Best Pizza Hut Crust

13 Best Pizza Hut Crusts: Tasted & Ranked

Last Updated on May 17, 2024 by Shari Mason

What type of pizza crust from Pizza Hut is considered to be top tier?

We’ve scoured the Pizza Hut menus from traditional crust to hand-tossed crust and pan pizza crust and put each crust type to the test to determine the best Pizza Hut crust.

Read on.

Top 13 Pizza Hut Crusts You Shouldn’t Miss

13. Flying Fish Roe Salmon Cream Cheese Crust

Pizza Hut Flying Fish Roe Salmon Cream Cheese Crust

Flying Fish Roe Salmon Cream Cheese Crust is a seafood crust that’s not widely available in most Pizza Hut stores worldwide, only in Hong Kong and Japan.

Its crust is stuffed with fish roe (eggs) [1] and salmon-flavored cream cheese. It comes with two topping options: Crayfish Seafood Deluxe and Sausage, Pepperoni, and Pomelo.

12. Hot Dog Stuffed Crust

Pizza Hut Hot Dog Stuffed Crust

Hot Dog Stuffed Crust is a unique pizza crust that boasts a hot dog baked-rolled into a chewy and slightly doughy crust.

What we love about Pizza Hut’s stuffed crust type is how the hot dog adds an extra layer of flavor to the pizza, which we describe as slightly smoky.

11. Hot Dog Bites Crust

Pizza Hut Hot Dog Bites Crust

Hot Dog Bites Crust is like Hotdog Stuffed Crust that features hot dogs. However, these are baked-wrapped into bite-sized pieces into the crust.

Same with Hot Dog Stuffed Crust pizzas, it gives us a slightly smoky flavor, with the crust being all chewy, which finishes with a satisfying crunch.

10. Hand-Tossed Crust

Hand-Tossed Crust Pizza

Hand-Tossed Crust is made by kneading the dough until soft and tossing it in the air several times to allow it to take form before baking, unlike pan pizza crusts.

Despite its crispy look, This Pizza Hut stuffed crust gives us a slightly chewy texture with a subtle sweetness.

In terms of taste, the hand-tossed pizza delivers a buttery garlic flavor that complements the toppings without overpowering them.

9. Hand Stretched Crust 

Hand Stretched Crust offers four different crust glaze: Toasted Cheddar, Toasted Parmesan, Garlic Parmesan Butter, and Honey Crunch.

These four options are incredibly delicious, and each is definitely a must-try for any pizza lover.

8. Cone Crust Series

Pizza Hut Cone Crust Pizza

Cone Crust Series uses a parmesan-crusted dough instead of the traditional one available at Pizza Hut restaurants in the Middle East.

It offers a cone-shaped crust filled with honey mustard chicken, plain Philadelphia cream cheese, or a combination of both.

Cone Crust pizzas are the perfect choice for people who want the best of both worlds.

7. Crown Crust Carnival 

Pizza Hut Crown Crust Carnival 

Crown Crust Carnival was a limited-time menu item first introduced in the Middle East [2].

It features a pizza crust shaped like a crown, with Cream Cheese & Meatball Pizza and Chicken Fillet Pizza as two variant options.

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Upon tasting, both options have a crispy and slightly buttery crust followed by a savory, meaty flavor to the pizza.

6. Shrimp Cheese Bite Crust

Shrimp Cheese Bite Crust is one of the finest Pizza Hut crust types, especially if you’re an avid fan of seafood, featuring tiny cheese bites with breaded shrimp within the crust.

We describe the taste as savory with a hint of seafood flavor due to the breaded shrimp pieces. We also notice that the cheese pockets add a gooey, creamy texture which complements the shrimp flavor nicely.

5. Cheesy Bites Crust 

Pizza Hut Cheesy Bites Crust 

Cheese Bites Crust is a cheesy bite crust with small pockets or bite-sized pieces stuffed with warm, melty cheese.

It is a pleasurable pizza experience for all cheese lovers, providing a creamy and buttery taste that complements the pizza crust and toppings.

What we love about this crust is that it comes with marinara dipping sauce, and astounded by how the pizza pairs perfectly with it.

4. Gluten-Free Crust

Pizza Hut Gluten-Free Crust

Gluten-Free Crust is a thin-crust pizza specifically made to accommodate gluten-intolerant or Celiac disease customers.

Unlike other pizza chains, Pizza Hut offers Gluten-Free Crust made with rice flour, potato starch, and tapioca starch to ensure gluten-free.

It offers a tasty, guilt-free pizza experience and pairs well with a good old marinara sauce.

3. Thin & Crispy Crust

Thin & Crispy Crust

Thin and Crispy Crust is a crispy pizza with a thin crust that is less doughy than other Pizza Hut crust types.

We enjoy the satisfying crunch with every bite and must note the slightly chewy texture from within. We also get a delicious buttery flavor that pairs perfectly with the sauce and toppings.

2. Original Stuffed Crust

Hand Holding Sliced of Pizza Hut Original Stuffed Crust

Original Stuffed Crust, as the name implies, is Pizza Hut’s first stuffed crust pizza featuring melted mozzarella cheese stuffed crust.

This stuffed cheese crust is rich and indulgent on our taste buds, with the melted cheese providing a creamy and delicious flavor.

Furthermore, this stuffed crust (original) is slightly crispy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside.

1. Original Pan Crust 

Close Up Shot of Original Pan Crust Pizza

Pizza Hut’s Original Pan Crust is a deep-dish pizza with a thicker crust and was a premium option in the late 50s before other Pizza Hut crust types were made.

Today, we can enjoy Pizza Hut’s pan crust type’s refined version owing to its re-engineered shallow pan to improve overall and capture Pizza Hut customers’ taste buds.

It has a noticeable chewy and soft texture and a buttery and slightly sweet flavor, which pairs well with tomato sauce and toppings, making Pan Crust pizza an all-time favorite.

Finally, we get the feeling of eating fried bread as it is a more substantial and filling experience.


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Pizza Hut is known for its Hand-Tossed Crust since it is a classic pizza crust made using a traditional pizza dough recipe and has been a staple on their menu for many years.

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Pizza Hut has a Garlic Parmesan crust option coated with garlic butter and Parmesan Cheese, giving it a deliciously savory and garlicky flavor.

In Summary 

While Pizza Hut is known for various crust types, it’s important to note that Pizza Huts in different parts of the world may offer some crust types unavailable in your country.

It’s always best to check with your local Pizza Hut to see if they offer the particular pizza you want on their menu.

Nonetheless, you can use this guide to taste different Pizza Hut crust types available in your location until you find the one that best suits your preference.


Shari Mason

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