• 2 (8-oz.) blocks cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 cups shredded mozzarella
  • 1 cup finely grated Parmesan
  • 1 Tbsp. Freshly Chopped Parsley
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups mini pepperoni
  • 1 slice mozzarella, cut into thin strips
  • Crackers, for serving


  1. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, mozzarella, Parmesan, parsley, garlic, and crushed red pepper flakes and season with salt and pepper. Stir together until completely combined.
  2. Transfer cream cheese mixture onto your serving platter and form it into a football shape. Smooth top and top all over with a layer of mini pepperoni. Top with mozzarella "laces" and serve with crackers.