Party Pepperoni Dip

Party Pepperoni Dip

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/2 package (3.5 ounces) sliced pepperoni (about 25 slices)
1/3 cup diced Italian plum tomatoes (about 2)
1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
Italian bread slices or crackers, for dipping

  1. Preheat oven to 400F. Whisk cream cheese and pizza sauce in a large
    bowl until smooth. Spread on bottom of a 9-inch pie plate.

  2. Cut pepperoni slices into quarters. Sprinkle pepperoni and tomatoes
    over cream cheese mixture. Top with mozzarella.

  3. Bake dip until cheese is melted, 6-8 minutes. Sprinkle chopped basil
    over dip. Serve warm with Italian bread slices or crackers.