Pesto-Dipped Boconcinni Bites

In less than 10 minutes, you can prepare this easy appetizer that will be a big hit at any cocktail party you have scheduled this year! These luxurious cheese bites make a perfect snack for lucky guests, and the recipe is super easy.


servings: 6 – 8

prep time: 5 – 7 minutes

total time: 5 – 7 minutes


  • 8 ounce container fresh mozzarella (boconcinni) balls (packed in water, not seasoned in oil)
  • 1/3 cup store-bought or fresh pesto genovese sauce
  • approximately 20 fresh basil leaves
  • toothpicks


Step 1: Remove mozzarella balls from water and place onto a paper towel to drain.

Step 2: Skewer one piece of basil onto each of the 20 or so toothpicks, followed by a mozzarella ball.

Pesto-Dipped Boconcinni Bites - Step 1

Step 3: Dip each of the mozzarella balls into the pesto sauce and place on serving platter.

Pesto-Dipped Boconcinni Bites - Step 2

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