Caprese Style Pizza Bites

These little adorable pizza bites from Heather's French Press is too good looking to eat. As claimed by the author, this is the "perfect antidote to the same old pizza nights."

Test and see by trying it at home: 

pizza dough {enough to make two small or 1 large pizza}
pizza sauce
16 grape tomatoes
fresh mozzarella in bite size pieces {about 3 per pizza bite}
16 basil leaves
olive oil for brushing tops
1 - 2 tbsp grated Parmesan

  1. Once your pizza dough has risen , divide it into 16 pieces
  2. roll each into a ball
  3. press one tomato, one basil leaf, and two or three cheese bites into each ball
  4. pinch the edges to seal
  5. place seam side down on a baking sheet
  6. brush the tops with olive oil and sprinkle with Parmesan
  7. bake in a pre-heated oven @425 for 15 - 18 minutes {watch them closely for the last few minutes so they don't get too brown}
  8. be careful....the insides are VERY hot
  9. serve with the warmed sauce on the side

Posted by Diane Araga, on June 14, 2013 at 12:00 PM