Homemade Pizza Crust Recipe
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Homemade Pizza Crust Recipe

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By varying a few of the ingredients required for the basic loaf, Lois can create a delicious thick pizza crust in a jiffy. You'll love its home-baked taste. -Lois Fleming, Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + resting Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + resting Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 2 cups Shortcut Bread Mix
  • 1 teaspoon quick-rise yeast
  • 2/3 cup warm water (120° to 130°)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • Pizza sauce, sausage and cheese or toppings of your choice


  1. In a bowl, combine 1 cup bread mix and yeast. Add water and butter; beat until smooth. stir in the remaining bread mix to form a soft dough. Turn onto a floured surface; knead until smooth and elastic, about 4-6 minutes. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes. On a floured surface, roll dough into a 14-in. circle. Sprinkle cornmeal on an ungreased 14-in. pizza pan; transfer dough to pan. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes. Top with pizza sauce, sausage and cheese. Bake 10-15 minutes longer or until golden brown. Yield: 1 pizza.
Originally published as Homemade Pizza in Quick Cooking January/February 1999, p22

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.

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sstetzel User ID: 158954 50591
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

"Shortcut bread mix is another Recipe - these were originally printed together.

You can find it here...."

susiema User ID: 5725273 51895
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2011

"I don't know what "shortcut bread mix" is either. Bisquick?"

opengate User ID: 5669327 202925
Reviewed Feb. 4, 2011

"I don't know what is "shortcut bread mix""

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