Makeover Fruit Pizza
Total TimePrep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
- 5 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1-1/4 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
- 1 cup fresh blueberries
- 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, mix flour and confectioners' sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press onto an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Bake until very lightly browned, 10-12 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.
- In a small saucepan, mix glaze ingredients until smooth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Cool slightly.
- In a bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over crust. Top with berries and mandarin oranges. Drizzle with glaze. Refrigerate until cold.
Nutrition Facts1 slice: 170 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 120mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.
Dec 14, 2018
Luscious fruit dessert! And so pretty! Make sure you press the cookie crumb crust together well on the pan. Can substitute other fruits in season. Don't feel like you have to use all the glaze if you have very sweet or very juicy fruit on the pie.
May 17, 2018
Aug 2, 2012
Great makeover for a dessert we eat a lot in the summer. The crust appeared to not hold together well, so I may change amount next time, but when it was cut it all stayed together! Family said they liked this one better than the previous recipe that used a whole sugar cookie mix as crust! A keeper!
Apr 8, 2012
I prefer a bit of a more pastry-like, less crumbly crust, but a good recipe.
Jan 26, 2012
I absolutely love this recipe and have made it countless times! I personally prefer it without the glaze, I think it makes it taste much more fresh. Also, I like to load it with all types of fresh fruit.
Sep 6, 2011
I made this for a housewarming party and before I knew it there were just crumbs on the tray. I got so many compliments; so simple and yet an amazing treat!
Jun 16, 2011
I have made this several times. It makes a spectular looking dessert. Guests always ask for the recipe. In order to make the crust easier to manage, I increase the ingredients by half (less make-over). I use in-season/on-hand fruit and have used orange juice to supplement the pineapple for my favorite results.
Apr 4, 2011
Just me again, I did write out the glaze with too much cornstarch. Best bet is to experiment a little bit. Approx 4 tablespoons of cornstarch with appropriate amount of water to make it work is the best. Sorry about that mix up.
Feb 25, 2011
I made this one time for my family and everyone loved it plus its healthy most of my family members are diabetic so they were able to have some to. I'm making it again this weekend for my friends. I highly recommend this recipe.
Jan 31, 2011
I really enjoyed this recipe, but there is one thing that needs to be added. I have a pizza pan at home, but it has holes in the bottom. Not a good idea, since all the butter started melting and smoked out my kitchen.