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Sorry this post was a little delayed. Since I had to get up the Anderson Cooper Live post late last night, I wanted to give that post a bit of spotlight before I featured this amazing dip.

I first heard/had my first sampling of pepperoni pizza dip when I went to a friend’s Stella & Dot trunk show party. She had a huge spread of apps, dips, drinks, cheese, olives – so much stuff! But I was that girl that hovered over the pepperoni pizza dip like I owned it. I pretty much could’ve just taken the entire casserole dish away and eaten it myself, cause you know, I’m such a healthy person. You guys, it was SO addicting. I knew I had to ask her for the recipe. She told me it was “super easy” to put together. Just cream cheese, cream of mushroom, and pepperoni.

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I didn’t think that cream of mushroom would really fit in with this dip when I made it so I gave it my own spin by subbing sour cream for the cream of mushroom. This dip is not healthy, by any means, but it’s ADDICTING. I LOVE pepperoni pizza and it’s awesome that it can be made in dip form. You won’t even miss the pizza! I guarantee you that you should probably make a double batch if you’re having a bunch of friends over. It will go so fast and you’ll regret not having another batch.

The key to the super cheesyness is to use WHOLE MILK mozzarella. I can’t begin to tell you how much of a difference whole milk cheese is compared to low-fat or 2% cheeses are. Worlds different. Like game-changer. Obviously it’s not great for you to have whole milk cheese all the time, but c’mon, who really eats healthy during sports games, anyway? Indulge a little! :)

5 from 2 votes

Pepperoni Pizza Dip

This pepperoni pizza dip is perfect for game day but fair warning: it’s addicting!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 6



  • 16 ounces (454 g) cream cheese, room temperature
  • ½ cup (115 g) sour cream
  • 1 cup (112 g) whole mozzarella cheese, shredded, plus more for topping
  • 1 cup (113 g) pepperoni
  • ¼ cup (6 g) chopped basil
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
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  • Preheat oven to 375 °F (191 °C)
  • In a large bowl mix together cream cheese, sour cream, mozzarella, pepperoni, basil, and olive oil.
  • Place mixture into a casserole dish and evenly smooth out the top with the back of a spoon.
  • Take more mozzarella cheese and cover the top of the mixture. Then take whole pepperoni rounds and place them on top of the mozzarella.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, or until mixture is bubbly and cheese has melted.
  • Serve hot with tortilla chips or sliced bread.


Serving: 1serving, Calories: 354kcal, Carbohydrates: 2g, Protein: 10g, Fat: 34g, Sugar: 2g

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  1. I made this for my husband and myself because I like to try new recipes. I did not care for this at all. Sorry.

  2. Just made this for the 4th time and it was yet again the best dish at a potluck! I am forever required to bring it to every event I go to!

  3. I would make anything I had to chop, slice, dice, or pure! I am blind and working with a knife isn’t my favorte part of cooking of baking. Love kitchen tools that make life easy for everyone! :)

  4. OOOOOOOOOOOHHH my! I want this now! Is it weird to make some and eat the whole thing by myself? Because thats what Im going to do right now