Delicious Pizza Recipes For National Pizza Day

by Chelsey Grasso

Everybody needs some more pizza in their lives, and National Pizza Day is the day to make that desire a reality. To help you indulge in the cheesy, saucy, crusty goodness that is pizza, I've rounded up a ton of pizza recipes for National Pizza Day below. From actual pizza recipes to unique takes on the beloved dish (think cheesy pizza dip and pepperoni grilled cheeses...), these 21 recipes cover all sorts of culinary ground. If you're feeling ambitious in the kitchen this Jan. 9, there's no question as to what type of recipe you should be making, there's really only a question of which one you're going to choose to make.

All of the recipes included in this roundup are linked to step-by-step instructions of how exactly to make them. Many of them even include images to guide you along the way. We've come a long way since the days of Betty Crocker cookbooks and watching Martha Stewart on the television, and so has the big, wide web of online recipes from some of the world's most talented bloggers. Take advantage of this digital culture in which we live and make some scrumptious pizza-inspired recipes this Jan. 9. Who knows, you may even want to bookmark a few of these to make on the regular — yes, they're all that appetizing.

1. Buffalo Chicken Pizza

A Cozy Kitchen

Made with wing sauce, Monterey Jack cheese, shredded chicken, and green onion, this Buffalo Chicken Pizza by A Cozy Kitchen is hard to resist.

2. Caccio E Pepe Pizza with Roasted Radishes

Five and Spice

Five and Spice's Caccio E Pepe Pizza with Roasted Radishes skips the red sauce, making for an extra cheesy experience.

3. Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese

A Farmgirl's Dabbles

Don't have a pizza stone for baking? That's OK. This Pepperoni Pizza Grilled Cheese meet your craving all the same. Find the recipe at A Farmgirl's Dabbles.

4. Meatball Pizza

Big Girls Small Kitchen

Big Girls Small Kitchen uses naan bread to make their Meatball Pizza. Talk about a flavor explosion!

5. Mini Heart-Shaped Supreme Pizzas

Climbing Grier Mountain

If these aren't the prettiest pizzas you've ever seen, then I've failed you. Find the recipe for these Mini Heart-Shaped Supreme Pizzas at Climbing Grier Mountain.

6. Hot Pizza Dip

A Pretty Life In The Suburbs

A Pretty Life in the Suburbs offers another non-pizza/pizza-inspired recipe for those wanting to mix things up a bit. Try out her Hot Pizza Dip recipe with your friends.

7. Pizza with Acorn Squash, Caramelized Onions, and Beet Greens

This Pizza with Acorn Squash, Caramelized Onions, and Beet Greens from Branny Boils Over is as colorful as it is delicious.

8. Mini Pizza Quinoa Bites

Food Doodles

Who knew you could use quinoa in a pizza recipe? Food Doodles did! Try out their Mini Pizza Quinoa Bites.

9. Grilled Kale Pizza with Smoked Gruyere, Sweet Corn and Chipotle Chili Oil

Food and Style

Kale goes great with everything, including pizza! Try out Food and Style's Grilled Kale Pizza with Smoked Gruyere, Sweet Corn and Chipotle Chili Oil.

10. Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza Cups

A Spicy Perspective

Who said you needed crust to enjoy some pizza? With A Spicy Perspective's Low Carb Pepperoni Pizza Cups recipe you sure don't!

11. Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad Pizza

Cooking For Keeps

Want a little crunch on your pizza? Cooking For Keeps has found a solution with its Blackened Chicken Caesar Salad Pizzas.

12. Pizza With Burrata, Parma Ham, And Pan-Roasted Figs

Apron and Sneakers

Pizza with Burrata, Parma Ham and Pan-Roasted Figs? Does life get any better? Apron and Sneakers has the recipe.

13. Cauliflower Pizza

Closet Cooking

Made with cauliflower pizza crust, this Cauliflower Pizza by Closet Cooking is about as healthy as it gets.

14. One Pot Pizza Pasta Bake

Damn Delicious

This One Pot Pizza Pasta Bake is anything but boring. Damn Delicious has the recipe.

15. Roasted Garlic Margherita French Bread Pizzas

The Brewer and The Baker

Have an extra loaf of French bread laying around? Try out The Brewer and The Baker's Roasted Garlic Margherita French Bread Pizzas recipe.

16. Tex-Mex Pizza

Food Fanatic

Corn, jalapeños, red onions, and bell peppers make for delicious toppings on Food Fanatic's Tex-Mex Pizza.

17. Pizza Potstickers

Food Nasty

Pizza Potstickers are about as creative as it gets. Enjoy Food Nasty's recipe!

18. Cheesy Sausage Pizza Bread

Foodie Crush

Roll your pizza dough up with this Cheesy Sausage Pizza Bread recipe by Foodie Crush.

19. Caramelized Shrimp Pizza

I Am A Food Blog

Seafood on pizza? Yes, please! I Am A Food Blog's Caramelized Shrimp Pizza nails it.

20. Asparagus Prosciutto Puff Pastry Pizzas

Good Life Eat

Simply delicious. Good Life Eat's Asparagus Prosciutto Puff Pastry Pizzas will impress any dinner guests.

21. Grilled Vegetable Pizza

Jelly Toast

Veggie-lovers, this one's for you. Jelly Toast's Grilled Vegetable Pizza is one to bookmark.