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Easy Pizza Dough

Prep time 10 mins
Chill time 2 hrs
Yield Makes 6 (8-inch) pizza dough rounds
You can make the dough up to 24 hours before you need it, or shape the dough rounds and store them in the freezer for up to 3 months.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup warm water (100° to 110°)
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 (1/4-oz.) envelope active dry yeast
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Vegetable cooking spray

How to Make It

  1. Process first 4 ingredients in a food processor 20 seconds or until yeast is dissolved and mixture is bubbly. Add flour and salt; pulse 6 to 8 times or until dough forms a ball and leaves sides of bowl, adding more water if necessary.

  2. Place dough in a large bowl coated with cooking spray; lightly coat dough with cooking spray. Cover and chill at least 2 hours or up to 24 hours.

  3. Place dough on a lightly floured surface. Divide dough into 6 equal portions; roll each portion into an 8-inch round. Use dough immediately, or follow instructions below to make ahead.

  4. Note: Place Easy Pizza Dough rounds on 2 lightly greased baking sheets. Bake at 400° for 7 minutes. Let cool 20 minutes. Place in zip-top plastic freezer bags; freeze up to 3 months. Let pizza crusts stand at room temperature 20 minutes before adding toppings.

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