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Classic Thin Crust Three Cheese Pizza

Easy homemade thin crust three cheese pizza. A classic recipe the entire family is guaranteed to love!
Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pizza
Servings: 3 plus



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


  • 1/2 C pizza sauce
  • 3-4 Tb grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 C sharp cheddar cheese shredded
  • 1 C whole milk mozzarella cheese shredded


  • Heat water to 115°F. Combine warm water with yeast and sugar. Allow to proof for 5-10 minutes. 
  • 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 dough to a lightly greased bowl, cover and allow to rise in a warm location for 1 hour or until doubled in size. 
  • Preheat oven to 425°F. 
  • Lightly grease a baking sheet with olive oil. Shape dough to desired size. Spread pizza sauce evenly over the dough. Sprinkle with Parmesan, followed by mozzarella and cheddar cheese. 
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes or until desired crispness is reached. 
  • Slice and serve warm. 


Recipe yields 1: 10-inch pizza
An original recipe from Baked by Rachel