What Can You Make With Pizza Dough

Hey everyone! I love pizza and I’m sure you do too, so why not get creative with it? Pizza dough is a great base for all kinds of recipes.

You can make sweet treats or savory snacks – the possibilities are endless! In this article, we’ll explore what kind of delicious dishes you can whip up with some simple store-bought pizza dough.

From crunchy pretzels to gooey cinnamon rolls, there’s something here to tantalize your taste buds. So let’s dig in and see what culinary delights await us when we start playing around with pizza dough!

Sweet Treats

I absolutely love making sweet treats with pizza dough! It’s a great way to get creative and indulge in something delicious.

One of my favorite recipes is fruit tarts, they are so easy to make and you can use whatever type of fruits or jams that you like! All I do is roll out the pizza dough, cut it into small circles with a cookie cutter, fill them with some jam or fresh fruit pieces, then bake them until golden brown. The result is an irresistible flaky tart with a fruity flavor.

Another one of my go-to recipes for when I’m craving something sweet is cheesecake bites. They’re super simple to prepare; all you need is cream cheese, sugar, egg yolk and vanilla extract which you mix together before adding your rolled out pizza dough on top. Then just cut it up into bite sized portions, bake them until golden brown and enjoy!

These two desserts have become staples in our household whenever we need a quick treat – everyone loves them!

Savory Snacks

I’m sure you’ve heard of pizza dough, but did you know that it can be used to make delicious savory snacks? From stuffed mushrooms and garlic knots, there’s something for everyone when using pizza dough.

Stuffed mushrooms are a great way to use up any leftover pizza dough. Simply stuff them with your favorite filling such as cheese or vegetables, then bake in the oven until golden brown. The result is an appetizer that will have guests coming back for more!

Garlic knots are another tasty snack made from pizza dough. To prepare, simply roll out the dough into small ropes and tie them into knots before sprinkling on some garlic salt and baking in the oven. These bites of cheesy goodness are sure to be a hit at any gathering!

These treats are easy to make and always get rave reviews – no matter what ingredients you decide to use. So why not give them a try today? You won’t regret it!

Pizza-Stuffed Breads

I love making pizza-stuffed breads! They are a delicious and unique way to enjoy the classic flavor of pizza in a new way.

My favorite recipes include stuffed cannoli and pizza turnovers.

Stuffed Cannoli is super easy to make with store-bought pizza dough. I just roll out the dough, fill it with my favorite toppings or cheese, fold it up like a traditional cannoli, seal it shut, then bake until golden brown. It’s the perfect combo of crunchy crust on the outside and gooey goodness on the inside.

Pizza Turnovers are another great option for using up leftover pizza dough. For this recipe I take two pieces of rolled out dough and place one topping side down into an oiled baking dish. Then I top it with more cheese or veggies before layering over the other piece of dough that has been brushed with olive oil, salt and herbs – so good!

After baking until golden brown they come out tender and flavorful – perfect for snacking or as part of any meal.

These Pizza-Stuffed Breads have become some of my favorite dishes to make; they’re always crowd pleasers and can be made ahead of time for convenience too!

Calzone-Style Dishes

Moving on from pizza-stuffed breads, calzone-style dishes are a great way to make delicious meals out of pizza dough. Calzones allow you to stuff almost anything inside them – from cheese and vegetables to your favorite meats.

Not only can they be made into full size entrees, but mini versions also make for fun finger foods that will have your guests coming back for more! You can even get creative by using the dough for some delicious desserts.

Pizza dough makes a great base for sweet pies like apple or berry turnovers. You could even try something savory like spanakopita, which is made with spinach and feta cheese wrapped in phyllo pastry – just substitute the phyllo with pizza dough instead! No matter what you decide to use it for, pizza dough provides endless possibilities in the kitchen and can easily turn an ordinary meal into something extraordinary.

So don’t hesitate to experiment – chances are, you won’t be disappointed!

Fried Goodness

I’ve always been a big fan of fried goodness, especially when it comes to pizza dough. Making stuffed doughnuts with pizza dough is one of my favorites! You can roll out the dough into circles, spoon in some jam or cream cheese filling and then fry them until golden brown. They’re delicious for breakfast or as a snack throughout the day.

Fried wontons are another great way to use up pieces of leftover pizza dough. Simply fold over small triangles of pizza dough around your favorite fillings – like spinach and feta, chicken and mozzarella, or even apple pie filling – before frying in hot oil until crispy on both sides.

The possibilities really are endless here! And these are just two ideas of what you can make with pizza dough. With a little creativity, there’s sure to be something that will satisfy any craving!

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is The Best Type Of Pizza Dough To Use For Each Recipe?

When it comes to making pizza dough, the best type of dough to use for each recipe varies.

Many recipes call for a soft and chewy dough that has some elasticity when stretched out. This type of dough usually requires more rising time and should be made with high-gluten flour or bread flour to get the desired texture.

If you are looking for something lighter, then a thinner crust would require a leaner dough which uses less fat and no sugar in the recipe. For this kind of crust, an all purpose or Italian ’00’ grade flour is ideal as they rise faster than other types.

No matter what your preference is, experimenting with different amounts of yeast and water can help you achieve the right texture and rising time that works best for you.

How Long Does Pizza Dough Typically Last In The Refrigerator?

Storing your pizza dough for long-term use is a great way to save time and energy. Generally, pizza dough can last in the refrigerator for 3-5 days if stored properly.

To make sure it doesn’t spoil, wrap the dough tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and place it in an airtight container.

If you’re looking to store your pizza dough longer than that, you can freeze it for up to 6 months! Just be sure to thaw it completely before using so that your final product will turn out great.

Are There Any Vegan Or Gluten-Free Pizza Dough Recipes?

Yes, there are many vegan and gluten-free pizza dough recipes out there.

If you’re looking for a vegan substitution, why not try making your own crust with ingredients like chickpea flour or cauliflower? You can also find pre-made vegan pizza dough in stores and online.

For gluten-free substitutes, almond flour is a popular choice as it still gives the pizza that classic chewy texture. There are plenty of other ways to make delicious pizzas without using traditional wheat-based dough – experiment and enjoy!

How Can I Make Pizza Dough Without Yeast?

If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to make pizza dough without yeast, look no further!

You can make delicious pizza dough with just a few ingredients and minimal effort.

No-knead recipes are great if you don’t have the time or patience to knead the dough.

There are also quick rise methods that use baking soda instead of yeast – all you need is some self-rising flour, oil, water and salt.

With these simple steps and a bit of elbow grease, you’ll be able to enjoy homemade pizza in no time!

Is There A Way To Make Pizza Dough Without Kneading It?

Yes, making pizza dough without kneading it is possible! With a few simple ingredients and some quick rise yeast, you can have delicious homemade pizza dough in no time.

All you need to do is mix the flour with salt, sugar, oil and yeast together until combined. Then let the mixture sit for about an hour before rolling out your thin crust or deep dish masterpiece.

The longer you let it rest, the more flavor will develop; but if you’re short on time then this ‘no knead’ method works perfectly!

Enjoy your freshly made pizza dough with all of your favorite toppings!


Making things with pizza dough is a great way to use up any leftovers or make something new and exciting.

You can create all sorts of fun dishes, from calzones to pizzas, using different types of dough.

Plus, you don’t have to worry about the dough going bad since it lasts for quite some time in the refrigerator.

Most importantly, there are plenty of recipes out there that cater to vegan and gluten-free eaters, so everyone can get creative in the kitchen!

With just a few simple ingredients and techniques, you can enjoy delicious homemade meals made with pizza dough.