“It was fun to make because I got to eat the scraps of cheese that missed the pizza!” —Aislin, recipe tester, age 6
TOAST: Line toaster oven pan with aluminum foil; set aside. Toast English muffin in toaster oven until light golden. Remove from toaster. Heat toaster oven to 450 degrees.
SAUCE: Place English muffin, split side up, on toaster oven pan. Divide pizza sauce evenly between each English muffin half and spread into even layer with back of spoon.
TOP: Sprinkle mozzarella evenly over pizza sauce. Top each pizza with 2 slices pepperoni (if using).
As legend has it, the first English muffin was baked more than 135 years ago. Its inventor was named Samuel Bath Thomas. He called it a “toaster crumpet” and went on to found the Thomas company, which makes most English muffins in our kitchens today!