Pizza Cupcakes


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Pizza Cupcakes

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    Send a pizza party to the lunchroom with these fun and simple pizza cupcakes. Let your budding chef put on the toppings and get creative with other favorite flavor combinations.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 8
    1 (16-oz.) can Hy-Vee flaky jumbos buttermilk biscuits
    ½ c. Hy-Vee pizza sauce, divided
    ½ c. Hy-Vee shredded mozzarella cheese
    ¼ c. mini pepperoni
    Hy-Vee Italian seasoning, optional

    Things To Grab

    • Hy-Vee nonstick cooking spray
    • 8 (2¾ in.) muffin cups
    • Spoon
    • Wire rack
    • Resealable freezer plastic bags or covered containers
    • Vacuum-insulated food jar
    • Microwave-safe plate
    • Paper towels


    1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray 8 (2¾ in.) muffin cups with nonstick spray.

    2. Press biscuit dough into muffin cups. Spoon 1 Tbsp. pizza sauce onto dough in each cup. Top with cheese, pepperoni and, if desired, a sprinkle of Italian seasoning.

    3. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes or until cheese is melted and edges are golden. Cool completely in muffin cups on a wire rack.

    4. Remove pizzas from muffin cups. Place in resealable freezer plastic bags or covered containers. Store in freezer up to 3 months.

    5. To pack for lunch, thaw each Pizza Cupcake in refrigerator overnight.

    6. In the morning, fill a 14-oz. vacuum-insulated food jar with boiling water; close with lid and let stand for 5 minutes to heat insulated jar. Meanwhile, place Pizza Cupcake on a microwave-safe plate and microwave on HIGH for 30 to 35 seconds or until Pizza Cupcake reaches 180 degrees. Remove water from food jar and dry completely. Fold a dry paper towel to fit into the bottom of the food jar. Place hot Pizza Cupcake on the paper towel; close food jar. Serve within 4 hours.

    Nutrition facts


    210 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 8g
    • Cholesterol: 10mg
    • Sodium: 620mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 27g
    • Protein: 6g

    Daily Values

    Iron 6%
    Calcium 6%
    Vitamin D 0%
    Potassium 4%