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5 from 2 votes

Football Pepperoni Pizza Dip

Super fun cheesy dip stuffed with pepperoni and topped with a pepperoni football perfect for the "big" game!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Main Dish
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 506kcal
Author: Julie Evink

Ingredients

  • 2 packages cream cheese, room temperature 8 oz, each
  • 1/2 c. mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 c. chopped pepperoni
  • 1 1/2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 25 pepperonis
  • 1 piece string cheese
  • Tortilla chips or Bread for dunking

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a pie plate with non-stick cooking spray or an 8x8 inch glass baking dish.
  • In a mixing bowl cream together cream cheese, mayo and garlic powder. Stir in chopped pepperoni and mozzarella cheese.
  • Spread mixture in the bottom of pie plate. Top with pepperonis to form a football shape. Slice string cheese into quarters the long way. Lay one strip on top of football shape. Slice the other three pieces of cheese in quarters and lay out to form the threads of football.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until the dip is golden brown and bubbly on edges.
  • Serve with Tortilla chips or bread.

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Notes

WHAT TO SERVE WITH PIZZA DIP
  • Tortillas chips
  • Small slices of bread like a baguette or Italian loaf
  • Veggie sticks like carrots and celery
CAN YOU MAKE IT AHEAD?
Yes, you can assemble the dip up to a day in advance and keep it in the refrigerator before you bake it. If you bake it cold from the fridge you may need to add additional baking time.

Nutrition

Calories: 506kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 17g | Fat: 47g | Saturated Fat: 20g | Cholesterol: 119mg | Sodium: 822mg | Potassium: 154mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1070IU | Calcium: 285mg | Iron: 0.7mg