Gluten Free Pepperoni Pizza Cups Recipe

Kristy Still | Mommy Hates Cooking

Gluten Free Pepperoni Pizza Cups is an easy dinner to pull together quickly. Make extras for lunch the next day!

When my son was a toddler, one of his favorite foods to eat was pepperoni pizza cups. Thankfully at the time, I could easily make these with prepared pizza dough.

They were always a hit with him and super easy to make.

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I would make batches of them and then put them in his lunch when he was in preschool as well. Then, about a year ago, he had to start eating gluten-free.

That meant my easy recipe got just a little bit more time consuming because I had to make the pizza dough.

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Thankfully, over the years I have found a great pizza dough recipe that works perfectly with a simple swap of flours. I swap out the all-purpose flour for a gluten-free version.

I decided recently to test the water again with these pizza cups to see if the gluten-free version would work.

Guess what? It did! My son was absolutely ecstatic to see his favorite food grace his lunchbox yet again. Plus, a bonus it didn’t make his stomach hurt either.

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The pizza cups can be filled with any toppings you prefer. I do a layer of pizza sauce, with a sliced pepperoni, and cheese.

We also have done these with sausage and cheese. Not only are they good for traditional pizza toppings but they can be made into breakfast pizza cups too.

These are perfect to make on a Sunday and use them throughout the week for lunch. I have found that kids never seem to get tired of pizza, adults rarely do either!

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Now, I have a great go-to recipe for these pizza cups with gluten-free dough. My daughter even enjoyed them too.

That’s a win in my book because I gave birth to two very picky eaters.

Are you ready for a tasty individual serving size pizza? It’s time to make these!

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Gluten Free Pepperoni Pizza Cups Recipe

    18 Servings


For the Pizza Dough:
  • 2 teaspoons Active Dry Yeast
  • 1 1/4 cups Warm Water
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3 cups All-Purpose Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons Salt
For Topping:
  • Pizza Sauce
  • Pepperoni
  • Shredded Mozzarella Cheese, Or Italian cheese


  1. Begin by making the pizza crust. In a small bowl combine the yeast, warm water, and olive oil.
  2. Whisk this together until it gets foamy.
  3. Pour the flour and salt into a large mixing bowl, a stand mixer works the best for this.
  4. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well with a dough hook.
  5. If needed add more water if the dough is not sticking together well. Remember this dough will be very sticky.
  6. Cover and let this rest for 30 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 375°F.
  8. Prepare 2 muffin-baking pans; spray them with non-stick cooking spray.
  9. Once the dough has rested, remove and knead, use additional flour if needed too, so that it does not stick to your hands.
  10. Pull off or cut rectangular portions of the crust to shape and fit in the muffin tins. There should just be a small amount of dough hanging over the top of the muffin tin.
  11. Continue for the remaining dough; place the muffin tins in the oven for about 10 minutes for the dough to set.
  12. Remove from the oven carefully and add your toppings.
  13. Once the toppings are added, bake for an additional 10 minutes or until the cheese melts.
  14. Let them cool for 5 minutes and carefully remove.


Cooking Method:
Gluten Free
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18 pizza cups
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Author: Kristy Still
Recipe Yields: 18 pizza cups
Prep Time: 60 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 80 minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 pizza cup
Servings Per Recipe 18

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 6
Calories 74

% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g
  Saturated Fat 0g
Sodium 161mg
Total Carbohydrate 15g
  Dietary Fiber 0g
  Sugars 1g
Protein 2g

* Percent Daily Value are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
** Nutrition Facts are estimated based on ingredients and data provided by Fat Secret. Please consult a doctor if you have special dietary needs.
Kristy Still

About Kristy

Kristy turned her hatred of cooking into a new outlet for creativity. Now that's the kind of attitude we're fanatical about! She blogs about all sorts of good food on Mommy Hates Cooking. On Food Fanatic, she's tackling all things Gluten Free.

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