Pizza Crust Dough II

Adapted from Better Homes & Gardens New Cookbook. Makes 1 crust
 
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 package active dry yeast
1 cup warm water (120-130 degrees F)
2 tablespoons olive oil
¼ teaspoon salt
1. Combine 1 ¼ cup flour, yeast, and salt
2. Add warm water & oil
3. Beat on low for 30 seconds, scrape the sides of the bowl, beat on high for 3 minutes
4. Use a wooden spoon to mix in remaining flour, then turn out onto lightly floured surface.
5. Knead the dough until it’s stiff, smooth and elastic (about 6-8 min)adding more flour a tablespoon at a time if it’s too sticky
6. Cover, and let rise for 10-20 minutes
7. Lightly grease a cookie sheet or pizza pan, roll or stretch out the dough cover with desired toppings and bake for 15 minutes, or until the dough is baked through and cheese is melted
 
Makes 1 crust at 1560 calories
 
posted 8/2/13 in July’s New To Me Cooking Challenge
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