Pepperoni Provolone Biscuit Bites

Thursday, August 17, 2017
These little Pepperoni Provolone Biscuit Bites are made in a muffin tin and are the perfect addition to your appetizer menu when hosting a party.

Simple biscuit dough made from scratch (or in a pinch use a biscuit store-bought mix) then with the addition of meat or vegetables, herbs and spices you're going to have the perfect bites.

These can be served warm or cold so it's a win-win no matter if you're taking them on a picnic, road trip or game day party event they're going to be a huge hit.

There are so many possibilities and suggestions below for mix-ins so don't miss taking a look at adapting these mini biscuit bites.

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This dough is so versatile it can be all meat and cheese or vegetable for those who don't eat meat also you can try using a gluten-free mix and still make these great appetizers.

Everyone raves about these and the first appetizer to fly off the tray at any party.

Just scroll down the recipe card for these easy printable instructions and check out our photos for ideas.


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There are so many combinations to make using different ingredients and herbs


The kids are fond of feta cheese, bacon and chopped tomatoes in the dough or lots of cheddar cheese and breakfast cooked sausage the adaptions are endless.


A few pantry ingredients will have you well on your way to make this in no time.


This recipe takes less than 30 minutes and using a mini muffin pan is super simple to keep these all a uniform shape.


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Ingredients You Will Need To Get Started(recipe card below has exact measurements)

  • provolone shredded (use any kind of shredded cheese you like that has a strong flavor)
  • black pepper
  • flour
  • milk
  • butter cold cut into tiny pieces
  • baking powder
  • sugar 
  • salt
  • granulated garlic or use fresh minced chopped garlic
  • Italian herbs fresh basil, parsley, and dried oregano grated cheese
  • chopped meats of choice (pictured are pepperoni however see below for suggestions)

ingredients for biscuits


Other Additions and Suggestions

  1. cooked prosciutto or bacon chopped
  2. hot capicola, salami or another deli meat
  3. any vegetables diced tomatoes, chopped mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini (needs to be blotted dry)
  4.  chives or scallions
  5. Italian cooked sausage drained
  6. cayenne pepper
  7. jalapeno peppers
  8. bell peppers or hot peppers
  9. fresh spinach chopped, chopped broccoli rabe,  escarole, or another cooked green you like
  10. chopped artichoke hearts blotted dry
  11. chopped asparagus
  12. any kind of shredded cheese you prefer over cheddar
  13. In a pinch, you can use a biscuit mix to package instructions and add whatever mix-ins you like


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These little mini muffin appetizers with pepperoni and mozzarella, are a quick appetizer, and full of delicious flavor.


It's perfect for unexpected guests and easily adaptable to whatever you have on hand to add in the dough.


The recipe requires less than 25 minutes from start to finish.



Pepperoni Provolone Biscuit Bites

Pepperoni Provolone Biscuit Bites

Yield: 24
Author: Claudia Lamascolo
Prep time: 8 MinCook time: 25 MinTotal time: 33 Min
Little pepperoni and cheese biscuits made in a mini muffin pan. An easy appetizer to go along with any appetizers at your next party.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup provolone shredded (use any kind of shredded cheese you like that has a strong flavor)
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup butter cold cut into tiny pieces
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon granulated garlic or use fresh minced chopped garlic
  • 1 teaspoon of each Italian herbs, fresh basil, parsley, and dried oregano
  • 1/4 cup grated cheese
  • 1/2 cup chopped meats of choice (pictured are pepperoni however see below for suggestions)
  • Note: you can add any chopped vegetables you want around 1/4 cup.
  • Optional: add chopped pepperoni, capicola ham or cooked sausage, crumbled bacon, or prosciutto ( around 1/2 cup.) Suggested vegetables 1/4 cup, chopped tomatoes, peppers, olives or mushrooms, shredded zucchini, or eggplant. You can use sharp cheddar, mix blends of cheese, or anything else you like.

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Prepare a mini muffin tin by greasing each cavity lightly with cooking oil spray.
  3. Mix all the dry ingredients together in a bowl.
  4. Cut in the butter and the grated plus shredded cheese with this dry mixture.
  5. Gently stir in the milk.
  6. Place in mini muffin tins or drop by tablespoons.
  7. Sprinkle tops with more shredded cheese or grated cheese.
  8. Bake in preheated oven at 375 degrees for 25 minutes.
  9. Great with a side of marinara to dip them in!

Notes

Other Additions and Suggestions

  1. cooked prosciutto or bacon chopped
  2. hot capicola, or another deli meat
  3. any vegetables diced tomatoes, chopped mushrooms, eggplant, zucchini (needs to be blotted dry)
  4.  chives or scallions
  5. Italian cooked sausage drained
  6. cayenne pepper
  7. jalapeno peppers
  8. bell peppers or hot peppers
  9. fresh spinach chopped, chopped broccoli rabe, escarole, or another cooked green you like
  10. chopped artichoke hearts blotted dry
  11. chopped asparagus
  12. any kind of shredded cheese you prefer over cheddar
  13. In a pinch, you can use a biscuit mix to package instructions and add whatever mix-ins you like


Nutrition Facts

Calories

116.23

Fat (grams)

6.18

Sat. Fat (grams)

3.81

Carbs (grams)

11.76

Fiber (grams)

0.5

Net carbs

11.26

Sugar (grams)

1.17

Protein (grams)

3.51

Sodium (milligrams)

236.4

Cholesterol (grams)

16.36
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