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Sweetheart Skillet Pizzas

Makes 2 large skillets


For the pizza dough:

  • 2 1/2 cups flour all white or mix white and wheat flour
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 package 2 1/4 teaspoons yeast
  • 3 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 cup very warm water

For the skillet pizza:

  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Pizza sauce
  • Mozzarella cheese shredded
  • toppings of choice


For pizza dough:

  • Combine yeast, sugar, 1 cup flour, and salt in a large bowl.
  • Add the warm water and oil and mix.
  • Stir in remaining flour slowly until dough is soft but not sticky.
  • Knead until smooth.
  • Let the dough rest for at least 30 minutes before making the pizza.

For the skillet pizza:

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  • Split the dough in half.
  • Coat a large oven safe skillet with oil.
  • Take half the pizza dough and press it into the bottom of the skillet.
  • Add pizza sauce, spreading to cover.
  • Now top with shredded cheese.
  • Finally, add your toppings.
  • I cut out heart shaped pepperonis with a mini cookie cutter and added additional toppings like spinach, olives, and onions.
  • Bake for 16-18 minutes or until bubbly and golden.
  • Let cool slightly then using a spatula remove pizzas to a cutting board.
  • Cut into squares or triangles using a pizza cutter and serve warm.
  • I hope you and your sweethearts enjoy this delicious homemade pizza!