The BEST Pizza Dough Recipe

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 8 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Author: DaNelle Wolford
The best ever. That is all.


  • 2 c very warm water (110 degrees)
  • 3 tsp salt
  • 4 TBS honey
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 4 1/2 C flour (I like to use half organic white flour & half sprouted spelt flour)
  • 3 tsp instant yeast
  • 1/2 c olive oil , divided in the bowls to grease as they rise.Click here to see where I buy olive oil.


  1. Place all ingredients in a mixer except oil.
  2. Mix on high for 8 minutes.
  3. Divide dough into 3 sections for thin crust or 2 sections for thick.
  4. Place each dough in a separate bowl greased each with 1/4 c. oil.
  5. Let rise about 20-30 minutes.
  6. Dump the contents of a bowl onto parchment paper and very lightly, use two fingers to spread out to desired size.
  7. Top with sauce, cheese & toppings.
  8. Transfer entire pizza (including parchment paper) onto preheated pizza stone.
  9. Bake in oven on the preheated pizza stone at 500 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
  10. Remove and let cool 10 minutes before cutting.

Recipe Notes

My favorite is thin crust, but my husband's favorite is thick. We'll just have to agree to disagree on this one:)