All-American Pizza Crust

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This quick rise dough is ready so fast you must prepare your toppings first. I took this off the back of a yeast package. For servings, I figured 2 slices per person for 2 pizzas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a mixer bowl, combine 1 cup flour, yeast and salt; mix well.
  3. Combine water and oil; heat to 120 - 130 F, add to flour mixture.
  4. Blend at low speed until moistened; beat 3 minutes at medium speed. By hand, gradually stir in enough remaining flour to make a firm dough. Knead on floured surface 3 - 5 minutes.
  5. Divide dough into 2 parts. With well-floured or greased fingers, press each half into greased 12 or 14-inch pizza pan. Sprinkle 1/4 cup of your favorite shredded cheese over dough to prevent a soggy crust.
  6. Spread prepared pizza sauce on each pizza (approximately 3/4 cup of sauce per pizza).
  7. Add your favorite toppings. Cover with shredded cheese of your choice.
  8. Bake at 400°F for 25 - 30 minutes (see NOTE below) until edge is crisp and light golden brown and cheeses are melted. Serve immediately.
  9. Note: It may not take the full time. In my oven, it was about 20 minutes.


Most Helpful

This came out exactly as pizza crust should. We really enjoyed this.

Maya's Mama September 21, 2012

Great basic pizza crust ~ I baked one thin crust making Recipe #447686, and bagged the remaining dough to freeze for another day! RIP Vicky ~ Made for the VickyJ Cook-A-Thon.

Kerfuffle-Upon-Wincle October 07, 2012

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