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Personal Pizzas

Personal pizzas are a fun, customizable, and kid-sized twist on the typical larger version. An easy-to-make crust that's simple to divide into four, means no arguing because everyone gets their favorite toppings! 
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
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Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 735kcal
Author Tiffany


  • 1 ⅓ - 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 packet Fleischmann's RapidRise® Yeast
  • 1 ½ teaspoons sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • cup very warm water (120º-130º F)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 3-4 cups shredded Italian-blend cheese
  • favorite toppings pepperoni, chicken, sausage, veggies, pineapple


  • Preheat oven 425 degrees.
  • In a large bowl whisk together 1 cup flour, yeast, sugar, and salt.
  • Add water and oil and mix well until blended.
  • Gradually add more flour, 1/4 cup at a time, until dough forms into a ball. (Dough will be quite sticky but with you should be able to handle it with floured hands)
  • Turn dough out onto a floured surface and knead for 4-6 minutes until smooth and elastic.
  • Place dough in a bowl, cover tightly and allow to rise in a warm place for 10 minutes.
  • Divide dough into four equal-size pieces and roll or pat each into a 10-inch circle.
  • Spread pizza sauce on top of each pizza, followed by cheese, and desired toppings. (See notes for ideas)
  • Bake in preheated oven on the lowest rack for 12-15 minutes until crust is golden brown and cheese is melted. Serve warm.


Thick Crust: double the recipe and bake crusts 10 minutes alone before adding toppings
BBQ Chicken: bbq sauce, shredded or diced cooked chicken, red onions, and cilantro
Spicy Hawaiian: pizza sauce + crushed red pepper flakes, pineapple chunks, Canadian bacon or ham
Meat Lovers: ground sausage, pepperoni, and Canadian bacon or ham
Veggie Lovers: thinly sliced bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, olives


Calories: 735kcal | Carbohydrates: 93g | Protein: 33g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 54mg | Sodium: 1282mg | Potassium: 393mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 669IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 682mg | Iron: 6mg