Gluten Free Cheesy Pepperoni Squares on a platter

Cheesy Pepperoni Squares

These Cheesy Pepperoni Squares are the kind of snack you bring to a get-together, watch sports with, or enjoy a game night with.

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Gluten Free Cheesy Pepperoni Squares on a platter
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Cheesy Pepperoni Squares

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Side Dish, Snack
Servings: 32 Squares
Calories: 134kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (475 mL) milk
  • 2 cups (240 g) gluten-free all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon (3 g) xanthan gum (omit if your flour blend contains it)
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoon (1.2 g) freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons (7.5 g) fresh parsley, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon (0.5 g) dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon (0.75 g) garlic powder
  • 16 ounces (448 g) cheese, cubed (see notes for suggestions)
  • 8 ounces (227 g) gluten-free pepperoni, cubed

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and generously spray a 9x13-inch pan with gluten-free nonstick cooking spray.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the milk, flour, xanthan gum (if using), eggs, pepper, parsley, oregano, and garlic powder. Mix in the cheese and pepperoni.
  • Spread the batter evenly into the pan and bake for 45 minutes.
  • Before cutting, pour any excess grease out of the pan and dab the top to absorb extra grease. You can also place the cut squares on paper towels before transferring to a serving tray.
  • Cut into small squares, garnish with additional fresh parsley, if desired, and serve warm.

Notes

Notes:
• 1 tablespoon of dried parsley can be subbed for the fresh parsley.
• I use a combination of extra-sharp cheddar and Monterey Jack. Feel free to use all one kind of cheese or experiment with different cheeses that melt well to suit your taste.
• Due to the nature of pepperoni, these will be slightly greasy, like pepperoni pizza. You can use turkey pepperoni to help cut down on the grease, if desired.

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Cheesy Pepperoni Squares
Amount Per Serving
Calories 134 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Trans Fat 1g
Cholesterol 34mg11%
Sodium 226mg9%
Potassium 69mg2%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 203IU4%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 125mg13%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  1. LJSJ
    November 18, 2021

    This was very easy to make, I was able to freeze it for future lunches. It’s not healthy for sure, but its a great ‘treat’ lunch. I made 1/2 pepperoni and 1/2 plain.

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