How to Make the Perfect Pizza Dough

When done right, pizza dough is crispy and crunchy and delicious. The secret is a long, slow rise. Follow our lead for the best-ever pizza crust.

By Sarah Tenaglia; Photography by Romulo Yanes

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Best-Ever Dough

You know how the crust at your favorite pizza joint is crispy on the outside, soft on the inside and full of flavor? A long, slow rise (anywhere from 10 to 48 hours!) gives it both flavor and structure time to develop. Use our go-to 6-ingredient dough recipe for your next pie.

Yields: Four 9-inch rounds or sixteen 3- to 4-inch rounds for pizzas.

Prep   30 mins (plus resting)
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