Pizza Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Pepperoni

pepperoni pizza grilled cheese cut in half and stacked on each other

5 from 10 reviews

This tasty pizza grilled cheese sandwich is the best comfort food mash up! Made with garlic bread, marinara sauce, pepperoni and mozzarella cheese, this super gooey grilled cheese is perfect for both kids and adults!


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  • 8 slices white bread
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/2 cup marinara or pizza sauce
  • 1 1/3 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/2 cup mini pepperoni slices


  1. Spread softened butter on one side of each of the slices of bread and sprinkle each buttered side with the garlic powder and italian seasoning.
  2. Spread the marinara on the inside of each of the slices of buttered bread and then sprinkle the cheese and pepperoni on the top of the sauce on four of the slices.
  3. Add the remaining slices of buttered bread with marinara on top of the slices of bread with the toppings. The buttered sides should be facing out with the sauce, cheese and pepperoni in the middle.
  4. Preheat a cast iron skillet or electric griddle over medium low heat. Cook sandwiches for 2-3 minutes each side until golden brown and the cheese is melted.

Keywords: pizza grilled cheese, pepperoni pizza grilled cheese