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Close up top down of six crispy cheese rounds on a plate, each with a slice of pepperoni on top.
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Pepperoni & Cheese Crisps - Keto

You just need 3 ingredients and 5 minutes to make this amazing appetizer or snack!
Course Appetizer, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Game Day Snacks
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 91kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese or a blend of shredded mozzarella and parmesan.
  • 12 slices pepperoni
  • 1/4 cup sugar free tomato sauce

Instructions

  • Heat a skillet over medium heat. Add about 1 tablespoon of shredded cheese in flat piles with a little room between them, about 4-6 piles a time depending on the size of your skillet. Cook for about one minute.
  • When the cheese starts to bubble, add a slice of pepperoni on top of each pile of cheese. Cook for another minute or so, until the cheese begins to brown and get crispy on the edges.
  • Use a spatula to flip each one, pepperoni side down. Cook for around 30 seconds, then transfer to a plate, pepperoni side up, and serve with tomato sauce for dipping.
    Repeat until you've cooked them all!

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Notes

*Important Note: If you have a gluten allergy or sensitivity, be sure to check the ingredients label on your products for gluten free certification.
Microwave Instructions: Place a piece of parchment paper on a flat plate. Add cheese in small piles on top of the parchment paper, about 1 tablespoon each, with a little space between. Lay a slice of pepperoni on top of each pile of cheese. Microwave on high for 1-1.5 minutes, watching closely near the end, until the cheese and pepperoni are nice and crispy.
Oven Instructions: Preheat your oven to 400F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Add the cheese in small piles on top of the parchment paper, about 1 tablespoon each, with a little space between. Lay a slice of pepperoni on top of each pile of cheese. Set in the oven and bake for 4-6 minutes, watching closely near the end, until the pepperoni and cheese are nice and crispy. 

Nutrition

Calories: 91kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 217mg | Potassium: 51mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 179IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 102mg | Iron: 1mg