A Game Winning Super Bowl Snack

Super Bowl is less than a week away! Do you have plans to watch the big game? Truthfully, I’ll be paying more attention to the commercials and half time show than I will the actual game. Who’s playing again???

Look no further than the following recipe for Pizza Monkey Bread if you are in search of a Super Bowl snack that will score points with football fans of all ages. This pull-a-part bread, stuffed with fresh mozzarella, spicy pepperoni, and brushed with garlic butter will disappear long before the first commercial break. My kiddos love this recipe so much, they often offer to make it themselves. I call that a WIN 🏈

Pizza Monkey Bread

makes 64 pizza monkey bread bites

Ingredients

  • 2 packages refrigerated biscuits, each section quartered
  • 11 fresh mozzarella cheese sticks, cut into sixths or 12 oz. fresh mozzarella, cubed
  • 32 pieces of pepperoni, rounds cut in half
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • marinara sauce or pizza sauce for dipping

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Place butter and minced garlic in a microwave safe bowl and microwave until butter has melted. Brush the inside of the bundt pan (or other oven safe pan) with garlic butter mixture. Flatten quartered biscuit dough into a circle. Layer pepperoni and cheese on top of dough. Wrap the dough around the pepperoni and cheese, pinching well to seal. Repeat with remaining dough, pepperoni and cheese. Roll into a ball. Repeat Brush each pizza bite with the garlic butter mixture and place inside pan. Brush any remaining garlic butter over top of the pizza bites. Bake for 30 – 35 minutes. Let cool for 10 minutes. Turn bundt pan upside down over plate. Serve with a side of warm marinara or pizza sauce for dipping. Enjoy!


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