Easy Pizza Dip ready in 5 minutes! + video
Everyone loves food with dipping sauce! This pizza dip is easy, delicious and can be customized with your favorite pizza toppings!
Like most dips, this pizza dip is perfect for any party or gathering. For more delicious pizza recipes, try Deep Dish Mini Pizzas, Easy Pizza Bake, Cheesy Pizza Roll and Pizza Salad.
Our family loves pizza so much that every Friday is pizza night at our house.
Sometimes we go for pizza and sometimes we make our own (homemade pizza is unbeatable, but let’s be honest – Friday night is for relaxation). 😉
It’s a dish everyone in my family loves, so when I saw a recipe for pizza dip in one of my mom’s old church cookbooks, I decided to give it a try.
Literally, it only took me a few minutes to do it. You mix all the sauces and spices together and pour into a baking dish. Top it with cheese and your favorite toppings (we made regular and mini pepperoni) and you bake it.
A super easy and delicious appetizer – it’s gone in minutes! We’ll definitely be adding this to our list of go-to dips!
How to Make Pizza Dip
Prepare. Preheat oven to 350°F.
toppings. Combine cream cheese, sour cream, oregano, pepper and salt into a medium bowl. Combine and stir until smooth, pour into a 9×13 pan. Spread the pizza sauce over the cream cheese layer.
*tip: The recipe calls for a jar of pizza sauce, but I knew it would be better with our own homemade pizza sauce recipe.
optimal. Top with shredded mozzarella (and other cheeses if desired – like Parmesan). You can also add any seasoning, such as pizza seasoning or Italian seasoning. It’s also time to add toppings: pepperoni slices, sausage, etc.
bake. Bake for 23-25 minutes (or until bubbly).
Serve. Serve with crackers, breadsticks or pita chips. Enjoy the warmth!
To make a small amount, cut the recipe in half and place in a smaller baking sheet or pie dish.
do it in a crock pot
gather: For dipping in the slow cooker, add the cream cheese mixture to the bottom of the crock pot, then add the pizza sauce, then top with the cheese.
Crispy Spicy Sausage: An added step is to precook the pepperoni in the skillet. That way it’s nice and crispy otherwise it’ll be a little soft if only cooked in the crock pot.
Cook: Once all layers are assembled, cover and cook on low heat for at least an hour.
- work: Pepperoni, Italian sausage, ground beef, ham, bacon, roast chicken, ground pork, mushrooms, spinach, red onions, black olives, red, green and yellow bell peppers, jalapeños, tomatoes, pineapple
- Margaret: Tomato slices, fresh mozzarella cheese, basil
- cheese: Mozzarella and Parmesan, but you can use your favorite cheese such as cheddar
- Sauce: Classic Marinara, Creamy Garlic Parmesan, BBQ, Buffalo
- Hawaiian: Ham/Canadian Bacon and Pineapple
- Meat lovers: Pepperoni, Italian Sausage, Ham, Bacon, Seasoned Pork and Beef
- Highest: Pepperoni, Seasoned Pork, Beef, Mushrooms, Green and Red Bell Peppers, Onions
- BBQ Chicken: Substitute classic marinara with BBQ pizza sauce and add grilled chicken
What to Serve with Pizza Dip? we are over Serve us with pita fries marvelous! We love breadsticks at many of our Italian dinners, so I thought this dip would go well with bread. Maybe even sliced baguette? Here are some more ideas:
Can you make it ahead of time? Of course! Assemble all ingredients in pan as directed, but do not bake. Instead, put the lid on and put it in the refrigerator. When ready to bake, let it sit on the counter for about 20 minutes before placing it in the oven.
How to store? Leftover dips will keep for 3-4 days in the refrigerator.
For more party drinks, try:
Prep time 5 minutes
Cook Time 23 minutes
Total time 28 minutes
Serving Size 12
Calories 266 kcal
by Lil’ Luna
- 2 8 oz. packaged cream cheese (softened)
- 1/2 cup sour cream
- 1 teaspoon oregano
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 14 oz.jar of pizza sauce
- 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
- Pizza Toppings: Pepperoni etc.
Preheat oven to 350.
Combine cream cheese, sour cream, oregano, pepper and salt into a medium bowl. Blend until smooth and pour into a 9×13 pan.
Spread the pizza sauce over the cream cheese mixture. Top with mozzarella cheese and bake for 23-25 minutes (or until bubbly).
Serve with crackers, breadsticks or pita chips. Enjoy the warmth!