Thin Crust Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

Your favorite cheeseburger in pizza form! Easy thin crust bacon cheeseburger pizza featuring bacon, beef, pickles and much more!

Thin crust bacon cheeseburger pizza recipe from @bakedbyrachel

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Also, this pizza…

Thin crust bacon cheeseburger pizza recipe from @bakedbyrachel

I made this pizza over the weekend, just in time for afternoon Super Bowl munchies. I honestly don’t know what took me so long to make this because the combination is over the top amazing. I mean, a bacon cheeseburger on a pizza. It’s seriously good.

I know you probably got your fill of pizza on Super Bowl Sunday, but today is pizza Friday, so… more pizza to love and trust me, you need to make this pizza. It’s amazing!

An easy homemade thin crust, topped off with the essentials to make a perfect bacon cheeseburger! From the ever important bacon to seasoned ground beef, two varieties of cheese, onions and pickles… it’s all there!

Homemade bacon cheeseburger pizza… give it a try, I promise you’ll love it!

Thin crust bacon cheeseburger pizza recipe from @bakedbyrachel

Yield: 1: 10-inch pizza

Prep Time: 20 minutes active

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 90 minutes

Thin Crust Bacon Cheeseburger Pizza

Easy thin crust bacon cheeseburger pizza featuring salty bacon, beef, two varieties of cheese, pickles and more!

Ingredients:

Dough:

  • 1/2C water, heated to 115°F
  • 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/4 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4C all purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

Toppings:

  • 1/2C pizza sauce
  • 1/2lb ground beef, cooked
  • 1C whole milk mozzarella, shredded
  • 1/2C Pepper Jack cheese, shredded
  • 3 slices bacon, cooked and chopped
  • Red onion, sliced
  • Hamburger pickle slices
  • Ground black pepper

Directions:

  1. Heat water to 115°F, combine with yeast and sugar. Allow to proof.
  2. In a large bowl or stand mixer, combine flour and salt. With mixer running, add yeast mixture, followed by olive oil. Mix until a smooth ball forms, knead by hand if necessary. Transfer to a lightly greased bowl, cover and allow to rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.
  3. Meanwhile, cook and crumble beef, seasoning to taste with salt, black pepper and red pepper flakes. Cook and chop bacon. Prepare cheese and onion slices.
  4. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  5. Lightly grease a baking sheet with olive oil. Shape dough to desired size. Top off with pizza sauce, followed by cooked beef. Sprinkle with mozzarella and pepper Jack cheese. Add bacon and onion. Sprinkle lightly with ground black pepper and finish off with pickle slices.
  6. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until desired crispness is reached.
  7. Slice and serve immediately.

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