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Twisted Pepperoni Pizza

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For those of us who are pizza-dough-tossing challenged this is a fun and easy way to dress up pizza and make it taste as great as the real thing without getting covered in flour and ending up with pizza dough in our hair!!! How do they make it look so easy?!

The bottom is crispy and charred from the melted cheese and the top is nice and crunchy while the middle is still hot and chewy. The perfect combination for great pizza!

Step 1: Pizza Dough

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Pizza Dough
1 - 1/4-ounce envelope dry active yeast
1 c. water
2 1/2-3 c. flour, plus more for dusting
1 t. salt
 Olive oil, for bowl

Dissolve yeast in warm water (105-115 degrees F) in a glass measuring cup and let stand for 5 minutes.

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with hook attachment add yeast mixture and stir in 1 1/2 cups flour and the salt, mixing until smooth. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time until dough comes away from bowl but is still sticky.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured work surface and continue kneading until dough is no longer sticky and is smooth.

Shape dough into a ball and transfer to a lightly oiled bowl; turn to coat. Cover with plastic, and let rise in a warm place until it doubles or place in a proofer and let rise 30-45 minutes.
 
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michael631 year ago
All i can say is YUMMMMMYYY
Wow this looks epic gotta try this
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wold630 (author)  Kimberly_REMOVED1 year ago
Thanks, you too. Happy pizza making!
That. Looks. AWESOME. I will try it ASAP.
wold630 (author)  farflungfloyd1 year ago
Share a pic once you've made some!
skyisblu1 year ago
I really like the cinnamon bun rolling technique you've employed! Very fun!
wold630 (author)  skyisblu1 year ago
Thank you - it's so simple!
Lextone1 year ago
Hey congrats on being a finalist. Good luck!

Oh yeah, I am making your Twisted Pizza for the Superbowl on Sunday. Awesome idea!
wold630 (author)  Lextone1 year ago
Yay! Congrats to you as well!
mistyp1 year ago
Congrats on becoming a finalist! Good luck!
wold630 (author)  mistyp1 year ago
Thanks and same to you.
Looks really delish!
wold630 (author)  TheBrooklynRagazza1 year ago
Thanks.
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wold630 (author)  Kimberly_REMOVED1 year ago
I would say one twist equals more like two pieces of pizza but you could certainly make them as large or as small as you like!
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Much appreciated!
mistyp1 year ago
Well that sounds very interesting! And the end product looks amazing! Thanks for posting it.
wold630 (author)  mistyp1 year ago
Thanks for looking!
wowza yummy!!!!
wold630 (author)  Susan Cirigliano1 year ago
Hey, thanks!
Awesome idea! Pizza is great, but I've never seen it look so pretty!
wold630 (author)  Penolopy Bulnick1 year ago
Thanks! I've always admired those who have the patience to make homemade pizza and who can properly toss the dough. I've never had any luck so I had to come up with something I could do myself!!!
This has to be one of the coolest things I've ever seen.
wold630 (author)  GorillazMiko1 year ago
Thanks! You can jazz up your cinnamon rolls the same way!!