Pepperoni Pizza Bombs

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 1x
  • Category: Pizza Bombs, Appetizer
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Italian


Easy homemade Pepperoni Pizza Bombs made with real pizza dough make great appetizers for any party or game day.



  • 2 envelopes pizza dough mix or a double batch of mypersonal pizza dough recipe
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 cup Ragu Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Onion sauce
  • 13.5 package pepperoni slices
  • 3/4 pound whole milk mozzarella cheese diced
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4 tablespoons melted butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Prepare an 8 x 8-inch baking pan by layer it with parchment paper and greasing it with the olive oil.
  3. Prepare the pizza dough following the instructions on the package.
  4. Place dough in a warm spot like the microwave for 10 minutes to rise.
  5. Mix garlic with melted butter and set aside.
  6. For each Pizza Bomb pinch off a golf ball size of dough, roll into a ball then flatten into a circle.
  7. Place 1 teaspoon of Ragu Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Onion sauce in the center of the circle.
  8. Place some mozzarella cheese on top of sauce.
  9. Add 3 slices of pepperoni and top with a few more pieces of mozzarella sauce.
  10. Bring edges together and pinch to seal.
  11. Place into the baking pan and using a pastry brush brush the ball with the melted butter and garlic.
  12. Repeat with remaining dough and ingredients, making 12 Pizza Bombs.
  13. Set aside to rise for 5 minutes.
  14. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  15. Remove from oven and brush with the remaining butter and garlic.
  16. Let rest for 10 minutes before serving.
  17. Serve with a side dish of Ragu sauce.
  18. Makes 12 servings


  • Serving Size: 2 Pizza Bombs
  • Calories: 349
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