Ingredient List
For the Pizza Crust:
  • 1 ¼ cups + 1-2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, divided
  • 1 teaspoon yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup warm water, 120°-130°F
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
For pizzas:
  • 4-8 tablespoons pizza sauce
  • Pizza cheese
  • Favorite pizza toppings
For the Pizza Crust
  • Preheat oven to 425°F.

  • In a quart-sized or larger resealable plastic bag, combine 1 ¼ cups flour, yeast, sugar and salt.

  • Seal the bag and shake it.

  • Add warm water and oil.

  • Seal bag. Work bag with fingers 1 to 2 minutes until mixture forms dough.

  • Add 1 to 2 tablespoons flour to form dough that pulls away from side of bag.

  • Knead dough: Work dough in bag with your hands in folding-back and pressing forward motion for 1 to 2 minutes.

  • Remove dough to pastry mat or clean work surface. Using a bowl scraper, divide dough into four equal pieces.

  • Pat or roll dough into 6-inch circles, about ¼-inch thick. (Tip: If dough springs back, cover with plastic wrap and let dough rest 5 minutes.)

  • Place dough on parchment-lined baking sheet.

Making Pizzas
  • Top with 1 to 2 tablespoons pizza sauce, toppings and cheese.

  • Bake 10 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned.

Nutrition information
  • PER PIZZA, CRUST ONLY, NO TOPPINGS (¼ of the recipe), 78 g: 190 calories, 35 calories from fat, 4g fat, 0g saturated fat, 0g trans fat, 0mg Cholesterol, 75mg sodium, 34g total carbohydrates, 2g dietary fiber, 1g sugars, 5g protein, 71mcg folate, 3mg vitamin C, 10mg calcium, 2mg iron.

  • pizza crust in a bag pin

    Get the downloadable instruction sheet at National Festival of Breads.

    This Pizza in a Bag Crust would also be a good substitute for the naan in Naan Taco Pizzas and Naan Breakfast Pizza.

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