Pepperoni Pizza Dip

Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword dip, party food, superbowl food
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 320kcal
Author Sam Merritt


  • 16 oz cream cheese softened to room temperature (453g)
  • 1 1/3 cup mozzarella cheese divided (147g)
  • 2 Tablespoons grated parmesan cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper optional
  • 1 cup pizza/marinara sauce 236ml
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 115g
  • Mini pepperonis
  • Dried oregano optional
  • Corn chips crackers, and/or toasted baguette slices, for dipping.


  • Preheat oven to 375F (190C).
  • Combine softened cream cheese, 1/3 cup (35g) mozzarella cheese, parmesan cheese, garlic powder and crushed red pepper in a large bowl.
  • Stir well, until completely combined.
  • Spread evenly into the bottom of a 9-10" pie plate or cast iron pan, making sure to press mixture up against the sides of the pan.
  • Top evenly with marinara sauce.
  • Cover with remaining 1 cup of mozzarella cheese and cheddar cheese.
  • Top with mini pepperonis and a light sprinkling of dried oregano (if desired).
  • Bake on 375F for 25-30 minutes
  • Serve while hot, crispy baguette bites, crackers, and corn chips are all great dipping options!


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 320kcal