Pizza Dough and Crust Recipes

Thin and thick pizza crusts made with yeast dough, quick doughs, and all ready for your favorite toppings.

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Pizza Dough I

Rating: 4.44 stars
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This one is a quick recipe that merely involves mixing a few basic ingredients and patting the dough into the pan. No need to wait for the dough to rise with this approach.

Gluten-Free Cheese and Herb Pizza Crust

Rating: 4.59 stars
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Here's a variation of a gluten-free pizza crust - I have found that baking it for 10 minutes before topping improves the texture.

Whole Wheat and Honey Pizza Dough

Rating: 4.33 stars
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Quick, easy, yummy homemade pizza dough, which you can top any way that you like. This makes a thin crust but it can be doubled for a thick crust.

Amazing Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

Rating: 4.61 stars
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A healthy whole wheat crust that comes out soft and chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside. Use with your favorite pizza toppings or pizza recipes.
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Pizza Crust for the Bread Machine II

Rating: 4.73 stars
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Nothing beats a homemade pizza crust! Crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Using your bread machine makes mixing the dough a breeze.

Quick and Easy Pizza Crust

Rating: 4.7 stars
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This is a great recipe when you don't want to wait for the dough to rise. You just mix it and allow it to rest for 5 minutes and then it's ready to go!! It yields a soft, chewy crust. For a real treat, I recommend you use bread flour and bake it on a pizza stone, but all-purpose flour works well too. Enjoy!

Valentino's Pizza Crust

Rating: 4.61 stars
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This is an excellent pizza crust recipe. I have found it is really good when baked on a pizza stone.

Crazy Crust Pizza Dough

Rating: 3.81 stars
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A quick and easy way to make your own pizza crust. Simply add the meat and vegetable toppings of your choice.

Grill Dough

Rating: 4.83 stars
113
Great during the summer. Can assemble with favorite toppings and cook right on the grill! You may use whole wheat flour in this recipe if you prefer.

Pizza Crust Fantastico

Rating: 4.12 stars
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This crust I developed after many rounds of dough. It has become a weekly favorite! Its rosy color is from the sauce, and the chewy/crusty dough is a real treat! When baking, I like to use a pizza stone, but a perforated pan works well too.

Two-Ingredient Pizza Dough

Rating: 4.52 stars
213
If you want to make a good pizza that's fast and easy, this is it. Cooking at a higher temperature (500 degrees F (260 degrees C)) is the key to making this the perfect pizza. It doesn't get any easier than this folks. Brush dough with olive oil and add your favorite toppings. Enjoy!

No-Yeast Pizza Crust

Rating: 4.52 stars
335
A tasty, quick pizza crust that uses no yeast.
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Inspiration and Ideas

Easy Homemade Pizza Dough

"This pizza dough produces a very nice pizza crust—flavorful, tender, with just the right amount of chewiness." – Chef John

New York Italian Pizza Dough

"A really wet, sticky pizza dough that bakes up to perfection! Authentic, crispy and chewy—just like your favorite NY brick oven joint." – ItsJeanettic

Basic Pizza Dough

Rating: 3.83 stars
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Basic pizza dough recipe. With a few ingredients and a couple of hours you'll be 'da bomb' and the whole family will forget about that local pizza joint down the block!