Easy Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe

With just 5 ingredients you will have the perfect homemade pizza crust made with homemade pizza crust dough recipe that is perfect for making homemade pizza.

This pizza crust is soft and chewy and has the perfect crisp when it is baked.


warm water active dry yeast salt olive oil all-purpose flour

Pour the water into the bowl of a stand mixer. Sprinkle the yeast on top of the water and let it bloom for 5 minutes.

Add the salt, olive oil, to the bowl and mix well. If you want to add any spices like garlic powder or Italian Seasoning add that in and mix.

Mix on low speed until the dough starts to form. Gradually turn the speed to medium until the dough ball forms.

Knead the dough ball in the mixer for 10 minutes on medium speed. You want the dough to be slightly sticky but manageable in your hands.

Remove the dough from the mixer and divide it in half.

Place the dough balls on a floured surface and cover with a damp towel or your mixing bowl and let the pizza dough rise for an hour.

Roll the dough out to the desired thickness. Sprinkle a small amount of cornmeal onto your pizza stone or pan. Prebake the pizza crust in a 500°F oven for 2 minutes.

Flip the dough over and top with your topping of choice. Bake for 6-8 minutes until golden brown.

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