A beautiful and delicious Fruit Dessert Pizza for brunch or any special occasion. It is very easy to put together and is a certain crowd pleaser. Your children will love it
and adults love it! It will not keep well, so plan on using it up. You may also use your own sugar cookie recipe in place of the refrigerated cookie dough.
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Fruit Dessert Pizza Recipe:
Yields: 8 to 10 servings
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 12 min
1 (20-ounce) package refrigerated cookie dough
1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract or other flavoring (almond, orange, or lemon)
Fresh blueberries, banana slices, mandarin orange sections, seedless grapes, strawberry halves,
kiwi fruit slices, (or any other fruit you want), well drained
1/2 cup orange, peach, or apricot preserves (jam)
1 tablespoon water
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Line an ungreased 14-inch pizza stone or baking pan with cookie dough cut in 1/8-inch slices, overlapping slightly.
approximately 12 minutes or until light brown. Remove from oven and let cool on a wire rack.
In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla extract
(or other flavoring of your choice); spread over cooled cookie crust.
Arrange fruit over cream cheese layer in any design you want (use your imagination).
In a small saucepan over very low heat, make a glaze by heating preserves and water
together. Brush glaze over
the top of the fruit, making sure to completely cover the fruit that will turn dark.
Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Makes 8 to 10 servings.