Homemade Pizza Dough

by greenpepper

Homemade Pizza Dough

Our favorite homemade pizza dough recipe, this recipe has been tried and tested in our family, making the best homemade pizza.
Prep Time 15 mins
Servings 2 9 inch. thin crust


  • 1 cup Warm water (105 F to 115 F)
  • 1 teaspoon Active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • Olive oil


  • In a small bowl, combine the yeast, sugar, and warm water together. Stir gently to dissolve. Let it sit for about 5 to 10 minutes. If the yeast is good, it will start to foam.
  • In the food processor, add the flour, the salt, and the yeast mixture until a soft ball forms.
  • Remove the dough from the bowl, and knead on a floured surface to prevent sticking.
  • Shape the dough into a ball and place in an oiled bowl, rubbing oil on the dough as well. Cover bowl with a clean cloth, and set aside in a warm, draft-free area about 50 minutes.
  • Cut the dough in half. Make two 9 inch. thin crust pizzas.
  • Dough can be stored covered with plastic, in refrigerator, less than 48 hours, and in freezer, up to 3 months.

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