Recipe by Michal Frischman

Garlic Knot Pizza Muffins

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Dairy Dairy
Easy Easy
12 Servings

Originally, I made these as plain pizza muffins, which were cute in shape, but boring in taste. Turning the pizza base into a garlic knot turns up the fun and flavor! If you’re not a huge garlic fan, just use a little less of the mixture in the dough, but don’t leave it out – it’s what makes these muffins extra delicious!


Pizza muffins

  • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

Garlic mixture


For the Pizza Muffins


Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Combine garlic, parsley, parmesan, and olive oil for the garlic mixture in a small bowl and set aside.


Spray 12 muffin cups well with cooking spray. Divide the pizza dough into 12 portions (if using frozen dough, allow it to come to room temperature to make it easier to work with).


Take each portion and flatten into a circle, then spoon some of the garlic mixture into the dough. Fold the dough in half, then press down into the muffin tin. Repeat with all 12 pieces of dough


Spoon pizza sauce over the tops of all the muffins and cover with shredded cheese.


Bake until the dough is browned and baked through, about 30 minutes.


After eating Parmesan cheese one must wait six hours before eating meat. See more on this, including a list of all hard cheeses that require waiting, here.
Garlic Knot Pizza Muffins

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Aviva Schindler
Aviva Schindler
5 years ago

Freeze Looks amazing! Does this freeze well or you have to make it fresh?

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Reply to  Aviva Schindler
5 years ago

Yes, you can freeze this.

Nechama R
Nechama R
2 years ago

I made this in mimi muffins so that the dough gets baked through.

Shaindy H.
Shaindy H.
5 years ago

Quick and Easy Lunch or dairy side I replaced the parmesan cheese with regular mozzarella cheese and it was a great success. Thanks for the idea!

Reply to  Shaindy H.
5 years ago

We are so happy that you enjoyed this recipe! Thank you for letting us know of your adaption to the recipe 🙂

Miriam Bashevkin
Miriam Bashevkin
2024 years ago

Garlic Knot Pizza Muffins Sooo good. Flavorful. Easy. Enjoyed by my kids and husband. Even neighbors were asking for tastes. I used store bought pizza dough. I made this first during the 9 days and again for dinner. Yum.

Chaia Frishman
Chaia Frishman
Reply to  Miriam Bashevkin
5 years ago

What a clever recipe!