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Mummy Pizza Braid Recipe

This Mummy Pizza Bread is the perfect, festive Halloween dinner. Whether you serve this at a Halloween party or before your trick-or-treaters head out the door, it is sure to be a hit! This recipe uses store-bought pizza dough and sauce so it can be thrown together in a hurry.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: 30 minute recipe, Easy Pizza Recipe, halloween, Halloween recipe
Servings: 6
Calories: 256kcal

Equipment

  • Baking Sheet
  • parchment paper
  • Pizza Cutter

Ingredients

  • 13.8 ounces refrigerated pizza dough 1 package
  • ½ cup marinara sauce
  • 1 cup Mozzarella cheese
  • pepperoni for topping
  • sliced olives for topping
  • 1 Tablespoon butter melted
  • ¼ cup grated parmesan cheese

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat.
  • Spread pizza crust out on baking sheet and use hands to make a large rectangle.
  • Spread marinara down the center of the pizza crust, leaving a few inches of crust on each side.
  • Sprinkle cheese, pepperoni and any other desired pizza toppings over the sauce.
  • Use a pizza cutter, and cut strips down the sides of the pizza. Cut strips 3 inches long and 1/2 inch wide.
  • Alternate folding strips over the center of the pizza braid.
  • Save a space at the top for the mummy's eyes.
  • Place two olive slices on for eyes.
  • Brush melted butter on top of pizza braid.
  • Sprinkle on grated Parmesan cheese.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until golden brown.
  • Cut into slices and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 256kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 776mg | Potassium: 88mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 309IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 2mg