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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: 411kcal


  • Baking Sheet
  • parchment paper
  • Pizza Cutter


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


  • 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. You can add the olives here, just save 2 olive slices for the eyes.
  • 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.


Calories: 411kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 53mg | Sodium: 1440mg | Potassium: 171mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 351IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 3mg