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Discover 5 Delicious Deep Dish Pizza Recipes That Wow! [+1 Bonus!]

by Ann Ferguson

Did you know that there’s a day entirely dedicated to just deep-dish pizza? That’s right; We’re talking about National Deep Dish Pizza Day!

While pizza sounds good on any day, there’s no denying the satisfaction that comes from a thick pizza with deep layers of cheese and fillings. And if you cook it yourself, there’s no telling how far your enjoyment will go.

So, fire up that oven and check out these incredible recipes that you just have to try!

1. Skillet Deep Dish Pizza

Deep dish pizza in a skillet

Yup, that’s right — you can make this pizza on your stovetop rather than your oven and still get mouth-watering results. With a carbon steel skillet, you can load all your toppings and cheese on a super crispy crust. And if you don’t like the toppings described in the recipe, substitute your own!

Keep in mind that preparing your own dough will add 90 more minutes of prep. So, if you plan to make this dish, make sure to give yourself plenty of time!

2. Cheat’s Deep Dish Pizza

Pizza with spnach

Quick and utterly delicious, you can make Cheat’s deep dish pizza in 30 minutes! The simple, easy steps will quickly cement this recipe as one of the family favorites, especially since it serves 4 to 6. And if you want to wow a crowd, you can easily roll out the dough to fit large baking sheets.

Simple, yet with unbelievable results, we dare you to try it!

3. Deep Dish Bubble Pizza

Pizza with super thick crust

What’s a bubble pizza? It’s a pizza made of biscuit dough crust that bubbles up when it bakes! This ingenious deep dish bubble pizza creates a truly thick pizza that is filled to the brim with your favorite toppings. And it only takes 40 minutes to make!

Pro Tip: For an even thicker deep dish pizza, use grand-sized biscuits from a tube!

4. Slow Cooker Deep Dish Gluten-Free Pizza

Did you know that you can make bread in a slow cooker? Now you can make a slow-cooker deep dish pizza, too! You’ll encounter a unique mix of deep dish and Sicilian pizza, with this recipe. Now that’s an incredibly thick pizza!

This dish takes a little over 2 hours to cook, so prepare accordingly!

5. Mini Caprese Deep Dish Pizzas

Mini deep dish pizza

Just the thought of pizza as an appetizer has us drooling, and with this mini Caprese deep dish pizza recipe, you’ll be drooling too! The combination of Caprese salad and pizza in one bite is enough to send your tastebuds into the stratosphere. And since the toppings go inside each mini pizza rather than on, you’ll get so much flavor in every bite.

This recipe serves 12 mini pizzas, but you can easily double that to make more. Trust us, this will be one popular entrée!

6. Bonus: Chicago-Style Deep Dish Pizza

Family enjoying Chicago-style pizza

It would be criminal to talk about deep dish pizza and not mention good old-fashioned Chicago-style deep dish pizza! What makes Chicago-style so unique is that the sauce goes on top of the cheese instead of the other way around. And the crunchy-edged, flaky crust isn’t too shabby either!

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