Pizza Muffin Bites
Ready to bake dough, marinara and mozzarella cheese cooked to perfection in a muffin pan, make these mini pizza bites an easy and delicious appetizer.
- 1 Trader Joe's ready to bake pizza dough (refrigerated section) *crescent rolls or Pillsbury biscuits could also work.
- 1 cup marinara sauce
- 12 small mozzarella balls or slivers of fresh mozzarella cheese
- 1/4 cup cup flour
- 1/2 cup shredded cheese (optional)2-3 fresh basil leaves ( optional)
- 2-3 fresh basil leaves ( optional)
Take out the dough out of the plastic and let it rest for 20 minutes at room temperature.
Meanwhile turn on the oven to 425 degrees.
Sprinkle your working station with a little bit of flour and roll the dough into a long log. Cut the dough into 12 even sections. Roll each section into a small circle.minutes.
Carefully place the dough circles inside each muffin cup.*
Add the mozzarella ball to each muffin cup.
Spoon 1/2 tablespoon of marinara sauce over each muffin.
Place in the oven for 10 minutes. Take out the muffins, sprinkle each with cheese and place back in the oven for another 2 minutes.
*If using a non-stick muffin pan you do not need to spray the pan before use. Spray the pan with oil or butter if your muffin pan is not non stick.