Pizza Pull Apart Bread

Easy pizza pull apart bread recipe made with biscuits, stuffed with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese and drizzled with a garlic butter parmesan sauce.

This recipe is so easy, I had my kids helping me stuff the pizza pockets and drizzle on that yummy garlic parmesan sauce! This is a fantastic recipe to bring to a party or gathering. It’s best served warm and with a pizza sauce for dipping!

Pizza Pull Apart Bread close up of cheesy garlic parmesan sauce

If you regularly read my blog, you know I love Aldi products and love the way shopping there helps me save money on groceries. Plus I love their products. See my Instant Pot Tomato Soup recipe for a great example! Today, I’ve got a super awesome, cheesy appetizer great for any party or gathering! And I’m using products from Aldi, so you can save some money on this appetizer too!

Pizza Pull Apart Bread ingredients pepperoni, string cheese, and biscuit dough

For this Pizza Pull Apart Bread, we’re using biscuit dough and stuffing it with pepperoni and little pieces of string cheese. Super simple, right? 

Pizza Pull Apart Bread biscuit dough pieces

When you take the biscuits out of the can, you’ll have eight from each can (16 total).

Pizza Pull Apart Bread biscuit dough cut in half

Take a food scissor and cut each piece in half (now you’ll have 32 pieces).

Pizza Pull Apart Bread stuffed with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese

This is where I get my kids involved in the Pizza Pull Apart Bread recipe, I have them organize all the pepperoni (2 slices of pepperoni and one cheese piece for each biscuit).

Pizza Pull Apart Bread filled with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese

Kids are also super good at sealing the dough into a pocket around the pepperoni and cheese.

Pizza Pull Apart Bread filled biscuits on a pan

I use a jelly roll pan (this is a cookie sheet with edges) to assemble to Pizza Pull Apart Bread. I also put a piece of parchment paper down because sometimes cheese squeezes out during baking. 

Pizza Pull Apart Bread biscuits next to egg wash

For the egg wash, I’m using one egg yolk with 1 TB of water, a trick one of my friends taught me when making pies! It gives a nice golden crust to the tops of this pizza pull apart bread.

Pizza Pull Apart Bread how to brush with egg was

Use a pastry brush to brush the tops with the egg wash. This is a perfect activity for the kids too! Pizza Pull Apart Bread close up after baking

Pop these into the oven!

Pizza Pull Apart Bread baked in the oven

Once baked they’ll be ready for the buttery garlic parmesan topping!

Pizza Pull Apart Bread with melted butter parmesan cheese garlic salt and chili flakes

When I’m eating pizza, I love a bit of parmesan and red chili flakes. If you are not a pizza with a kick person, leave out the chili flakes, but if you like a slight spice add it in! I also like to add some dried parsley as a garnish too.

Pizza Pull Apart Bread close up of cheesy garlic parmesan topping

You could also add a little dry ranch dressing to the topping, if you love my Baked Ham Sandwiches recipe topping, you could use that buttery ranch topping here too!Pizza Pull Apart Bread close up of cheesy garlic parmesan sauce

Tucked inside these pizza pockets are mozzarella cheese and pepperoni. You could also add chopped olives, mushrooms, or other favorite pizza toppings!  

Pizza Pull Apart Bread inside of pizza cheesy mozzarella and pepperoni

Once you add the garlic parmesan sauce to this pizza pull apart bread you are ready to serve it! I like to serve it with a little bit of warmed pizza sauce! I hope you love this easy appetizer as much as my family did!

Pizza Pull Apart Bread pan of bread with pizza sauce

Yield: 8-10 servings

Pizza Pull Apart Bread

Pizza Pull Apart Bread pan of bread with pizza sauce

Easy pizza pull apart bread recipe made with biscuits, stuffed with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese and drizzled with a garlic butter parmesan sauce.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Additional Time 3 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 (16oz) packages of Jumbo Flaky Biscuits
  • 8 Mozzarella cheese sticks
  • 6 oz package of Pepperoni (64 slices needed)
  • 1 Egg yolk+ 1 TB water
  • 6 TB Butter (melted)
  • 1/3 cup grated Parmesan Cheese
  • 1 tsp Garlic Salt
  • 1/2 tsp crushed Red Pepper (if desired)
  • 1 tsp Dried Parsley for garnish (if desired)

Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
    2. Open the biscuits. You will have a total of 16 once opened. Then divide each biscuit dough in half for a total of 32 pieces.
    3. Line a jelly roll pan with parchment paper.
    4. Cut each cheese stick into four pieces for a total of 32 pieces.
    5. Take each biscuit piece and place two pieces of pepperoni and one piece of cheese inside. Seal biscuit dough around the pepperoni and cheese.
    6. Place these sealed biscuits next to each other in rows on the jelly roll.
    7. Once all biscuits have been filled, combine the egg yolk and water, use a fork to mix, and brush the tops of the biscuits with the egg mixture.
    8. Bake 15 minutes until golden brown.
    9. Once the Pizza Pull Apart Bread has baked, combine melted butter, Parmesan cheese, and garlic salt. Add the crushed red pepper and dried parsley to the mixture if desired. Drizzle on top of the bread and serve warm.

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