Cookie Crust Fruit Pizza Recipe

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This traditional fruit pizza comes from our Test Kitchen staff. Colorful produce, a thick cookie crust and a citrus glaze keep the divine treat memorable. For a version that cuts back on fat and calories, however, check out the recipe for Makeover Fruit Pizza.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup cold butter, cubed
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 294 calories, 17 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour and confectioners' sugar. Cut in butter until crumbly. Press onto an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until very lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over crust. Arrange the strawberries, oranges and blueberries on top.
  3. For glaze, in a small saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch. Stir in pineapple juice and lemon juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Cool slightly. Drizzle over fruit. Refrigerate until chilled. Yield: 16 servings.
Originally published as Fruit Pizza in Light & Tasty

Nutritional Facts

1 slice equals 294 calories, 17 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 46 mg cholesterol, 159 mg sodium, 34 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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Reviewed Jul. 29, 2012

"refreshing taste"

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Reviewed Sep. 4, 2011

"My family loves this recipe and always request it for family gatherings. It is very easy to make and never fails."

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2010

"Very easy to make and really nice summer dessert to share with friends."

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Reviewed Jun. 19, 2009

"This has been a very popular summer dessert for family gatherings. No one suspects that it has been "lightened up"."

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