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Bubble Up Pizza {Quick Dinner Fixins}

Bubble up pizza is a simple, one pan pizza dinner recipe made with refrigerated biscuits. There’s nothing fancy about it, but it’s always a fan favorite! 

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We all love pizza, and this is a recipe my stepmother introduced to me when I was a teenager.

Bubble Up Pizza is so easy to make, kids can do it and it uses just a few common ingredients that are easy to keep on hand.

Now, as an adult, I make this for friends kids or as appetizers for when I have company over for games or movies. It’s a fun easy recipe! One of my tried and true favorites. 

Bubble Up Pizza - a fast and easy recipe for kids of all ages

What is Bubble Up Pizza

For starters, Bubble Up Pizza is a quick and easy baked dish that I totally made countless times as a teenager. A fast and easy snack that anyone can toss together, it’s essentially refrigerated biscuit dough chopped up and tossed with all your favorite pizza ingredients. Thinks pizza meets casserole. Or pizza meats pull apart bread. It’s a perfect recipe to get kids in the kitchen cooking or to share with hungry teenagers. 

I have seen mention of it everywhere from Pampered Chef to old school cookbooks – so I claim no origin here, just that this was a recipe taught to me by my stepmother as an easy kid-friendly meal.  

Because you’re using biscuit dough, it doesn’t require much prep time. And a warning – it’s light as air! So you’re going to totally eat more than you expect to!

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Bubble Up Pizza with Grands Biscuits

The recipe for bubble up pizza requires refrigerated biscuits. You can use Grands, and if they are large, make sure you aren’t using too many. But I like to hunt out the original small biscuits that Pillsbury used to make. They are getting harder and harder to find, as the Grands get fluffier and fluffier. This works with any refrigerated biscuit dough, just make sure you’re cutting the dough into even portions for even baking.

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I love saving money and stocking up on the biscuit dough when they are on serious sale! This makes Bubble Up Pizza a crazy cheap meal for the family. I grab the tubes of dough when they are 4 for $2 and then use homemade pizza sauce to pinch pennies. Dinner on a dime, and delicious? Yes, please.

How to Make Bubble Up Pizza

Grab the recipe below and make your own version of bubble up pizza. I love showing this recipe to kids, its hands on and FUN. 

All you need is 

  • biscuit dough
  • pizza sauce
  • cheese
  • and toppings, like pepperoni, mushrooms, sausage and any other of your pizza favorites!
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If you like pizza for dinner, be sure to check out these other pizza recipes of mine:

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Yield: 1 casserole

Bubble Up Pizza

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Easy to make and kid approved, Bubble Up Pizza is your new favorite spin on everyone's favorite food!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Additional Time 5 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes


  • 2 containers refrigerated biscuit dough 8 biscuits each (I used Pillsbury)
  • 1 jar pizza sauce
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese divided
  • 1 cup pepperoni or other favorite toppings
  • 5 fresh basil leaves


  1. Preheat oven as per directions on dough. 
  2. With a sharp knife, divide each biscuit into 4. 
  3. In a large bowl, combine diced biscuit dough, sauce, 1 1/2 cups cheese and toppings. Stir to combine.
  4. Pour mixture into greased oven safe skillet or 9×13 baking pan. 
  5. Chop the basil and sprinkle on top along with remaining cheese.
  6. Bake according to directions on dough, checking to make sure dough is cooked through and cheese is bubbling (I always bake mine for an additional 5 minutes.
  7. Let cool 5 minutes before serving


Use your favorite pizza toppings and sauce combinations to customize this recipe! Just like classic pizza, anything goes!

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:

1 cup

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 325Total Fat: 18gSaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 26mgSodium: 745mgCarbohydrates: 30gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 11g

AP Grossi

Wednesday 17th of October 2018

This is great! I had never thought of doing this, but the kids loved it. Easy motivation to keep a tube of biscuits and jar of sauce on hand at all times.


Friday 22nd of June 2018

My Bubble Up Pizza is in the oven! I'm a bit concerned about it cooking all the way through but I'm keeping an eye on it. I used 2 cans of Grands (what I had in the fridge) and essentially doubled everything. It's in a 9x13 pan - made a lot but there are six people here to feed (one a hungry teenager). Serving with salad and I can't wait! The only change I would make next time is to put the fresh basil on after it comes out of oven. Mmmmm........what a fun recipe!


Monday 25th of June 2018

Hi Marlene, I hope your bubble up pizza came out great!

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