I'm really not a fan of thin crusts...I don't like them super thick though, I mean, not like deep dish or anything, but a bit bigger. Probably because I don't actually like crust. Before going gluten-free, I would always tear the pizza off across the crust and give it to one of my siblings. Either that or only eat the soft, more doughy inside of the crust and leave the harder, crispier outside.
What I've found to be the easiest way to bake gluten free is to use the Wegmans gluten free baking mix. In most recipes, you can just use it just like regular wheat flour, the same amount and everything, just a straight substitute.
Here's the ingredient list as per the Wegmans website:
Potato Starch, Cornstarch, Brown Rice Flour, Tapioca Starch, Sorghum Flour, Whole Grain Corn Flour, Evaporated Cane Syrup, Baking Powder (Cornstarch, Sodium Bicarbonate, Sodium Aluminum Phosphate, Calcium Sulfate, Monocalcium Phosphate), Sea Salt, Xanthan Gum, Soy Flour.
So far with it, I've made many things: Scones, cookies, pancakes, curry, and now, pizza. It's so ridiculously easy to use, even when using a "regular" recipe that calls for "regular" flour...and the taste and texture is spot on! It is a bit more, grainy I guess I would say than wheat flour, but other than that, it's just about perfect.