What’s a fun way to feed dinner guests and keep them entertained? Throw a pizza party. It’s that simple. With all of the different topping and sauce options, a pizza party is a great way to bring out the smiles, laughter, and creativity all while making sure that your guests leave with full tummies.
Whether you’re hosting a party for kids or adults, all ages will find this dinner idea to be a fun and creative way to have a hands-on experience that will create lasting memories. Plus, the items needed to make a pizza are readily available at a majority of grocery stores. Simple pick up the items, set them out, prepare baking sheets, and allow your dinner guests to have fun creating a pizza masterpiece.
You can even turn it into a friendly competition. Who makes the best pizza? Have a pizza taste test to find out who is the master chef at your party. Who can create the strangest pizza? Go to town and let the creativity flow. Who can give the pizza the proper name? Host a pizza naming contest. When it comes to pizza parties, the possibilities are endless.
- Pizza dough (Homemade or Store-Bought)
- Sauces (Tomato, Alfredo, Pesto, BBQ)
- Meats (Pepperoni, Sausage, Chicken, Shrimp)
- Vegetables (Onion, Mushrooms, Green Peppers, Tomatoes, Artichokes)
- Cheeses (Mozzarella, Goat, Bleu, Parmesan, Feta)
- Pizza Pans or Baking Sheets
- Cooking Spray
- Pizza Cutter
Steps for Making the Pizzas:
1.) Pour the sauces, meats, vegetables, and cheeses into decorative bowls and setup a station in your home big enough to display all of the ingredients.
2.) Preheat oven to 400 degrees F and spray pizza pans and baking sheets with cooking spray (or cover with parchment paper). Place prepared pizza dough on the pans and sheets.
3.) Invite your family and friends to the pizza making station where they can create their own pizzas.
4.) Fill the racks of the oven with the pans and sheets. Bake the pizza in groups for 20 minutes or until the dough is cooked and the toppings are melted and bubbly.
5.) Remove the pizzas from the oven and bake the next batch of pizzas.
What’s your favorite kind of pizza?