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Perfect Parmesan Pizza Dough

Rated as 4.23 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe makes enough dough for 4 (12-inch) pizza crusts. Use to make as many pizzas as desired, then refrigerate any remaining dough up to 2 days or freeze up to 3 months."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 132
Original recipe yields 24 servings (4 (12-inch) crusts)

Directions

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  1. Mix 4 cups flour, Parmesan, yeast and salt in large bowl. Add water and oil; stir until mixture forms soft dough. Knead on lightly floured surface 5 min. or until smooth and elastic, gradually adding remaining flour.
  2. Cut dough into 4 pieces. (Each piece is enough for a 12-inch pizza.) Spray each piece with cooking spray. If using immediately, cover desired number of dough pieces loosely with plastic wrap; let stand 15 min.
  3. Place each remaining dough piece in separate resealable freezer-weight plastic bag that has been sprayed with cooking spray. Seal bags; refrigerate up to 2 days or freeze up to 3 months.

Footnotes

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  • Choose Your Toppings
  • Not sure what to put on your crust? Have some fun by creating your own combination of pizza toppings by mixing and matching toppings as desired.
  • Note:
  • Since this recipe makes enough dough for 4 crusts, you can always have some dough on hand in your fridge or freezer for a quick pizza. Or, you can use all four right away for a huge pizza party!
  • How to Thaw Pizza Dough:
  • Thaw dough in refrigerator overnight before using as directed.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 132 calories; 3.8 19.9 4.4 4 121 Full nutrition

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Good recipe but the directions are vague. For anyone new to cooking, Quick-Rise instant yeast is the same as Fast-Rising, Rapid-Rise and/or Bread Machine Yeast. Also, the directions don't tel...

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I reduced the recipe to 6 servings and made one pizza, following the instructions exactly. I baked it for 20 minutes at 400F. The dough came together and rolled nicely. However, it did not ri...

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I reduced the recipe to 6 servings and made one pizza, following the instructions exactly. I baked it for 20 minutes at 400F. The dough came together and rolled nicely. However, it did not ri...

Good recipe but the directions are vague. For anyone new to cooking, Quick-Rise instant yeast is the same as Fast-Rising, Rapid-Rise and/or Bread Machine Yeast. Also, the directions don't tel...

This is such an unbelievable, probably best tasting pizza dough I have yet made. With some minor modifications this can be one of your favorite pizza dough recipes as well. I didn't have instant...

Thanks for sharing the recipe. My pizza dough never turns out. I followed this recipe without making any changes and it was perfect. My family loved it

This recipe IS a "keeper" I too DID NOT have INSTANT YEAST...Iused RED STAR RAPID RISE YEAST and used WARM WATER mixed all ingredients in my food processor ..allowed dough to REST for 10 min. (T...

It is a great recipe but I altered it slightly to suit my needs. I have made this recipe three times already and I used normal yeast (no such thing as instant or rapid in my local shop) and so I...

I make pizza weekly in my house I came across this recipe and it sounded good! Over all I like the crust mine was thin and crispy I did use warm water not cold! my only complaint was I could not...

I loved this recipe. Probably the best pizza dough recipe I have found. My family loves it!

I cut this recipe in half and used warm water instead of cold. Then I let the dough rise for about an hour before I rolled it out. It was good. The Parmesan adds nice flavor.