Pepperoni Dip with Garlic Knots


  • 1 pkg. (11 oz.) refrigerated breadstick dough
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. dried Italian herbs
  • 8 oz. cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup pizza sauce
  • ⅛ tsp. red pepper flakes, optional
  • ¼ cup shredded parmesan cheese
  • 3 oz. pepperoni, chopped, divided
  • 1½ cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided


  1. Heat oven 375°F. Spray a 9” pie plate; set aside.
  2. Divide dough into individual breadsticks and tie into a knot. Place all knots around the outer edge of prepared pan. Mix butter, garlic and parsley together and brush over each knot.
  3. Mix together cream cheese, pizza sauce and red pepper flakes. Stir in parmesan cheese, half the pepperoni and 1 cup mozzarella cheese. Spread into the center of the pie plate. Top with remaining cheese and pepperoni.
  4. Bake 20-22 minutes until garlic knots are golden brown and dip is bubbly. Let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers.