Our Very Best Pizza Recipes

Don’t pick up the takeout menu next time pizza night comes around! Whether you prefer the classic cheese or a new-school spin, there’s something for everyone with these homemade pizza recipes.

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Cast-Iron Pizza

Sometimes, using shortcuts is totally worth it. Ree’s 30-minute pizza comes together with the help of store-bought pizza dough, sauce, pepperoni and cheese.

Get the Recipe: Cast-Iron Pizza

True Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza

A Chicago native, Jeff Mauro knows a thing or two about deep-dish pizza. His fan-favorite recipe calls for a homemade dough, which he tops with mozzarella, sausage, pepperoni and hand-crushed tomatoes. A sprinkle of Parmesan adds the finishing touch!

Get the Recipe: True Chicago-Style Deep-Dish Pizza

Mozzarella Stick Stuffed Crust Pizza

We took Detroit's square, deep-dish style pizza to a whole new level by stuffing the crispy crust with cheese and pepperoni. In fact, the whole pizza is loaded with it along with a hearty meat sauce that you can make while the pizza bakes.

Get the Recipe: Mozzarella Stick Stuffed Crust Pizza

Barbecue Chicken Pan Pizza

This cast-iron pizza is the perfect mix of salty, sweet, tangy and sharp. Crispy baked pizza dough is topped with barbecue chicken, mozzarella and cheddar cheese. A drizzle of honey with fresh cilantro and scallion finish off this cheesy chicken pizza.

Get the Recipe: Barbecue Chicken Pan Pizza

Pizza Pockets

Giada's hand-held snacks are like mini calzones, each one stuffed with arugula, cheese and zesty Italian sausage. Using store-bought pizza crust will save a significant amount of time.

Get the Recipe: Pizza Pockets

Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

This easy gluten-free pizza dough bakes up into a crispy, chewy crust (plus, it's vegan!). The addition of coarse cornmeal gives it texture and crunch.

Get the Recipe: Gluten-Free Pizza Dough

Skillet Deep Dish Pizza

If you ask us, this deep-dish pizza is way better than takeout. Thanks to your cast-iron skillet, you can have a hot, flavorful pizza on the table in just one hour — and with minimal cleanup!

Get the Recipe: Skillet Deep Dish Pizza

Keto Pizza Snacks

Perfect for keto followers, cheese lovers and gluten-free folks too, this pizza dough is made mostly from cheese. Now no one has to miss out on pizza night!

Get the Recipe: Keto Pizza Snacks

Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust

If you’re looking for an alternative to the traditional pizza crust, give Katie’s five-star recipe a try. For a truly crispy crust, squeeze all the moisture out of the spaghetti squash before baking.

Get the Recipe: Spaghetti Squash Pizza Crust

Hawaiian Barbecue Pizza

Ready in just 30 minutes, this sweet-and-salty pizza is a breeze to prepare. Grilling the pineapple before baking the pizza adds just a touch of smoke to the juicy fruit.

Get the Recipe: Hawaiian Barbecue Pizza

Sausage Pan Pizza

Italian sausage and plenty of kale give this pizza a zesty flavor. Molly’s advice? The kale will cook down when it’s in the oven, so always add more than you think you might need.

Get the Recipe: Sausage Pan Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

To achieve the dough-like texture for this gluten-free pizza crust, chop cauliflower in a food processor, then steam and drain it to get out the extra moisture.

Get the Recipe: Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Venetian Rolled Pizza

Use store-bought dough to make these pizza rolls a cinch to prepare. Filled with mozzarella, spinach and prosciutto, they make a satisfying and fun hand-held dish.

Get the Recipe: Venetian Rolled Pizza

English Muffin Pizzas

These pizzas can be made ahead and frozen for the perfect after-school snack. No need to thaw; just add your favorite toppings and bake.

Get the Recipe: English Muffin Pizzas

Breakfast Pizza

What's more fun than pizza for breakfast? Delegate tasks to your youngest helpers like brushing the oil on the crust, layering it up with toppings and tearing the basil. When you sit down for breakfast, everyone can enjoy a job well done.

Get the Recipe: Breakfast Pizza

Grilled Dessert Pizza

Who says pizza has to be savory? Chocolate hazelnut spread acts as the “sauce” for Trisha’s grilled pizza, which she tops with sliced bananas, dried fruits and roasted nuts.

Get the Recipe: Grilled Dessert Pizza

Tricolor Salad Pizzas

Ellie saves time by using store-bought, whole-wheat pizza dough for this simple pie. To up the health factor, she cuts down on fat by using part-skim mozzarella and ricotta cheeses.

Get the Recipe: Tricolor Salad Pizzas