Easy Mummy Pizza Recipe For Halloween

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This easy Mummy Pizza recipe is such a cute idea and the perfect Halloween food for kids! The best part is that they’ll have just as much fun making it as they will eating it!

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Mummy Pizza on cutting board

Halloween season is just around the corner and everyone in my house is pretty excited! We’ve done a little decorating, planned our Halloween costumes, and now we’re working on some new Halloween recipes, including an easy dinner idea the kids will love.

Until now, I seemed to have more Halloween desserts then anything else (these Candy Corn Pretzels are a favorite) so now I’m changing it up. Mummy Pizza couldn’t be a more perfect Halloween dinner idea before you head out trick-or-treating.

It makes great Halloween party food too, especially when you serve them with witch hat cookies for dessert!

Witch hat cookies with black and white napkin

Ingredients and variations

Sandwich Rolls – We used hamburger rolls to make our Halloween pizza but you can use English muffins or bread slices. You could even use a whole wheat baguette to make French bread pizza.

Marinara Sauce – You can’t have pizza without the marinara…or can you? We’ve been known to use regular spaghetti sauce or tomato sauce in a pinch!

String Cheese – String cheese is best for this recipe because of the effect you get when you pull it apart. However, if you don’t have string cheese, you can cut thin strips from a chunk of mozzarella cheese instead.

Pepperoni – This is totally optional. Kids can substitute other pizza toppings or make a traditional cheese pizza instead.

Candy Eyes – Don’t have candy eyes handy? Sliced black olives work great for the mummy’s eyes too.

How To Make Mummy Pizza

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350° and place open sandwich roll face up on a cookie sheet. Brush with melted butter, season with garlic powder and bake for 5 minutes, or until the top of the roll is golden brown.

Sandwich rolls on baking sheet

Step 2: Remove rolls from the oven and top with marinara sauce.

Toasted sandwich rolls with marinara

Step 3: Add pepperoni to each one. You can use regular size or mini pepperoni slices.

Mummy pizza with pepperoni

Step 4: Pull each mozzarella stick apart so that you now have strips of cheese instead and use them to top the pizzas. Don’t worry about making the cheese perfectly straight. It’ll actually look more like mummy bandages if it’s a little scattered.

Mummy Pizza with string cheese

Step 5: Place the pizzas back into the oven for 10 more minutes, or until the cheese melts.

Step 6: Add candy eyes and your mummy pizza is ready to eat.

Mummy Pizza with candy eyes

You can never go wrong with pizza and the perfect dinner when you want fun Halloween-themed food. It also makes a cute after school snack. Invite your child’s friends over and let them each make their own mummy pizzas.

Three mummy pizzas on cutting board

Serve these spooky treats, then have some fun making these no-carve pumpkin ideas.

Mummy Pizzas wth spiderweb napkin

Mummy pizza on cutting board for recipe card
5 from 6 votes

Easy Mummy Pizza Recipe


Course Appetizers/Party Foods, Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Halloween will be even more fun when the kids make their own mummy pizza for dinner!

Ingredients
 

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350
  • Place each sandwich half face up on baking sheet and brush with melted butter
    2 sandwich rolls, 1 tbsp butter
  • Season with garlic powder and bake for 5 minutes, until bread is toasted
    1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • While the bread is toasting, pull string cheese apart
    3 pieces string cheese
  • Remove bread from oven and top with marinara sauce
    1 cup marinara sauce
  • Add three slices of pepperoni to each, then top with string cheese.
    12 pepperoni slices, 3 pieces string cheese
  • Place the baking tray back on the oven for 10 minutes or until cheese is melted
  • Top with candy eyes and enjoy your spooky treat
    8 candy eyes

Notes

If you don’t want to use candy eyes, you can use olives instead.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 167kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.2g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 570mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 357IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 2mg
The nutrition information provided is an estimate and can vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.

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Mummy Pizza on cutting board

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