Mummy Garlic Knots

Buttery garlic dough wrapped mummies basted with butter and baked in tomato sauce. Make a double batch, because these go fast! Use store bought pizza dough for a quick, easy and Halloween themed snack, or make the dough from scratch, you decide.

Garlic Knots Wrapped Like Mummies With Red and Green Olive Eyes Sitting On Red Marinara Sauce

Mummy Garlic Knots

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Servings 8 Garlic Knots


  • 16 Ounces Prepared Pizza dough
  • 2 Cloves garlic Pressed
  • 4 Tablespoons Salted Butter
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tablespoon Fresh Parsley Finely Chopped
  • 1/2 Jar Pomi Rustica Tomatoes 12.35oz
  • 8 Medium Pimento olives Halved
  • Grated Parmesan Cheese For Garnish

Make Your Own Dough

  • 2 Cups Flour (Additional For Dusting)
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Yeast
  • 1 Teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 Cup Water


  • knead the fresh pressed garlic into the prepared pizza dough. If you are using homemade dough, you will need to let the dough rise one hour before shaping the knots.
  • Each knot will use 2oz of dough. divide the dough into one ounce pieces and roll each piece into a coil.
  • Melt the butter, and combine it with the garlic powder and parsley. brush each of the coils with the butter mixture.
  • Form an X with two 1oz coils ,and cross the ends of the dough over the center twice, creating a knot. Tucking the ends underneath so they don't come loose as they bake.
  • Pour The tomato sauce into a 9x13" pan coating the bottom. You should not be able to see the bottom of the pan.
  • Place the prepared garlic knots into the pan filled with tomato sauce. Place the halved olives onto the top of each knot to give your mummies eyes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Bake the knots until the dough begins to brown.
  • Once removed from the oven, baste with the remaining butter mixture, dust with Parmesan