Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza is one of my favorite desserts!

It’s a wonderful dessert during springtime or any other special time of year, say like the upcoming holidays!  :)

On this particular Fruit Pizza I used fresh strawberries, bananas, and kiwi but you can use your favorite fruits.

FRUIT PIZZA

1 pkg. (16.5 oz.) refrigerated sliceable sugar cookies, sliced
1 pkg. (8 oz.) Cream Cheese, softened
1/4 cup sugar
½ tsp. vanilla
4 cups assorted cut-up fruit (kiwi, bananas, strawberries, blueberries, drained canned mandarin oranges)
1/2 cup apricot preserves*
1Tbsp. water

HEAT oven to 375°F.

LINE 12-inch pizza pan with foil; spray with cooking spray. Arrange cookie dough slices in single layer in prepared pan; press together to form crust. Bake 14 min.; cool completely.  (I used my Pampered Chef baking stone for bars and my cookie crust got a little crisp. If you don’t have a stone you can use any 9×13 baking pan similar to this.)

Using a handmixer, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla with mixer until well blended.  Spread over crust.

TOP with the fresh sliced fruit.  Mix preserves and water; brush or spoon over fruit.  Cover and refrigerate  overnight.  (*I usually use Smucker’s Sugar Free Apricot Preserves.)

TIP-How to quickly soften cream cheese:  Place completely unwrapped package of cream cheese on microwaveable plate.   Microwave on HIGH for 10 to 15 sec. or until slightly softened.

 

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One response to “Fruit Pizza

  1. Thanks for liking my recipe Mini Pumpkin Pie Croissants. It’s a fabulous recipe – very easy. Not TOO sweet. I also have another recipe that I’ve called Pumpkin Butterscotch Croissants with pecans and coconut. Same recipe with the addition of butterscotch chips, pecans and coconut. It turned out really well too.

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