Total Time
30mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Found in an early 90's Food&Wine cookbook; I think my husband will love this one:)

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 226.79 g package cream cheese, softened
  • 4.92 ml italian seasoning
  • 226.79 g packageshredded mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 118.29 ml pizza sauce
  • 78.07 ml finely chopped pepperoni or 78.07 ml bell peppers or 78.07 ml olive (for "pizza with the works" dip) (optional)
  • parmesan cheese, for topping (optional)
  • soft breadsticks or wedges of prebaked pizza dough or pita bread, triangles or cracker, for dipping

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350*F.
  2. Beat the cream cheese and Italian seasoning until well blended; spread onto the bottom of a 9" pie plate.
  3. Top with 1 cup of the cheese and the pizza sauce; sprinkle with the remaining cheese and desired toppings and Parmesan cheese (if using).
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the mixture is thoroughly heated and the cheese is melted.
  5. Serve hot.
Most Helpful

5 5

This pizza dip is great! I forgot to chop my pepperoni, but no matter - I topped it like a pizza. I may have used a little more sauce, but otherwise followed the recipe as written. Served with toasted baguette slices, this makes a hearty, filling appy! Thanks for sharing, JamesDean'sGirl!

5 5

I have made this for years. I add a finely diced topping into it before the second cheese layer. Green pepper, onion, or mushrooms!