Not only are these pepperoni pizza petal puffs adorable and look just like flowers, but they taste great, too! I found this recipe (which I modified some) on https://realhousemoms.com/wprm_print/60989 and wanted to give a shout out to blogger Aubrey for her inspiration for this yummy and pretty appetizer.
The first time I made these tasty pizza puffs, I used regular pepperoni and it was really salty (even for this salt-a-holic), plus the pepperoni browned too much before the end of the cooking time. Oops!
So the next time, I used turkey pepperoni and covered the pan with aluminum foil for part of the cooking time, which resulted in pizza puffs that were less salty and perfectly browned. I may try reduced sodium pepperoni the next time I make them, and there definitely will be a next time as these things are addictive!
These perfect pizza puffs refrigerate for several days. I like to reheat them in my air fryer for a few minutes or else in a cast iron skillet.Continue reading