Adapted from New Betty Crocker Cookbook Submitted by Kerry Darden
Dissolve yeast in warm water. Add remaining ingredients, then beat vigorously 20 strokes. Cover and rest 20 minutes. Press out on a cookie sheet that has been oiled/buttered and sprinkle with raw grit. (2 pans for thin, 1 8x8 for thick). Pierce several times with a fork.
Thin crust: prebake on lowest rack 425 for 10 minutes, add toppings and bake an additional 10 minutes
Thick crust: prebake on lowest rack at 375 for 20-22minutes, add toppings and bake additional 20-22 minutes.
Suggested toppings: tomato sauce, Italian seasoning, garlic powder, cheese, onion, mushrooms, green pepper, tomato, pepperoni, bacon, and olives.