25 Best Pizza Recipes to Make Family Night Fun

by Nancy Reynolds

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One of the things my entire family looks forward to is family night! Considering how hectic life is, and the fact that we always seem to be running in different directions, it’s our time to regroup and spend quality time together. And, our favorite thing to make on family nights is… well, of course, pizza! 

We all love it! It’s fun to cook and the possibilities are absolutely endless. If you’re looking for a few not-so-boring homemade pizza ideas, we gathered 25 best pizza recipes that will make your family night fun.

Everything from hearty meat-lovers pizza to jalapeno popper pizza to easy dessert pizzas that will wow your family, we covered it all! So, skip take-out, save your money on pizza deliveries (that rarely measure up), and instead make one of these delish pizzas that won’t disappoint!

25 Best Pizza Recipes to Make Family Night Fun


Cheesy Cheeseburger Pizza

Pickles on pizza? YES!! Not only does this pizza have all the goodness of your family’s favorite cheeseburger, but it also pairs with a delicious sauce as the base that just MAKES the pizza. (Not a pickle lover? Just omit them!)

Get the recipe at I Wash You Dry HERE


Meat Lover’s Pizza

If you have a teenager who has a hearty appetite, this might be the pizza for them! Homemade thin pizza crust topped with ham, pepperoni, bacon, and hot sausage. A meat lover’s dream come true!

Get the recipe at Baked by Rachel HERE


Pretzel Crust Pizza

We have to warn you… once you try this chewy pretzel crust pizza, you may never go back to traditional pizza! This recipe is easy to make and is way better than any pizza you have delivered. 

Get the recipe at Creme de la Crumb HERE


BBQ Chicken Bacon Pizza

I’ve made this pizza dozens of times for my family and it’s always a big hit! It comes together in just a few minutes and it tastes better than delivery or even anything you’d order in a restaurant. Our all-time FAVORITE crust to use is Brooklyn Bred Pizza Crusts – you won’t be disappointed! (And, you don’t have to pre-bake it.) We also add an extra layer of cheese on top to make it extra cheesy!

Get the recipe from Mom Endeavors HERE


Taco Pizza

Tacos and pizza – two amazing favorites combined! And, the best thing about this recipe is it’s easy. This Taco Pizza is made with crescent roll crust and simple ingredients – you can whip it up in 30 minutes or less. (But don’t take our word for it. This recipe has 239k shares on Pinterest!)

Get the recipe at Living Well HERE


Chocolate Chip Dessert Pizza

This Chocolate Chip Pizza puts a whole new spin on family pizza night! With a simple, thin crust, a cream cheese-based “white pizza sauce,” lots of chocolate, and a crumbly streusel topping, the family will go nuts over this dessert! (This recipe has more than 100k shares!)

Get the recipe at Sugar Spun Run HERE


Bacon-Chicken Club Pizza

A chicken-club pizza topped with lettuce, tomatoes and ranch dressing – this is one pizza your family will be asking for time and time again.  

Get the recipe at Taste of Home HERE


6- Ingredient Classic Homemade White Pizza

Sometimes, the best flavors are the simplest. A great cust, olive oil, garlic, Italian seasoning, salt, and cheese – voila!

Get the recipe at Table for Two HERE


8-Ingredient Spicy Sausage Pizza

This spicy pizza comes together in 15 minutes and is sure to please your spicy, food-loving family members! Use store-bought pizza dough to make things easier or make your own from scratch. 

Get the recipe at Baked by an Introvert HERE


15-Minute Margherita Pizza

Only 15 minutes (including bake time) is all it takes to whip up amazing individual-sized Margherita Pizzas. To speed things up when your family is starving, this recipe uses a short (naan bread) in place of regular pizza dough, but you can use traditional pizza dough if that’s what you fancy!

Get the recipe at Chelsea’s Messy Apron HERE


Jalapeno Popper Pizza

All the amazing flavors of a Jalapeno popper is even better when you put it into a pizza… with added bacon, of course! This recipe has a bite to it, but nothing your teen can’t handle!

Get the recipe at Damn Delicious HERE


Garlic Ranch Chicken Pizza

The family will flip over this easy homemade pizza crust smothered in garlic ranch sauce and topped with grilled chicken, bacon, tomatoes, and lots of mozzarella cheese!

Get the recipe at Tastes Better from Scratch HERE


Loaded Baked Potato Pizza

The sour cream, onions, bacon, and cheese make every bite taste like a yummy loaded baked potato. This is one pizza that won’t disappoint! 

Get the recipe at Taste of Home HERE


Classic EXTRA Cheese Pizza

Start with homemade pizza dough and add tons of cheese for a classic pizza recipe your kids are going to love!

Get the recipe at Sally’s Baking Addiction HERE


7- Ingredient Cookies & Cream Dessert Pizza

Loaded with chocolate chips cookies, a smooth cream cheese icing, chopped Oreos, and white chocolate, this easy dessert is sure to be a hit with your family!

Get the recipe at 4 Son’s R Us HERE


California Pizza Kitchen Copycat Jamaican Jerk Chicken Pizza

A California Pizza Kitchen copycat, this Jamaican Jerk Chicken Pizza has slices of jerk-seasoned chicken breast, a sweet and spicy sauce, crispy bacon, (of course), red peppers, and onion. Definitely not your ordinary pizza!


BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza

This BBQ Pulled Pork pizza is delicious and sweet! The recipe calls for layers of barbecue sauce, pulled pork, (who can resist!), jalapenos, pineapple, and lots of gooey cheese!

Get the recipe from Fake Ginger HERE


Caramelized Onion, Bacon and Spinach Pizza

Your family won’t want to miss out on the amazing blend of flavors this pizza has to offer! There are a few more ingredients in this pizza, but the extra effort is worth it! 

Get the recipe at Cooking Classy HERE


Copycat Disneyland Mac N’ Cheese Pizza

Disneyland always gets it right! This Mac N’ Cheese pizza comes together in minutes with only a handful of ingredients. And, who can resist the amazing flavors of Mac N’ Cheese?

Get the recipe at Over the Big Moon HERE


Greek Pizza

If your family loves Greek food, they’re going to love this simple and delicious Greek Pizza! The veggies are added after baking so it gives this pizza a fresh veggie taste. (If that doesn’t suit you… add them before baking!)

Get the recipe at Cooking Classy HERE


Spinach Artichoke Pizza

Who doesn’t love the creamy, delicious flavors of spinach and artichokes? Well… this pizza combines those amazing flavors to make a pizza that definitely won’t disappoint the family.

Get the recipe at Cooking Classy HERE


Chicken Fajita Pizza

The secret ingredient in this delicious homemade pizza is the fire-roasted tomato sauce. It takes this pizza to a whole new level!

Get the recipe at Cozy Apron HERE


Healthy Kale Pesto Pizza

Looking for a healthier pizza option that’s still big on flavor? This Kale Pesto Pizza is loaded with healthy Kale and plenty of Mozzarella Cheese – healthy, but still delish!

Get the recipe at Cookie and Kate HERE


Caprese Flatbread Pizza

With only seven ingredients, this Caprese Flatbread Pizza (which is actually too pretty to eat) can be on the table in 20 minutes or less! Brimming with all your favorite Caprese flavors, including fresh tomatoes and basil, lots of mozzarella cheese and Balsalmic glaze, this makes a great afternoon snack or movie night pizza. 

Get the recipe at Reluctant Entertainer HERE


Easy Fruit Pizza

Bursting with color and an amazing array of flavors, this Easy Fruit Pizza is a showstopper! Fresh, seasonal fruit atop a cream cheese frosting with a delicious cookie base definitely won’t stick around long.

Get the recipe at Cooking Classy HERE


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