Homemade Pizza Dough

This easy homemade pizza dough recipe will be a great addition to your recipe book. Easy, delicious, and a great way to cook with your kids!


  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1 package or 2 1/4 teaspoons of yeast
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teespoon of sugar
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2.5-3 cups of flour


  1. Stir yeast into warm water.
  2. Add salt, sugar, oil, and stir vigorously.
  3. Add flour, 1 cup at a time, mixing between cups. Near the end you will need to start using your hands.
  4. Knead dough until it is no longer sticky and is earlobe consistency.
  5. Let rise 10-20 minutes.
  6. Use butter or oil to coat baking sheet.
  7. Spread dough on pan, working from the inside out.
  8. Cover with tasty toppings of choice.
  9. Cook at 450 degrees for 15 minutes or until crust begins to brown.

Recipe adapted from: Julice Bulatowicz, Penn State Roommate of VINES Farm Share Program Coordinator, Kate!