Mug Pizza

  • Author: Jodi Danen, RDN | Create Kids Club
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 1
  • Total Time: 6 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Microwave
  • Cuisine: Italian


Mug Pizza is delicious microwave meal for kids that’s made in 5 minutes and can be customized to your families liking.  Pizza in a mug is an easy dinner idea for kids that’s fun to make!


  • 13.8 oz. pizza crust dough
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese blend
  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce
  • Toppings of choice: mini pepperoni, sausage, peppers, tomatoes, pizza seasoning


  1. Unroll pizza crust.
  2. Select a microwave safe wide bottomed coffee mug, ramekin, or small bowl and flip upside down on the corner of the pizza crust.  Trace around the outside of the mug with a knife.
  3. Place the pizza crust into the bottom of the mug.  Repeat tracing steps for the rest of the mugs.  Roll pizza dough out if needed.
  4. Place pizza sauce on top of raw dough. Sprinkle with cheese and toppings.
  5. Microwave for 1 minute.
  6. Enjoy!