Skillet Pizza Crust

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Impera_Magna

An easy way to prepare pizza crusts and freeze for later. Of course, you could use them immediately! I like this recipe b/c as a "single babe"... I'm mostly cooking for one these days and like being able to pull an individual-size pizza crust out of the freezer for a quick dinner... or when I have unexpected company!

Top Review by COOKGIRl

I used my new KitchenAid stand up mixer to prep the dough. The dough required about 1/2 cup more water but that is probably due to the type of flour I used and not the recipe's fault. This was a good opportunity to use up leftovers from our New Year's Day lunch. I drizzled a little bit of olive oil on the crust, added some feta and Parmesan, sliced grape tomatoes, and a sprinkle of Greek oregano and red onion (basically a modified and glorified version of Queen Margherita)-all leftovers. After removing the mini pizzas from the oven they were garnished with fresh cilantro. Half of the remaining prepared crusts have been frozen. In a little over one hour we had a fantastic meal with lots of fresh ingredients and I was able to use up most of the leftovers. Thanks for posting!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 2 c measuring cup or sm bowl, combine yeast, sugar and 3/4 c warm water; let stand 5 minutes.
  2. Combine yeast mixture, flour, salt, water, and oil in lg bowl, stirring til well blended.
  3. Turn out dough onto floured surface; knead 5 minutes.
  4. Place in bowl coated w/ cooking spray, turning to grease top. Cover and let rise in a warm place (85 degrees), free from drafts, 30 mins or til dough is doubled in bulk.
  5. Punch dough down; knead 4 – 5 times.
  6. Divide dough into 6 equal portions; roll each into 8” circle.
  7. Cook each round on each side in a non-stick 8” skillet coated w/ cooking spray over med heat about 2 mins per side or til dough rounds are lightly browned.
  8. Cool crusts and freeze in an air-tight container up to 6 months.
  9. TO MAKE PIZZA: Place frozen crusts on baking sheets; spread w/ 1/4 c pasta sauce and sprinkle w/ favorite toppings.
  10. Bake at 425 for 12 – 15 minutes or til edges are lightly browned and cheese melts.
  11. FOR EXTRA FLAVOR: I like to add Italian seasoning/spices to the crust for extra flavor.

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