How to make a stuffed crust pizza from scratch

by Marshall Brain

My kids first learned about stuffed crust pizza at Pizza Hut. They love the idea of cheese in the crust. Then we discovered DiGiorno frozen Stuffed Crust pizzas.

But what if you want to make your own stuffed crust pizzas at home. The hardest part is getting the crust right. You have three options:

Here's a typical pizza dough recipe - there are dozens of them on YouTube:

He uses:

Mix and then kneed it. If it is too wet, add flour. Let it rise once for an hour or two and then it is ready to use. Here is another recipe that uses cold water instead of warm and keeps it refrigerated overnight.

Do you want to toss your pizza dough in the air? This video shows you how.

Now that you have your dough, how do you stuff stuff the crust? This video suggests using string cheese:

If you don't like (or have) string cheese, you can use shredded mozzarella instead and seal it in the crust.