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Strawberry Pizza

 Strawberry Pizza
From Elk Ridge, Utah, Kara Cook predicts, "Both strawberry and cheesecake lovers will delight in this fruity treat. My family requests this sweet pizza every strawberry season."
12-16 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 1-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 cups crushed strawberries

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg and extracts. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt;
  • gradually add to creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • On a floured surface, roll dough into a 13-in. circle. Transfer to an
  • ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Build up edges slightly.

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Strawberry Pizza (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Bake at 350° for 18-22 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool
  • completely.
  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until
  • smooth. Spread over crust. Arrange sliced strawberries on top.
  • In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and crushed
  • berries until blended. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes
  • or until thickened. Cool slightly. Spoon over strawberries.
  • Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 12-16 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 slice) equals 238 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 177 mg sodium, 36 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 3 g protein.
Wine: Sweet Red Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.