10 Recipes for Wow-Worthy Pizza at Home
Whether you like thick Chicago-style or Italian-style thin and crispy pizza, we've got them all in our collection of top-rated recipes. Pizza is easier than you think to make at home, and trust us, it tastes so much better than take-out. Here are our best homemade pizzas, each with raving reviews and ratings from our trusted users. Ranging from traditional toppings to unique flavors like jalapeño popper, each is sure to wow your family and friends.
Brick-Oven Pizza (Brooklyn Style)
By cleverly using a pizza stone and cranking up the heat to 550, you can make brick oven-style pizza at home. "I can delete all the other pizza recipes I have saved because this is my new go to! This is the real deal ... It is nice and thin with a chewy edge. I liked this so well I made extra and froze it so I will always have it on hand," says BigShotsMom.
Double Crust Stuffed Pizza
Double the crust means double the love. Reviewer rkdance says, "Pretty amazing. Moved to LA from Chicago and our biggest gripe for the past 10 years is we miss Chicago pizza! No more ... this recipe was fantastic."
Jan's Jalapeño Popper Pizza
Two game day favorites combine in this delicious recipe: Crispy pizza and gooey jalapeño poppers. The crust is spread with an onion-infused cream cheese sauce before being layered with rich Cheddar cheese, crispy bacon, and spicy jalapeños.
Pizza On The Grill
Throwing a pizza on the grill might sound strange, but once you bite into the crispy, charred crust you'll know it was an excellent choice. "I will never make another kind of pizza again! The crust is so wonderful and it's not that hard to make. It tastes like a pizza you would order from an Italian restaurant," says reviewer Allison
Unbelievably Awesome Barbeque Chicken Pizza
Just a handful of ingredients are needed to make this ultra unique pizza. Shari Woodhouse raves, "This was really great. The sauce had the perfect amount of tang to it. Will definitely make again."
Jay's Signature Pizza Crust
Pizza is really all about the crust, and this recipe is sure become your new go-to. Load it up with your favorites sauces, cheeses, and toppings for the ultimate dinner. "After you try this, you may want to throw away the numbers to Pizza Hut and Dominoes! This is easy, tasty, and CHEAP," says Madame D.
D's Taco Pizza
Switch up Taco Tuesday with this fun spin on pizza. Each slice is layered up with seasoned ground beef, refried beans, and gooey cheese. Serve it with your favorite taco toppings like fresh veggies, sour cream, or guacamole.
Chicago-Style Pan Pizza
With this recipe you don't have to visit the Windy City for a traditional slice of pan pizza. Reviewer cmharris99 says, "Family loves this pizza! They say it's better than the restaurants. I use a cast iron skillet and it comes out wonderful!"
Authentic Pizza Margherita
Sometimes simple is best and this traditional pizza is a great example of that. "I have to agree with the majority that this pizza is out of this world! My kids thought it was better than our favorite pizza joint," says psmljj.
Seasoned with herbs, onion, and garlic, the sautéed spinach base for this pizza gives it a fun Greek flair. Load it up with sliced tomato, mozzarella, and salty feta for a decadent dinner.