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Italian Meatball Cupcakes

Italian Meatball Cupcakes

Recipe Preparation

45 mins

Recipe Cook Time

45 - 55 mins

Recipe Serving

Serves 12

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Just like Mama makes them, only better. Our Italian Sausage, seasoned with fennel and rich spices, makes this recipe an instant classic.

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup
plain breadcrumbs
2 teaspoon
fresh parsley
2
eggs, beaten
1
tube refrigerated pizza dough (13.8 oz)
1 pkg.
fresh mozzarella balls (small size - bocconcini)
1 jar
Pizza Sauce
Shredded Mozzarella (for garnish)

Instructions

1
Preheat oven to 375 F.
2
In a large mixing bowl, blend together Bob Evans Italian Sausage, breadcrumbs, parsley and eggs. Do not overmix or meatballs will become tough.
3
Scoop meatballs to the size of a golf ball.
4
Flatten out in hand and place mozzarella ball in center.
5
Roll back into a ball ensuring that the mozzarella ball is enclosed.
6
Place meatballs on a cookie sheet and bake for 20-25 minutes or until internal temperature reaches 160 F.
7
Carefully remove meatballs from oven and set aside.
8
Increase oven temperature to 400 F.
9
Roll out pizza dough onto clean surface. Cut into 3 inch squares and stretch out slightly.
10
Gently press squares into mini muffin cups. Using a fork, gently prick the bottom and sides of the dough. Place spoonful of pizza sauce in the bottom of each cup. Place meatball on top of the pizza sauce.
11
Place muffin tin in the oven for 20 minutes.
12
Carefully remove from oven and top cups with shredded mozzarella cheese. Return muffin tin to oven until cheese is melted and pizza dough is golden brown. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.
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Italian Meatball Cupcakes

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Recipe Preparation

45 mins

Recipe Cook Time

45 - 55 mins

Recipe Serving

Serves 12