Pizza Crusts for the Freezer

We love homemade pizza! One thing I like to do is make a big batch of pizza crusts and then freeze them for use later on. If I don’t have any in the freezer on pizza night then I make up a batch of dough that will make 6 pizza crusts. My family eats 2 pizzas and the other 4 crusts go in the freezer.

Here is my pizza crust recipe:  I double the 3 crust recipe to get 6 pizza crusts.

To make them for the freezer.. make the dough and let it rise once, punch it down and divide into 6 balls of dough…

Roll them out on the pizza pan (my pan size is: 14 inch) that as been sprayed with non-stick spray…

Par bake (prebake) them for 6 minutes… let them cool.. I have 3 pizza pans and bake one at a time and then slide them off the pan and reuse the pans for the next ones.

When the crusts have completely cooled I wrap them in plastic wrap and put them in the freezer….

When I want to use the crusts I pull one out of the freezer, remove the plastic wrap and set it on a pizza pan. It defrosts pretty quickly (an hour or so).. when it has defrosted I put my toppings on and bake according to the recipe…

Having the crusts in the freezer makes dinner pretty simple!!

Here is my favorite pizza sauce recipe:

Pizza Sauce
3- 8oz cans tomato sauce
1- 6oz can tomato paste
1T Italian seasonings
1t minced garlic, heaping
1t salt
pinch or two of cane juice crystals (or sugar) - according to your own tastes

Heat this up on the stove on low until hot.



  1. This is such a good bit of advice. I'm going to do this. Thanks!

  2. Home with the kids today because of snow, I might just try this! Sounds so easy and there is your convenient food! Thanks again for another great tip!

  3. I've never baked the crusts and then frozen them, I've always just frozen the dough balls. This sounds like a much more convenient process.

  4. Does the flour have to be whole wheat BREAD flour? I have Pillsbury Whole Wheat Flour on hand but not the bread...

    1. Monica the your flour will work fine..

      Crystal :)

  5. Thanks for sharing this recipe and how to freeze the crusts. It sounds pretty simple. I will have to give it a try. Enjoy your day and God bless.

  6. Just like Donna (from Greg n Donna), I've frozen the dough, now I'm going to par bake then freeze. I love convenience!

    Thank you Crystal

  7. This is brilliant!! Thank you for sharing, I am going to get some in my freezer today :o)

  8. It was a BIG hit. We ate two and I froze one. I will make it again soon, eat two and freeze one... thanks again!

    1. You're welcome Monica!! Thanks for sharing how it turned out! :) Crystal :)

  9. Thank you for sharing this recipe along with the pictures and your instructions on how you make yours. I've also never made these but with all the extra flour I have on hand, and with all the pizza we make...this is the perfect item for me to make!

  10. Replies
    1. Same as the baking temps in the crust recipe.. 475


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