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Tropical Hawaiian Pizza Dip Recipe

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This Hawaiian Pizza Dip Recipe is seriously so good. It just might be one of my favorite dip recipes out there. When you factor in all the pizza toppings and options that you can add to this dip, it’s no wonder why this is my favorite pizza choice. So many flavors, so much mozzarella cheese, so many great options. Check out our other simple dip recipes!

Golden and bubbly, you’re certain to love the tastes of pizza sauce combined with tasty pineapple chunks. One scoop isn’t going to be enough. Trust me on this one, you’re going to be hooked!

ham bacon and pineapple in dip form

If you love that classic salty and sweet taste, skip out on the pizza crust and just make a dip instead. It doesn’t get much more simple than this and the flavors are seriously the best.

Be sure to check out the rest of my Hawaiian recipes for more flavorful options!

Hawaiian Pizza Dip Recipe

People are always surprised once they give in and try this dip. Maybe it’s because they’re used to pizza flavors or maybe it’s because this dip recipe is just so simple to whip up. Regardless, it’s delicious every single time.

My boys love this recipe because it’s a tad bit unique and it’s one that hits all their tastebuds. They love the sweetness and the salty and have tried all types of things to dip in it from chips to even veggies as well.

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What can you use to dip into this pizza dip?

Anything that you want! Chips and crackers are always a good idea but so is Fritos, Melba Toast, and French Bread, too.

Specialty Ingredients:

The following ingredients are affiliate links on Amazon because they may be a bit hard to find in your normal store.  I wanted you to be able to see exactly which things we are using.

Reminder, not all ingredients in the Pizza Dip Recipe are linked above, just the ones that may be a bit difficult to find or that you might be unsure of what to look for

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Make it a Meal:

One of my favorite things to do is meal plan. I’ve found that meal planning saves so much time and energy and lets me focus on the things that I love to do. As you can see from the simple meal planning below, it’s really not hard to do at all!

Main Dish: Hamburger Soup

Starch Side: Oven Steak Fries

Refreshing Drink: Pumpkin Punch

Don’t forget Dessert: Chocolate Marble Loaf

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Best Dip Recipes:

Once you make this Pizza Dip Recipe, you’re going to want more tasty dips. Who knew that you could literally have a dip for every type of meal there is? Dessert dips and appetizers are both served best when you can dip into them.

Pumpkin Pie Dip is perfect for the fall and a creamy and tasty dip.

Cream Cheese Dips are always a good choice no matter what time of year it is.

I love these easy Spinach Dip Bites!

Want another tasty pizza recipe? Try this Pizza Dip!

Celebrate with this simple Easter Snack Dip.

Cherry Cheesecake Dip is one of my favorite dessert recipes!

If you’re looking for a tasty treat, check out this Brownie Batter Dip.

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What other meat could you add to this ooey gooey dip?

It already has quite a bit of meat but Canadian Bacon is another great choice. You can literally add in anything that you want.

What is the flavor like for Hawaiian dips and foods?

Hawaiian dips and foods offer a unique flavor sensation to those who indulge. The snacks and entrees in Hawaii often include a variety of textures, which help to provide a multi-dimensional experience for the eater.

Many crave the fragrant blend of sweetness, tanginess, and tropical flavors from dishes like Hawaiian butterfish sautéed in soy sauce and loco moco featuring beef patties smothered in gravy.

The fusion of Asian, Pacific Island, and traditional American flavors results in an unforgettable taste.

Furthermore, Hawaiian dishes are known for using generous amounts of fresh fruits like pineapple and coconut, adding another element to the aromatic profiles.

Experiencing the intense flavors present in Hawaiian grub is sure to leave your taste buds with something to remember.

What should you dip into pizza dip?

When making pizza dip, it is important to consider what type of products to use for dipping. Wheat-based crackers pair well with pizza dip as they are neutral in taste and allow the flavor of the pizza dip to be more detectable.

Tortilla chips can also provide a great texture that complements the softer dip texture.

Additionally, there is no reason why one cannot add veggies to the dipping routine. Serving crunchy carrots and celery along with a thick layer of pizza dip will offer a unique blend of tastes and textures that all complement each other nicely.

However, ultimately, it is up to the individual’s tastes and preferences when selecting what to dip into their pizza dip.

How do you warm up leftover dip?

Reheating an uneaten dip can be a convenient way to enjoy it at a later date. While warming up a leftover dip, the first and foremost step is to ensure that it is still safe to eat.

Look for any changes in color or smell and if something appears off, discard the dip and prepare a fresh one instead.

Depending on the type of dip, there are various ways to warm it up – microwaving is perhaps the simplest.

Spread out the dip onto a microwave-safe plate and heat for 40–60 seconds at medium power, then stir every 20 seconds until heated through. You may also use an oven in case the dip contains solid ingredients which wouldn’t hold together when microwaved.

Preheat your oven to 350°F, spread the dip equitably onto an oven-safe dish, and bake for 8–10 minutes or until warm throughout.

If your leftover dip has gone runny due to keeping it in the refrigerator, try mixing in cubes of cream cheese before reheating it to solidify it again.

With these simple tips, you can warm up leftover dips without compromising flavor!

More Hawaiian Recipes:

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Hawaiian Pizza Dip


  • 8 oz pkg of cream cheese (softened)
  • 14 oz jar of pizza sauce (about 2 cups)
  • 2 cups of shredded mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup fresh grated Parmesan (not the powdered stuff)
  • 8 ounces of ham (chopped)
  • 1 8-ounce can of diced pineapple, drained
  • 1/4 cup finely diced purple onion
  • 1 tsp Italian seasoning


  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes


  • Crackers
  • Frito Scoops
  • French Bread
  • Melba Toast


  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl mix the cream cheese, pizza sauce, 1 cup of mozzarella, parmesan, onions, and garlic powder
  3. Put the mixture in a casserole dish or baking dish that has been lightly sprayed with no-stick cooking spray.
  4. Top (in this order) with remaining mozzarella, ham, then pineapple.  Sprinkle with Italian seasoning and red pepper flakes.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes or until bubbly and a tint of brown.
  6. Let it cool just a little and serve with the cut pieces of Italian bread for dipping or Frito Scoops for crunch.  This is awesome and a great dish to serve at a certain large football function or potluck event.  
  7. Enjoy it!

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Friday 12th of May 2023

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Thursday 20th of April 2023

I made this the day I saw this recipe! It was so good!! A keeper for sure.

Kelli Miller

Tuesday 25th of April 2023

YAY! I love hearing when people use and enjoy my recipes. :-) TY for sharing!!

Donna Zahnley

Friday 1st of July 2022

Can you do this in a crockpot? Let me know!!!

Kelli Miller

Thursday 26th of October 2023

Absolutely! You can adapt this Tropical Hawaiian Pizza Dip recipe for a crockpot. Simply follow the same steps, but instead of baking, put all the ingredients in your slow cooker. Cook on low for 2-3 hours until hot and bubbly. Remember to stir occasionally to prevent sticking. It's a fantastic way to keep the dip warm for parties too. Enjoy your crockpot Hawaiian pizza dip experience! Let us know how it turns out.

Donna @ Modern on Monticello

Thursday 20th of January 2022

This looks amazing! Now I have to try it out. Pinned and thanks so much for sharing it with us this week. #HomeMattersParty


Friday 14th of January 2022

Oh My! This sounds fantastic. Bookmarking. Blessings. Visiting today from Imparting Grace #4&5

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