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Make Your Own Pizza in a Bag

I’ll be honest – I love frozen pizza.  If I can’t have pizza delivered, the next best thing is frozen pizza.  Sure, I could make this homemade pizza dough (which is AMAZING if you ask me).  But I just don’t always have time for that.  These Make Your Own Pizzas are a great substitution for when I’m in a hurry.  Plus, since they are all individually packaged, each person can select their own favorite toppings!  These are easy to assemble so it’s a great recipe to let the little ones help you with in the kitchen.

Make Your Own Pizza in a Bag


Katie @ onceamonthmeals.com


  • 4 precooked individual pizza crusts
  • 1 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 1 ounce pepperoni (or substitute favorite pizza toppings)


Top pizza crust with sauce, then cover in cheese and pepperoni. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.

Freezing Directions:

Place pizza crusts into 4 gallon freezer bags. Divide pizza sauce into 4 quart freezer bags. Divide cheese and pepperoni into 4 sandwich bags. Place sandwich bags and quart bags into gallon freezer bags with pizza crusts. Label and freeze. To serve: thaw in fridge. Top pizza crust with sauce, then cover in cheese and pepperoni. Bake at 375 for 15 minutes or until cheese is golden brown.

Servings: 4


**conversion chart image provided by Erik Spiekermann


7 Responses to “Make Your Own Pizza in a Bag”

  1. Lynette says:

    Is there anyway to do this with a microwave? Like would the pizza hold up premade in the freezer then nuked in the microwave at work after thawed… just wondered cause thia would be a good lunch!

    • katie says:

      Lynette, if it was me, I’d freeze as directed and bake the night before. Then you could wrap in plastic wrap and reheat in the microwave at lunch the next day. You could try to bake it before freezing but I think the crust would be a little soggy after reheating. If you try either way, let me know how it works out!

  2. Amanda says:

    Hello-I am really interested in many of your recipes but I am a bit confused as to the freezing directions. Are freezing directions for after cooking? Or before? Also- some of the directions for freezing and putting in bags are confusing. For example, you say divide cheese and pepperoni into 4 sandwich bags. Does this mean you mix the cheese and pepperoni together than separate or divide cheese into 4 bags,and divide pepperoni into 4 bags? I can’t wait to try your recipes, especially after I understand the way you type your instructions are typed :) Once I get the hang of it I hope I can eventually cook only once a month!! Thanks!!

    • katie says:

      Hi Amanda, it depends on which recipe whether our freezing directions are for before cooking or after. It’s usually more clear than it is in this post- sorry about that. For this recipe, you do not cook the pizza first. You put the crust into gallon bags. You can then put the cheese and pepperoni into sandwiches bags- one bag per crust if that makes sense. It won’t hurt to freeze the cheese and the pepperoni together. Hopefully that helps but feel free to ask more questions if not!

  3. Beth says:

    If I use the homemade pizza dough recipe listed above, would I cook to the directions on the pizza dough recipe or on this recipe?

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