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4.67 from 3 votes

Best Homemade Pizza Crust

Homemade pizza dough is the best thing to make on a Friday night!  This pizza dough recipe only has a few ingredients and is easy enough for your kids to make! 
Prep Time1 hr 30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 50 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Best Homemade Pizza Crust
Calories: 833kcal


  • 2 1/4 teaspoon yeast, active dry
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 3/4 cup flour, all-purpose
  • 1 3/4 cup flour, whole wheat


  • 2 cup pizza sauce
  • 8 ounce mozzarella cheese
  • 2 ounce pepperoni


  • Add yeast, sugar, and water to a large mixing bowl. Let sit for 10 minutes.
  • Stir in salt, oil and flour. Knead dough in mixer or on a floured surface just until no longer sticky. Put in a greased bowl and let rise until doubled, about 1 hour.
  • Punch dough down and put on your pizza pan. Allow it to rest for a few minutes, then roll out. Let sit again for 10 minutes.
  • Roll out on pizza pan. Cook at 425 degrees F for about 10 minutes.
  • Spread sauce over crust. Add pepperoni and sprinkle with grated cheese. Return to the oven for 10-15 minutes.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes before serving.


Calories: 833kcal | Carbohydrates: 113g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 1609mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 24g