11 Favorite Recipes To Make For Your Next Family Pizza Night


We love a family pizza night in our house whether we’re picking up our favorite take and bake pizza or making grilled pizzas in the summer.

From our fan favorite taco pizza recipe to our fancier lemon kale ricotta flatbread, we are definitely pizza people in my family. The more, the better!

Sometimes we opt to make our own homemade pizza dough and other times we call in the best delivery in town. There’s no wrong way to do pizza.

If you’re looking for fun family pizza night ideas, these tasty recipes have you covered – from the pizza to appetizers, salads and desserts.

Mix and match recipes or let each member of the family pick one to try! The results are guaranteed to be both delicious and fun.

  1. Buffalo Chicken Pizza Recipe
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    • Why go out for pizza and wings when you can have both in one? Our Buffalo chicken pizza with blue cheese avocado dressing is a true blockbuster mash up worthy of your next pizza night. Boasting fried Buffalo chicken bites with homemade Buffalo sauce and a creamy flavorful blue cheese avocado dressing, this pizza is out of this world.
  2. Tex-Mex Pizza Recipe
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    • One of the best things about pizza is how changing up the toppings creates a completely different meal – it keeps things from getting boring! Cheese, bacon, jalapeños, red peppers, fresh corn and a homemade chipotle dressing in lieu of traditional pizza sauce makes this Tex-Mex pizza recipe a total showstopper.
  3. Pizza Quesadilla Recipe
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    • For the easiest pizza recipe you’ve ever tried, try our pizza quesadilla recipe! Pizza quesadillas make a quick and easy dinner or make for a fun hands on family pizza night where everyone can help make their own dinner. Fill your quesadillas with your favorite toppings like pepperoni, sausage, peppers or black olives and serve with marinara sauce for dipping.
  4. Thai Cashew Chicken Salad Recipe
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    • One of my all time favorite meals is a good pizza paired with an even better salad. This Thai cashew chicken salad checks the box nicely! The perfect blend of romaine and bok choy topped with chicken, veggies and a cashew dressing, just add a slice or two of your favorite pizza on the side for a flavor-packed dinner your family absolutely will love.
  5. Cilantro Tomato Avocado Salad Recipe
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    • This cilantro tomato avocado salad recipe is one the best things I’ve ever tasted. Refreshing and bursting with flavor this salad will is a tasty complement to pizza. We’re talking fresh tomato, avocado and cilantro all swimming in a lime dressing topped with crumbled queso fresco for a bit of creaminess.
  6. Garlic Butter Baked Mushrooms Recipe
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    • For the most delicious family pizza night, consider making a fun side dish like these garlic butter baked mushrooms! They make such an easy appetizer and you can throw them together in just minutes. They make a perfect pairing for pizza, especially if you have some people in the family who love mushrooms and others who don’t. The ones who do can enjoy them on the side.
  7. Peanut Butter Brownies Recipe
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    • Channeling my inner ten year old, what better dessert to pair with pizza than delicious homemade peanut butter brownies?! These fudgy brownies are stuffed with peanut butter cups and topped with beautiful swirls of delicious peanut butter making them one of our most popular dessert recipes. Your kids will beg for seconds – and the adults will, too!
  8. Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
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    • Take my word for it – these coffee chocolate chip cookies are bound to be your new favorite dessert. Soft and chewy inside and wonderfully buttery and crisp around the edges with the warm, comforting notes of coffee permeating each bite – resistance is futile. A subtle twist on a classic cookie, they’re a sweet addition to pizza night. Pizza and cookies are a match made in heaven.
  9. Chocolate Strawberry Milkshakes Recipe
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    • I mean – if you’re going to have fun with family pizza night, why not involve milkshakes, right? These chocolate strawberry milkshakes are utterly delicious, combining strawberries, vanilla ice cream and thick swirls of chocolate syrup and whipped cream. They come together in just minutes and taste so so good.
  10. Salted Caramel Milkshake Recipe
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    • If we’re going to be over the top, you might as well be over the top with this salted caramel milkshake recipe to finish off your family pizza night menu! Made with vanilla ice cream and a homemade salted caramel sauce you can easily control how much caramel you add for each family members. That said, if you ask me, more is more with these milkshakes!

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