Homemade Pizza Muffins: Ready to Eat in 30 Minutes!

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Are your kids always starving after school? Surprise them with these adorably delicious, pop in your mouth homemade pizza muffins.

My kids love these homemade pizza muffins and the funny part about it is, they happened on a fluke. They wanted pizza one night and I really just didn’t want to make homemade pizza from scratch.

So, instead, I mixed up a batch of pizza dough and placed little balls of dough into my muffin pans. Then, I poured on a little some and sprinkled on some cheese before baking.

They came out DELICIOUS and the kids have begged for them over and over again ever since. And honestly, I kinda like them myself.

These muffins are perfectly poppable and would make a great lunch for school, too!

So, the next time your kiddos are screaming for pizza, make a batch of these Homemade Pizza Muffins instead of rushing for delivery!

Homemade Pizza Muffins: Ready in Just 30 Minutes! | Food Life Design

Here’s the recipe:

Supplies needed:

Yield: 12 muffins

Homemade Pizza Muffins

Homemade Pizza Muffins 4
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes


  • Pizza dough
  • Pizza sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese
  • Choice of toppings, chopped or diced


  1. Prepare dough and sauce as directed in each recipe.
  2. Roll dough into 12 balls, approximately 2 inches in size.
  3. Preheat oven to 425 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Lightly grease a muffin pan.
  5. Press each ball of dough into the muffin cavities.
  6. Top each piece of dough with a tablespoon of pizza sauce, along with cheese and your choice of toppings.
  7. Place pizza muffins into the oven and bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown.
  8. Serve hot with extra pizza sauce.


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