Cheesy Garlic Meatball Bombs are tender meatballs on buttery garlic bread and topped with cheese and marinara sauce. Perfect as a snack, appetizer or entree.

Cheesy Garlic Meatball Bombs

Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Main Dish, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: American, Italian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 12
Author: Jessica Formicola
Cheesy Meatball Bombs are easy little meatballs bites covered in marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese and wrapped in pizza dough.


  • 12 Cooked Perfect Meatballs
  • 13.8 ounces pizza dough
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 cup marinara sauce
  • cup ½mozzarella cheese shredded
  • Parmesan cheese for garnish
  • parsley minced, for garnish


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Coat 12 well muffin tin with cooking spray.
  3. Roll out pizza dough, cutting into 12 squares.
  4. Fit each square into a muffin well.
  5. Melt butter, garlic powder, fine sea salt and ground black pepper. Baste over each piece of pizza dough.
  6. Place one Cooked Perfect Meatball in each muffin well. Top with marinara sauce and shredded mozzarella cheese, dividing equally.
  7. Heat for 13-15 minutes or until pizza dough is puffy and browned.
  8. Remove and garnish with Parmesan cheese and minced parsley, if desired.

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