Mushroom & Olive Pizza Dip

How to make a baked pizza dip. This ooey gooey cream cheese dip is inspired by the classic combo of mushroom and black olive.
A Jerry James Stone Recipe


Appetizer, Pizza


  • 16 ounces cream cheese ,softened
  • 1 ½ cups mozzarella cheese , divided
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • ½ cup frozen spinach
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • ½ cup cheddar cheese
  • 4 ounces mushrooms , sliced
  • 2 ounces California black olives , sliced
  • Crostini
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Yields 8
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together the 16 ounces of cream cheese, 1 cup of shredded mozzarella cheese, 1/4 cup of shredded Parmesan cheese, 2 minced cloves of garlic, and 1/2 cup of frozen chopped spinach.
  • Transfer the mixture to a 9-inch round casserole dish and spread the mixture out until it is even. You can also use a 9-inch cast iron skillet, really any 2 1/2 quart casserole, or even a 9-inch pie plate.
  • Add 1 cup of pizza sauce and spread the sauce evenly over the top of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Add the remaining 1/2 cup of mozzarella cheese, 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, 4 ounces of sliced mushrooms, and 2 ounces of sliced California olives.
  • Place the dish in the oven and bake for 30 minutes. It is done when the cheese has melted and the dish is bubbly around the edges.
  • Enjoy!

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