Technically, they are stuffed pizza pockets made to look (and smell) like a Cheez-It and sprinkled in Cheez-It dust.
They are available stuffed with just cheese or cheese and pepperoni and are served with marinara dipping sauce.
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“Kids do strange things with food when left to their own devices,” writes AJC food and dining editor Ligaya Figueras. “Have you tried 3D Doritos drenched in Coca-Cola? What about a peanut butter on bologna roll-up? And did you play with your Cheez-Its?” LIGAYA FIGUERAS / LFIGUERAS@AJC.COM
Stuffed Cheez-It Pizza at Pizza Hut locations nationwide for $6.49 right now. Starting Sept. 24, the bites will be added to Pizza Hut's $5 N' Up Lineup and will cost $6 when you buy two or more items from that menu.
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“We pride ourselves on being the go-to for unexpected pizza innovations, and I can’t think of a more badass partner than Cheez-It to bring our next original menu item to life,” said Marianne Radley, chief brand officer, Pizza Hut, in a news release. “Not to mention, this collab is the perfect way to kick off football season, combining America’s go-to gameday cravings into one next-level snack.”
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Pizza Hut's meat lover's pizza. (Source: Pizza Hut)