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Pepperoni Pizza Spread Recipe

Pepperoni Pizza Spread Recipe

Loaded with popular pizza ingredients, this cheesy concoction is wonderful on crackers of all kinds. —Connie Milinovich, Cudahy, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 25 min. YIELD:48 servings


  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup chopped pimiento-stuffed olives
  • 1 cup chopped pepperoni
  • 1 can (6 ounces) ripe olives, drained and chopped
  • 1 can (4 ounces) mushroom stems and pieces, drained and chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • Crackers, breadsticks and/or French bread


  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Transfer to an 11x7-in. baking dish. Bake, uncovered, 25-30 minutes or until edges are bubbly and lightly browned. Serve with crackers, breadsticks and/or French bread. Yield: 6 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 tablespoons) equals 88 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 12 mg cholesterol, 232 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 3 g protein.

Reviews for Pepperoni Pizza Spread

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Reviewed Mar. 11, 2016

"I have made this more times than I can count. It is a fantastic appetizer and simple to prepare. There is never any left, and people always want the recipe. We serve it with multi-grain Scoops."

Reviewed Dec. 12, 2015

"I plan to make this this weekend - sounds sinfully delicious, would have given it 5 stars if not for my question: just counting the # of cups in the ingredients, the amount will come to waaaay more than the 6 cups printed. I will plan to use a 13 x 9 dish, if not larger. Any other similar observations about the amount?"

Reviewed Jan. 23, 2014

"We Have This Every Christmas"

Reviewed Dec. 17, 2012

"The best dip I've ever made. Everyone loves it!!"

Reviewed Oct. 13, 2012

"I have this recipe in a cookbook I wrote, and it's rated number 1 appetizer requested for parties! I brown my pepperoni to get some of the grease out and then drain it on papper towels. I also use Canola Mayonnaise for less fat. This is the best recipe ever!! Just ask the Coke girls in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin!!"

Reviewed Aug. 19, 2012

"I have made this recipe a couple of times and it was a hit. I am wondering though, if I have all the ingredients mixed up, can I freeze it and bake it later?"

Reviewed Dec. 31, 2011

"Make this all the time when we have guests over, or even when we don't. I have never changed a thing when making. Always a hit!"

Reviewed Sep. 28, 2011

"I have been making this since 2004, everyone loves it. I don't add the mushrooms. I also have chopped the onions, peppers, and the olives then freeze until ready to use, then add the rest of the ingredients and bake..."

Reviewed Sep. 12, 2011

"I make this recipe usually as a Christmas appetizer or for special events, and it's always a big hit."

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2011

"This recipe is excellent!!! I brought it to a party and it received rave reviews plus I was asked by several people for the recipes. One guest labeled it the "best of the appetizers" The reviews I read mentioned the greasiness of the spread. I solved that concern/problem

by using turkey pepperoni. The spread had a good pepperoni taste WITHOUT the grease and fat. Besides being great tasting ... this spread is so easy to prepare."

Reviewed Jun. 24, 2010

"I use this for our Christmas Eve Party.Blot off the grease with a paper towel."

Reviewed Mar. 28, 2010

"Very Good!! Big hit at the party. Recipe was requested by many."

Reviewed Dec. 3, 2009

"This looks good,"

Reviewed Dec. 3, 2009

"This was really good and I did not have any trouble with it being greasy. It makes a ton!"

Reviewed Aug. 20, 2009

"Whenever you make something with Pepperoni, it's greasy. Just blot the grease off. This recipe is delicious. I've made it several times and everyone loves it."

Reviewed Apr. 8, 2009

"This is a neighborhood favorite! I omit or add pizz ingredients based on who I am making it for! It is cooked too long or the temp was too high if there are pools of grease. To solve that problem, place 2 folded paper towels on top for grease to absorb and remove carefully. YUMMY!!!"

Reviewed Jan. 19, 2009

"I made this for a family get together--it had pools of grease in it. It was too greasy for my family and went in the trash."

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