
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 20 slices pepperoni
  • 1 par-baked thin crust pizza crust

Instructions

  1. Cook the thin pizza crust per package directions without the toppings.
  2. Mix the cream cheese, cheese spread, and Italian Seasoning.
  3. Spread in the bottom of a 10 inch cast iron skillet or pie dish.
  4. Spread 1/2 the fresh mozzarella over the spread.
  5. Spread the pizza sauce over the cheeses.
  6. Cover with shredded cheese, fresh mozzarella, and pepperoni slices.
  7. Bake at 350 for 20 minutes or until golden bubbly.
  8. Serve with your pizza crust crackers.

Notes

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 336Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 75mgSodium: 756mgCarbohydrates: 10gFiber: 1gSugar: 3gProtein: 15g

This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.

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