Pizza appetizers are fun and oh-so crowd-pleasing, whether you serve them before a meal or as a meal on pizza night. All of the recipes you’ll see here are also easy to make.
Some of them are made with pizza crust on a baking sheet, while others are made in muffin tins.
The one thing they have in common is that these are some of the best appetizer recipes you’ll ever have.
You can make any of them as the recipes call for or get creative and swap out some of the ingredients.
Easy Recipes for Pizza Lovers
Looking for a fun, new appetizer to wow your guests? Or do you just want a yummy afternoon snack?
Check out these delicious pizza appetizers! They’re sure to be a hit with everyone.
Plus, they’re easy to make and can be customized to fit your taste preferences. So get creative and give them a try today!
25 Easy Pizza Appetizers Recipes
Make the snack table a place where everyone wants to be. All of these pizza appetizers are easy to make and so delicious!
Pepperoni Pretzel Pizza Bites
No specialty ingredients are needed for these super easy pepperoni pretzel pizza bites. Simply layer your favorite toppings on twisted pretzels, top with gooey cheese, and bake. You and your guests will popping these little bites of deliciousness into your mouths. The entire recipe takes minutes to prepare!
Zucchini Pizza Bites
We love these zucchini pizza bites around our house. Start with zucchini or any other fresh vegetable you can slice. Use jarred or homemade marinara sauce. Then add whatever else you like, including black olives, pepperoni slices, ham, bacon, or any of your other favorite toppings. They’re small enough that you can even bake them in your toaster oven if you want.
Pepperoni Pizza Rolls
Whether you make these for your children’s after school snack or family game night, these pepperoni pizza rolls will be a huge hit! They’re also a great idea when you have friends over to watch the “Big Game.”
Easy Pizza Pinwheels
You only need a few ingredients to make these delicious pizza pinwheels. Next time you and your family have pizza cravings, pull out the crescent rolls and start making them!
Tater Tot Waffle Pizzas
Tater Tot waffle pizza is amazing! This fun twist on mini pizzas is a favorite among kids of all ages. Start with a base of Tater Tots, add pizza sauce, cheddar cheese, a little mozzarella cheese, and even a dash of parmesan cheese. Then add more of your favorite pizza toppings for the perfect snack.
Wonton Pizza Cups
These delicious wonton pizza cups are a great way to give you the deliciousness of pizza in a finger food. All of your friends will love these mini pizza bites at your next get-together. Add your favorite toppings, such as bell peppers, green onions, or any other fresh veggies for even more wonderful flavor!
Caramel Apple Pizza Recipe
Who says pizza has to be savory? Here’s an easy caramel apple pizza recipe that gives you all the delicious sweetness you could want. Use canned pie filling with a little fresh fruit added for even more yummy flavor … and extra nutrition. Yes, I’m calling this an appetizer because a bite of this will surely spark people’s appetite. Or save it for dessert and serve it warm or let it cool to room temperature. It’s delicious wither way. Oh, and top it off with either ice cream or whipped cream. So yummy!
Simple Crescent Roll Pizza Appetizer
This entire crescent roll pizza recipe can be made for less than $10, and it’s so delicious! The cream cheese mixture, along with lots of fresh veggies give you the flavor and golden perfection you want in an appetizer. You can make a crescent roll veggie pizza or add your favorite meat topping
Easy Taco Pizza Recipe
Made with all of the delicious flavors you love, including Mexican cheese, taco seasoning, and sour cream, this easy taco pizza will quickly become one of your favorite Mexican recipes of all time. Use ground beef or ground turkey and a few other easy-to-find ingredients for this delightfully easy appetizer.
Puff Pastry Pizza Pockets
Do you want something quick, easy, and ready in half an hour? Then make these yummy puff pastry pizza pockets. You’ll love the flavor, especially when you make a pizza dip with tomato sauce and a little Italian seasoning on the side. I get hungry just thinking about these delicious treats with a flaky crust! Mmm, good!
Homemade Air Fryer Pizza Rolls
Do you like pizza? Do you have an air fryer? Then put that handy machine to work and make a delectable pizza appetizer. Air fryers make everything so easy, including air fryer pizza rolls. Fill these yummy pizza rolls with any of your favorite pizza toppings. In fact, you can even use a few different ingredients, such as blue cheese (or bleu cheese if you prefer the French spelling) Worcestershire sauce, or red pepper flakes. Go ahead. Get crazy and make them your way!
Pick up some flatbread next time you go to the grocery store. Then whenever you need a treat, make some flatbread pizzas! Cut it up so everyone can try it. Just make sure you have enough for everyone to have seconds and thirds. Trust me. They’ll want several slices of pizza!
Garlic Toast Pizzas
With just a few ingredients that you can find in most grocery stores, you can make these delicious garlic toast pizzas. No one has to know how easy it is to make these, unless you want to tell them.
Pepperoni Pizza Dip
Turn any cracker or slice of bread into a delicious treat with this pepperoni pizza dip. You can set a big bowl of this in the middle of the table or offer each person their own little bowl of Italian scrumptiousness.
Pizza Pull-Apart Bread
Add life to any get-together or potluck with this delicious pull apart pizza bread. Make the bread in a ring, add as much garlic and cheese as you like, and offer a bowl of your favorite pizza dip to the center. Now watch everyone go crazy over this delicious party food!
Pizza Biscuit Bombs
If you like gooey cheese oozing from the center of a flaky crust, you’ll love these amazing pizza biscuit bombs. All you need are canned biscuits and a few more ingredients to make a dazzlingly delightful and yummy treat that will keep everyone hovering around the snack table.
Homemade Pizza Bagels
You can purchase pizza bagels already made and give people something they’ll enjoy. Or you can make these fabulous homemade pizza bagels that your family and friends will go crazy over. Whether you serve them for dinner or as a snack, this yummy pizza treat is a real winner!
English Muffin Pizza | Easy Make Ahead Recipe
When you want an easy pizza appetizer with a hearty heaping of yum, make these English muffin pizzas. All of the little nooks and crannies in the muffin lock in the delicious flavor of tomatoes, Italian seasoning, cheese, and whatever else you top them with.
These pizza kabobs are super fun and extremely party worthy. After all, who doesn’t enjoy their snacks on a stick? Offer a variety of speared toppings and a hearty helping of dip, and watch everyone get all kabob crazy.
Pizza Muffin Bites Recipe
Pull out those muffin tins and put them to work before your next party, family game night, or simple get-together with friends. These pizza muffin bites are sure to be a humongous hit with everyone who tries them.
Everyone loves delicious food, so don’t deny yourself the pleasure of fabulous flavor! Whether you follow a strict gluten-free diet, or you’re all about keto, you’ll love these delicious low-carb pepperoni bites.
Fruit Pizza (with Cream Cheese Frosting!)
Here’s another dessert pizza you and your friends will love! Top the crust with frosting and an assortment of your favorite bite-size fruit for a fun and colorful treat that will leave everyone wanting more. Who says you can’t start a meal with something sweet and call it an appetizer? Definitely not I.
Amazing Pepperoni Cheese Pizza Bombs That Explode With Flavor!
Seems there’s a bomb for everything these days. And pizza is no exception! These pepperoni cheese pizza bombs are so fun and delicious you’ll want to make them often. They’re perfect little appetizers or the ideal snack when you need a pick-me-up in the afternoon!
Pepperoni Pizza Wrap Recipe
Not quite as messy as an open-face pizza, these pepperoni pizza wraps just might be the answer to serving pizza to a crowd. If you want this to be an appetizer, simply cut it into sections. Dip is optional but greatly appreciated.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Pizza
Have you ever had a chocolate chip cookie pizza? If not, it’s time to change that. Anyone who loves chocolate morsels in cookie form will reach for this amazing treat. Although it’s technically more of a dessert than savory appetizer, it will still get people’s mouth watering for whatever else you have in store for them.
I hope you enjoyed these pizza appetizer recipes as much as I do. If you’re looking for more ideas, try some of these recipes to create the perfect party food!
More Delicious Party Foods You’ll Love
Now that you have some wonderful pizza appetizers, fill in with more delightful appetizers. After everyone sees the treat table, they’ll think you’re the most brilliant host ever!
Here are some favorites:
Crispy Zucchini Parmesan Chips – Crunchy and yummy, these are super easy to make!
Bacon Wrapped Jalapeños – Use your air fryer or oven to make these deliciously spicy treats!
Ranch Chickpeas – I made these in my air fryer, but you can also use your oven. They’re crispy, crunchy, and oh-so tasty!
Baked Brie with Puff Pastry – This appetizer from Back to My Southern Roots will have your guests oohing and ahhing with every single bite!
Cheesy Olive Dip – The blend of flavors in this dip make it perfect for a vegetable, cracker, or bread tray!