Get these Garlic Cheese Bites into the oven within 10 minutes. These gooey and cheesy bread rolls are the perfect easy appetizer for pizza night or any party!
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Garlic Cheese Bites

Get these Garlic Cheese Bites into the oven within 10 minutes. These gooey and cheesy bread rolls are the perfect easy appetizer for pizza night or any party!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Cheese Bites
Servings: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 13.8 oz. can refrigerated pizza crust
  • 4 sticks mozzarella string cheese
  • garlic salt to taste
  • 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese divided
  • pizza sauce for dipping

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.  Grease 24-cup mini muffin pan with oil.
  • Roll pizza dough to a 12x10-inch rectangle.  Use a pizza cutter to slice rectangle in half horizontally.  Cut each half into 12 (1-inch) slices to make 24 pieces.
  • Chop each mozzarella stick into 6 equal pieces to make 24 cheese cubes.  Roll each cheese cube into a strip of dough. Pinch the sides shut and place in prepared muffin pan.  Turn to coat with oil.
  • Sprinkle tops of dough with garlic salt, to taste, and a pinch of grated Parmesan.  Bake 15 minutes or until golden.
  • Remove from oven and transfer cheese bites to serving platter.  Serve warm with pizza sauce for dipping.

Notes

Make Ahead:  You can bake these ahead of time and then freeze them.  To freeze, let them cool to room temperature then transfer to freezer bag.  Keep in freezer up to 3 months.  When ready to serve, reheat in 350°F preheated oven for 10-15 minutes.
 
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