These Chicken Pizza Bombs are the perfect pocket of deliciousness for dinner or tailgating. Quick & easy to prepare & gone before you know it.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 25 appetizers
Author Linda Warren


Pizza Bombs

  • Store bought pizza dough
  • Corn meal
  • 3/4 cup favorite pasta sauce
  • 3 Tablespoon BBQ sauce
  • 2 cups shredded cooked chicken
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 3/4 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 red onion, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 red or yellow pepper, chopped


  • 1/4 cup light olive oil
  • 1 cup Parmesan or Pecorino Romano cheese, grated
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons Italian seasoning


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper or silpat.
  2. Roll pizza dough out on corn meal dusted board into a 12x8-inch rectangle. Cut out 4" diameter circles.
  3. Mix together pasta sauce, BBQ sauce and chicken. Combine both cheeses.

To assemble:

  1. Place a small amount of chicken mixture in the center of each circle. Top with a little cheese. Sprinkle on a tablespoon or so of each vegetable - onion, tomato and pepper. Fold circle up into a ball and pinch edges closed.
  2. Prepare topping. Place olive oil in small bowl. Mix cheese, garlic powder and Italian seasoning together and place on plate.
  3. Dip balls into olive oil then roll in seasoned cheese mixture. Place on prepared cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in oven for 20-25 minutes.
  5. Serve with extra pasta sauce for dipping.

Recipe Notes

Can also be made into a BBQ Chicken Pizza Roll by rolling dough into rectangle as above and scattering chicken then cheese over the too and finishing with vegetables. Roll into log and seal edges by pinching together. Brush with olive oil and pat cheese mixture all over log. Bake for about 30 minutes. Cut and serve.