Pizza Bites

Busy schedule? Trying to find something tasty to feed your family for dinner before everyone runs in different directions? Need a fun, filling appetizer for movie night or the big game? My Pizza Bites are easy to make and so full of rich Italian flavors. This recipe will become one of your “go to’s” for appetizers that everyone in the family (and friends) will love.

Olivelle infused olive oils and rubs/seasonings are available at Wine Gourmet in Roanoke, Virginia or on-line.

Pizza Bites

Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 41 minutes
Course Appetizer
Servings 12 pizza bites


  • 1 parchment paper
  • 1 baking sheet
  • 1 2" square cookie cutter (round cookie cutter may be substituted)


  • 1 Jus Rol 14.1 ounce refrigerated pizza crust
  • 2 tablespoons Olivelle PizzaOlio infused olive oil
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 12 teaspoons Classico Traditional Pizza Sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon Olivelle Mediterranean Rosemary rub and seasoning
  • 3/4 cup thick cut shredded Mozzarella cheese
  • 6 teaspoons grated Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees Farhenheit.
  • Place parchment paper on baking pan.
  • Place 1 tablespoon PizzaOlio olive oil in a saute pan. Heat on stove until oil is hot and add onions. Saute onions for about 1/2 minute just to soften. Remove from heat.
  • Cut 12 (2") squares out of pizza crust with cookie cutter. Wrap remaining pizza crust and refrigerate for another use.
  • Place pizza crust squares on parchment paper on baking sheet. Brush with PizzaOlio olive oil.
  • Spread 1 teaspoon pizza sauce on each pizza crust square.
  • Top pizza sauce with cooked onions.
  • Sprinkle Mediterranean Rosemary rub and reasoning evenly over onions.
  • Place mozzarella on top of each pizza crust square, pressing down just a bit to secure mozzarella.
  • Sprinkle parmesan evenly over mozzarella.
  • Bake 10 – 12 minutes in 425 degree Fahrenheit oven.
  • Remove from oven and serve warm.

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