Any time I make this dish, I get numerous requests for the recipe. It is a true crowd pleaser. What could be better? Pizza, but in a dip! Make this and please the folks at your next get together. ~Kathy
8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1 clove garlic, finely minced
1 tsp. Italian seasoning
¼ tsp. onion powder
12 – 15 pepperonis, chopped
½ c. pizza sauce
1 c. shredded mozzarella cheese
2 T. sliced black olives
1 green onion, sliced
Combine first four ingredients in a small bowl. Spread into a small baking dish. Top with chopped pepperonis, pizza sauce, cheese and black olives.
Bake at 350˚F for 15-20 minutes, until heated through and bubbly around the edges. Top with green onions.
Serve with garlic bagel crisps or garlic parmesan pretzel crisps.