Fruit pizza

Oct. 12, 2006, midnight | By Miriam Ragen | 15 years, 7 months ago

A scrumptious alternative to a common dish

Think pizza and you'll probably think of a delicious Italian pie, dripping with tomato sauce and cheese. But think again — this pizza has a tropical twist. The fruit pizza is a refreshing dessert that is simple to make and a delight to stare at. Fruit pizza can be made with any type of fruit and your guests will surely be impressed by its eyecatching display.

Prep Time is about 15 minutes. Cook time is about 8-10 minutes. Makes about 12 servings

Photo: This pizza is a polar opposite from its Italian cousin, but still tastes just as good. photo courtesy of

- Large pizza pan
- Mixer
- Mixing bowl
- Measuring cups
- Spatula

- 1 package of sugar cookie dough
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Fruit(s) of your preference
- 8 oz. regular cream cheese


1.Spray pizza pan with non-stick spray. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

2.Spread the cookie dough evenly, covering the pizza pan completely.

3.Bake the cookie dough and let cool completely.

4.Combine the cream cheese, vanilla and sugar with mixer until smooth.

5.Spread the cream cheese mixture over the sugar cookie crust, covering it completely.

6.Cut up fruit into desired size and place on cream cheese in preferred pattern.

7.Refrigerate for at least one hour.

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