|Written by Dixie|
Introduction:¬† A fruit pizza looks elegant and is very easy to make. Try this recipe the next time you want something to WOW your family and friends at a get-together. This is also a great way to add fruit as an important staple in every family's diet. Getting kids to eat fruit can be easy when we make it colorful and fun.¬† Enjoy!!
You Will Need For Crust:
One 20 ounce package refrigerated sugar cookies
Tin foil lined 14 inch pizza pan with sides
Instructions For Crust:
Step 1.¬† Freeze cookie dough 1 hour.
Step 2.¬† Slice cookie dough into 1/8 inch slices. Line pan with cookie slices, overlapping edges slightly.
Step 3.¬† Bake at 375 degrees, 12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool.
Step 4.¬† Invert pastry onto serving plate; carefully remove foil. Invert back to right side.
You Will Need For Pizza Toppings:
One 8 ounce package cream cheese - room temperature
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Peeled kiwi slices
1/2 cup orange marmalade¬†(or) 1/2 cup peach or Apricot preserves
2 tablespoons water
Instrutions For Toppings:
Step 1.¬† Combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla, mixing until well blended. Spread over crust.
Step 2.¬† Arrange fruit over cream cheese layer.
Step 3.¬† Combine water and marmalade (or) preserves of your choice. Glaze over pizza. Chill. Cut into wedges.¬† Makes 10 to 12 servings.
Tip:¬† You can Substitute one or more of the following for the fruit. Raspberries, red or green grape halves, pineapple chunks, maraschino cherry halves-drained, Thin sliced peaches, pears or apples or mandarin orange segments-drained.
Warning:¬† Always use oven mitts when removing pan from the oven.¬†¬†¬†