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By January 11, 2022February 9th, 2022No Comments

Ghoulishly Good Pizza Snacking Muffins

With Mazola® Vegetable Oil

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SERVING SIZE

12 MUFFINS OR 36 MINIS

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TOTAL TIME

1 HOUR 45 MINUTES

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SKILL LEVEL

BEGINNER

Ingredients:

  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour (OR substitute 1 cup whole wheat flour for 1 cup all-purpose)
  • 1 (2-1/4 tsp.) envelope Fleischmann’s Quick Rise Yeast
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons leaf oregano
  • 1-1/4 cups very warm water (120º to 130ºF)
  • 1 tablespoon Mazola Vegetable Oil
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped OR mini pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup 1/2-inch cubed mozzarella cheese OR shredded if making minis

For Dipping (optional):

  • Pizza Sauce

Instructions:

  1. Combine 1-1/2 cups flour, undissolved yeast, sugar, salt and oregano in large mixer bowl.
  2. Add water and oil; beat 2 minutes on medium speed.
  3. Gradually add remaining 1-1/4 cups flour to make a stiff yet sticky dough.
  4. Stir in pepperoni, green bell pepper, onion and cheese.
  5. Cover bowl and let rest 10 minutes.
  6. Portion dough into 12 (2-1/2 inch) generously greased muffin cups OR 36 mini muffin cups using a scoop or 2 tablespoons (do not use paper liners).
  7. Cover and let rise 35 to 45 minutes. Dough will rise, but not double in size.
  8. Bake in preheated 375°F oven for 20 to 25 minutes (17 to 20 minutes for minis) until well browned.
  9. Let cool on wire rack for 2 minutes.
  10. Run a knife around each roll to remove from pan.
  11. Serve warm with pizza sauce for dipping, if desired.
  12. Refrigerate any leftovers.

Freezer Instructions:

  1. Completely cool muffins and place in an airtight container to freeze.
  2. Thaw in the refrigerator.
  3. Microwave for 15 to 20 seconds and serve immediately.
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