Pepperoni and Cream Cheese Pizza Dip features all the delicious flavors and textures of a classic pepperoni pizza—but in a cheesy, saucy dip!
It’s just the right balance of savory pepperoni, gooey cheese, and tangy marinara sauce, with a touch of garlic and dried herbs.
This pizza dip recipe comes together in one pan for easy oven-to-table serving, making it an easy option for feeding a crowd. Talk about perfect game-day food!
Why KJ Loves
Pepperoni and Cream Cheese Pizza Dip
Momma Mia this dip is GOOD! Talk about an easy, scrumptious appetizer that will disappear before your eyes. Brace yourselves for this one – you’re going to need all the self control to not eat it all!
Pepperoni & Cream Cheese Pizza Dip Ingredients
Use your favorite marinara sauce for this pizza dip recipe.
We’ll use a combination of cream cheese and mozzarella cheese. Go full-fat here (don’t you dare skimp!).
A combination of thyme and parsley gets folded into the cream cheese for extra flavor.
Garlic helps bring the cream cheese to life.
Grab your favorite pepperoni slices for this recipe. Want something a little extra special? Get them freshly sliced from the deli counter!
How to Make Pizza Dip
Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
Mix the cream cheese, dried herbs, and garlic in a small bowl until combined.
Pour the marinara sauce into a 3 /12 quart baking dish or 12-inch skillet. Dollop the cream cheese mixture over the top. Evenly arrange the pepperoni slices over the top and then sprinkle on the mozzarella cheese.
Bake until the cheese is golden brown and bubbly.
…anddd get ready to serve up a hit.
Serve this pepperoni and cream cheese dip with garlic bread, crackers, or breadsticks.
Check out your local grocery store’s bakery department for pre-made garlic bread crisps! (Walmart has some delicious ones!)
Make sure to serve pizza dip straight from the oven in the same baking dish or skillet you bake it in. This appetizer is best served hot and melty 😍
Cream Cheese Pizza Dip FAQ
Can this appetizer be made in advance?
Yes, you can make pizza dip in advance! Simply follow the assembly instructions, cover with plastic wrap, and store in the refrigerator until ready to bake and serve.
Take the pan out of the fridge 10-15 minutes before you want to bake it, so it can warm up a little bit before you put it in the oven.
What is pizza dip made of?
Pizza dip is an appetizer made of cream cheese, mozzarella, marinara sauce, and pepperoni. It can also include ingredients like herbs and garlic for extra flavor.
How long does pizza dip last?
Pizza dip should be stored in the refrigerator. It can last up to 2-3 days. To reheat, put the pan back in the oven or cover and microwave.
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