Gluten-Free Pizza Muffins (no egg!!)

At some point I must have investigated eMeals menu planning service, because today I got a promotional email from them with a recipe for Pepperoni Pizza Muffins. They looked yummy and, more importantly, they looked like something I could pack for my fine-motor challenged kid.

I assembled my ingredients to make the recipe gluten-free…well sorta. I bought a box of ready-to-go organic tomato soup. I was well underway with the pepperoni mincing and baking mix measuring when I discovered that I did not, in fact, have enough gluten-free Bisquick to make the recipe. In fact, I had exactly half of what I needed. At that point I was just too stubborn to give up. Dammit. I searched the cupboards and came up with a box of Gluten-Free Pantry Muffin and Scone Mix. Ok, subbed that for the 1.5 c of baking mix and added an extra 1 tsp of baking powder. POWDER, not soda.


Anyhoo…happy accident. This is what we got. I tried half with no cheese, half with cheese. Definitely needed the cheese..and I think Daiya shreds might work really well. My husband and I liked them a lot. We even left a few for the kiddies. Next time I’ll make Kyle’s favorite pizza flavors: green pepper, onion, and olive. No cheese.

Gluten-Free Pizza Muffins


2 c Imagine Creamy Tomato Soup

1 c shredded Mexican blend cheese

1/2 c minced pepperoni (I used pork, but turkey would work well)

1 T dried minced onion

1 tsp Italian seasoning

1 tsp Featherweight Baking Powder

1.5 c Gluten-Free Bisquick or baking mix of your choice

1.5 c Gluten-Free Pantry Muffin Mix


  • Preheat oven to 350. Combine dry ingredients, then add pepperoni and cheese, add soup and stir until moistened. Batter is lumpy!
  • Prep mini muffin tin–I used spray olive oil to coat the inside of the cups. Fill muffin cups about 3/4 full.
  • Bake about 12-15 minutes. Cool for a few minutes in pan then transfer to wire rack to complete cooling
  • Leave some for the kids

And if anyone has tried eMeals, I’d be interested to know what you think. They have gluten-free and Paleo menu options.

About Jill R.

Mom, mostly tired, to 3 boys, mostly wired. Pretty much obsessed with healing foods for healthy brains.
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