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Gluten-Free Pizza Crusts Offer Chance to Get Creative

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Updated January 19, 2012

If you're eating gluten-free and you want to make your own pizza with a pre-made crust, these gluten-free pizza crusts can allow you to create your own pizza masterpiece.

Just take one of these crusts out of the freezer and add your choice of sauce and toppings. You also can create a fun party for gluten-free kids by letting them build their own pizzas — that's a favorite activity at my house.

Here's what manufacturers offer in pre-made gluten-free pizza crusts:

1. Udi's Gluten Free Foods Pizza Crusts

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Udi's Gluten Free Foods pizza crusts come two to a pack, and are made with tapioca starch, brown rice flour and potato starch. The crusts contain eggs.

Udi's Gluten Free Foods are certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization (GFCO), which tests to 10 parts per million of gluten. Udi's gluten-free pizza crusts also are certified Kosher.

2. The Grainless Baker Thin Pizza Shell

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The Grainless Baker offers an 8-inch thin pizza shell made with rice flour, tapioca starch and corn starch. The crusts contain eggs and milk powder.

The Grainless Baker tests its products to contain less than 5ppm of gluten.

3. Joan's GF Great Bakes Pizza Crusts

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Joan's GF Great Bakes offers its New York-style pizza crust in a frozen version, ready to top with your favorites. The handmade crust measures about 10 inches in diameter, and Joan says it folds just like traditional New York-style pizza.

The company tests its products through an independent lab, and the pizza crusts are tested to contain less than 5ppm of gluten.

4. Gillian's Foods Gluten-Free Pizza Dough and Crusts

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Gillian's Foods offers pre-made 9-inch gluten-free pizza crusts, plus gluten-free pizza dough you can roll out yourself. Both contain white rice flour, tapioca flour, egg whites and soy oil, and are dairy-free.

The company carefully sources its ingredients and prepares its products in a gluten-free facility.

5. Glutino Premium Pizza Crusts

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Glutino's premium pizza crusts come four to a package, and are made from corn starch and tapioca starch with yeast for leavening. The crusts contain eggs, and contain traces of sesame and soy.

Glutino tests its products to contain less than 20ppm of gluten.

6. Kinnikinnick Personal Size Pizza Crusts

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Kinnikinnick Foods offers four-packs of square gluten-free pizza crusts in a personal pizza size. The crusts include sweet rice flour and tapioca starch, along with eggs, yeast and corn meal.

The University of Nebraska's laboratory has certified Kinnikinnick products to contain less than 5ppm of gluten. The pizza crusts also are free of nuts, peanuts and dairy, and hold Kosher certification.

7. Chebe Gluten Free Pizza Crusts

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Chebe's oven-ready gluten-free pizza crusts include tapioca flour, milk, cheese, eggs and spices, and is free of yeast, soy, potato, tree nuts, peanuts and monosodium glutamate. Each package includes two 6-ounce crusts.

Chebe's products are certified gluten-free by the Celiac Sprue Association, which tests to below 5ppm of gluten.

8. Whole Foods Gluten-Free Bakehouse Frozen Pizza Crust

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Whole Foods supermarkets offer a frozen gluten-free pizza crust regionally as part of the company's Gluten-Free Bakehouse products line. The pizza crusts include non-fat milk, tapioca starch, white bean flour, sorghum flour and yeast.

The Gluten-Free Bakehouse products are made in a dedicated gluten-free facility. An extensive in-house testing program tests to below 5ppm of gluten.

9. J.D.'s Best Gluten-Free Pizza Crust

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J.D.'s Best Gluten-Free pizza crusts, which are 14 inches in diameter, can be purchased regionally in some Connecticut and Massachusetts, and also can be ordered online.

The pizza crust recipe was created by a celiac dad for his seven-year-old celiac son, who craved pizza that tasted like he remembered.

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