When it comes to summer grilling, there’s nothing quite like the sizzling aroma of a perfectly cooked pizza on an open flame. The combination of smoky charred crust, gooey cheese, and mouthwatering toppings creates a culinary experience that is hard to resist. And now, we’ve found the ultimate secret to taking your grilled pizzas to the next level–the heavenly collaboration of HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp and Mike’s Hot Honey®!

In a world where flavor reigns supreme, the collaboration between HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp and Mike’s Hot Honey® has proven to be a match made in culinary heaven. With innovative, delicious dishes such as Grilled Pizza Pot Stickers and Grilled Pizza Potato Skins, this collection of recipes will leave your friends and family craving more! Best of all, you can get your filling of HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp and Mike’s Hot Honey® at your nearest grocery store. Yes, it’s as easy as that!

So, fire up your grills, gather your ingredients, and embark on a culinary adventure like no other featuring the dynamic duo of HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp and Mike’s Hot Honey®!

Focaccia Cast Iron Pizza

Traditional focaccia dough made from flour, water, yeast, sugar, salt water, and olive oil holes - top view, cooking process on a baking sheet on a marble table

Ingredients:

  • 1 Pack of HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp
  • Mike’s Hot Honey®
  • 1 ¼ oz envelope of active dry yeast 
  • 2 tsp Honey 
  • 5 cups of all purpose flour 
  • 1 Tbsp Morton kosher salt 
  • 6 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil 
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter 
  • 1 bag of mozzarella cheese 
  • 1 jar of pizza sauce

Directions:

  1.  Let’s start by making a no-knead focaccia dough, first whisk one ¼-oz envelope of active dry yeast, 2 tsp of honey and 2 ½ cups of lukewarm water in a medium bowl and let sit for 5 minutes. 
  2. Add 5 cups of all-purpose flour and 1 Tbsp of morton kosher salt and mix with a rubber spatula until a shaggy dough forms and no dry streaks remain. 
  3. Pour 4 Tbsp of extra-virgin olive oil into a big bowl, transfer dough into the bowl and turn to coat in oil. Cover with plastic wrap and chill until dough is doubled in size for at least 8 hours and up to 1 day. 
  4. Take your cast iron and coat it with some extra-virgin olive oil and then take your focaccia dough and transfer it to the cast iron. Lightly oil your hands and start to dimple the dough all over with your fingers creating very deep depressions in the dough. 
  5. Doing things a little different, take the mozzarella cheese and make a nice thick layer over the focaccia dough. Now pour 1 pizza sauce jar over and make sure it is evenly spread. 
  6. Take your HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp and completely cover the top of the sauce.
  7. Place the cast iron in the middle rack and bake at 450℉ for 30 minutes.
  8. Time to enjoy but do not forget to drizzle some of your Mike’s Hot Honey® before serving. 

Grilled Pizza Kebabs

Chicken Shish Kebabs with bell pepper and grilled chicken breast and beef and onion with grilled pineapple

Ingredients:

  • HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp
  • Mike’s Hot Honey®
  • Bell peppers, cut into chunks 
  • Mushrooms Slices 
  • Olives 
  • 1 tube of refrigerated pizza dough

Directions:

  1. On some wooden skewers, thread 1 HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp folded in half 2 times, 1 olive, 1 chunk of bell pepper and 1 mushroom. Repeat until the skewer is full but leave about 1 inch after each 4 ingredients. 
  2. Unroll pizza dough on a lightly floured surface, cut strips of pizza dough lengthwise about 1 inch wide. 
  3. Pierce dough with the pointed end of skewer and wrap around vegetables and in the 1 inch gaps, wrap the end of the dough around the other end to fasten.
  4. Grill skewers for 10 to 15 minutes, until the dough is golden brown.
  5. Place in a long rectangle plate and drizzle some Mike’s Hot Honey® before serving! 

Mini Grilled Pizzas

Mini ham, tomato sauce, mozzarella, sun dried tomatoes pizza on a dark background, top view.

Ingredients:

  • HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp
  • Mike’s Hot Honey®
  • 1 tube of refrigerated biscuit dough 
  • 1 jar of Pizza sauce 
  • 1 pack of shredded Mozzarella cheese

Directions:

  1. Separate each layer of the biscuit dough and lay flat on a floured surface, using the bottom of a cup and press down in the center of the biscuit dough so the dough rises on the edges and creates like a mini bowl. 
  2. Now layer with pizza sauce and then with some shredded mozzarella cheese. 
  3. Add 3 HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp to finish it off. 
  4. Place all of your mini pizzas on a pizza stone and then put them on the grill for 10 to 12 minutes, until the dough turns golden brown. 
  5. And for an exciting new twist drizzle some Mike’s Hot Honey® on top before serving! 

“Create Your Own” Pizza Bar

Children hand sprinkles mozzarella cheese on a pizza

Ingredients:  

  • HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp
  • Mike’s Hot Honey®
  • 1 tube of refrigerated pizza dough 
  • Mini aluminum pie pans 
  • Cherry tomatoes, sliced in half 
  • Black olives, sliced in half 
  • 1 jar of pizza sauce 
  • 1 bag of shredded mozzarella cheese 
  • Diced chicken breast 
  • Diced ham 
  • Bell pepper, cut into chunks 

Directions:

  1. Spread the dough on a floured surface and cut into small circles using the rim of a cup. Press the upside down cup into the dough and twist until you feel the dough separate. 
  2. Add the small circles of dough into your mini aluminum foil pie tins. Pass around so everyone can add their preferred toppings. Including HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp.
  3. For toppings make sure everything is pre-cut and have in bowls with serving tools if needed. TIP: Use 2 tupperware lids to slice your cherry tomatoes and olives in half. 
  4. Take everyone’s unique pizzas and place them on the grill for about 10 minutes.
  5. Once the tins are cool enough to touch they are ready to eat! And do not forget to pass around Mike’s Hot Honey® for an amazing flavor! 

Grilled Pizza Pot Stickers

female hands holding raw dumpling

Ingredients:

  • HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp
  • Mike’s Hot Honey®
  • Potstickers wrapper 
  • 1 Jar of pizza sauce 
  • 1 Bag of shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions:

  1. Place your potsticker wrappers on a surface. 
  2. With a small spoon add some pizza sauce.
  3. Sprinkle a pinch of shredded mozzarella cheese.
  4. Add one HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp.
  5. Using your finger wet the edges of the wrapper and fold in half and connect the corners.
  6. Pinch the edges to create a ridge and seal it shut.
  7. Using half of a potato coat the grill for a non-stick surface.
  8. Place the potstickers directly on the grill for 5 minutes and then flip over for another 5 minutes, until they are golden brown.
  9. Serve on a plate with your Mike’s Hot Honey® as a dipping sauce!

Grilled Pizza Potato Skins

Homemade Potato Skins

Ingredients:

  • HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp
  • Mike’s Hot Honey®
  • Potatoes 
  • 1 Jar of pizza sauce 
  • 1 Bag of shredded mozzarella cheese

Directions:

  1. Coat your potatoes with oil and wrap each individual potato in foil. Bake them at 400℉ for 45 minutes. 
  2. Once they are cooled enough to touch, cut in half 2 times. 
  3. Take the ¼ and scoop out the inside with an ice cream scoop leaving a border around the skin. Repeat with each ¼ of potato. 
  4. Using a table spoon add some pizza sauce, shredded mozzarella cheese and 3 to 4 slices of HORMEL® Pepperoni Cup N’ Crisp.
  5. Put in the grill for 15 to 20 minutes. 
  6. Before you serve, drizzle some of your favorite Mike’s Hot Honey® over them!
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