Basic Pizza Dough
Recipe from Parents

This simple 4-ingredient dough makes enough for four mini crusts.



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Yield: 4 mini crusts
Related Categories: Bread, Pizza, Pizza Dough, Yeast Breads
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Ingredients
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    3   cups 
    all-purpose flour, divided
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    1   package 
    active dry yeast
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
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    1   cup 
    warm water
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    2   tablespoons 
    canola oil or olive oil

Directions
1.
In a large bowl, mix 1-3/4 cups flour with yeast and salt; add warm water and oil. Beat with a whisk for 3 minutes. Using a wooden spoon, stir in another 1-1/4 cups flour, or enough so mixture holds together. Place dough on a lightly floured surface. Knead in 1/4 to 1/2 cup more flour - stop once it's lump-free. Wrap half the dough in plastic and freeze for later use; cover remainder and let it rest for about 10 minutes.
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Heat oven to 425 degrees F. On a lightly floured surface, divide dough into 4 portions and roll each into a 6-inch circle. Transfer to a greased baking sheet. Build up edges slightly; prick bottom of crusts. Bake about 8 minutes. Spread sauce and toppings onto crust and bake for another 8 minutes.
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