Pizza Dough Recipe

This pizza dough recipe makes a simple and deliciously chewy homemade pizza dough that will be an instant hit at your house!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword pizza dough recipe
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 382kcal
Author April Woods


  • 1 cup warm water//110-115 degrees let's be real, I just run the tap until it's warm and then call it good
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons 1 packet active dry yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Allow to proof (get frothy) for 15 minutes, then add olive oil, 2 cups flour and salt.
  • Add remaining flour until dough is rubbery and slightly tacky, but not firm. Knead dough on a lightly floured surface (or in your stand mixer with a dough hook) for approximately five minutes.
  • Form dough into a ball and place in greased bowl (turn once to grease top and bottom). Cover and set in a warm place for one hour (I put dough in my oven with the light on).
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Roll dough into preferred shape on baking sheet or stone and brush with olive oil. Stab several times with a fork (go ahead, take out your frustrations!). Bake 5-7 minutes.
  • If you want to freeze your crust, allow it to cool and then do so now!
  • Top as desired and bake an additional 15-20 minutes (or until crust is lightly browned). If you prefer a crispier crust, you can remove it from the baking sheet and do this part directly on the oven rack.
  • Enjoy!!!


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Calories: 382kcal