Featured

Pretty Strawberry Pizza Recipe

Publisher Photo

Pretty Strawberry Pizza Recipe

Be the first to add a review
Publisher Photo
In this simply elegant dessert, a fresh strawberry topping covers a rich cream cheese filling. Guests of all ages will delight in slices of this eye-fetching finale.—Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 40 min. + chilling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 40 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries

Directions

In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in flour and pecans. Pat onto a 12-in. pizza pan. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in whipped topping until blended. Spread over crust.
For topping, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt in a small saucepan. Stir in water until smooth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved.
Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Place strawberries in a large bowl; add gelatin mixture and gently toss to coat. Spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 12 slices.
Originally published as Pretty Strawberry Pizza in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p164

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 451 calories, 29g fat (17g saturated fat), 61mg cholesterol, 195mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (27g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans
  • FILLING:
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • TOPPING:
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Dash of salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 package (3 ounces) strawberry gelatin
  • 4 cups sliced fresh strawberries
  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in flour and pecans. Pat onto a 12-in. pizza pan. Bake at 400° for 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool on a wire rack.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Beat in whipped topping until blended. Spread over crust.
  3. For topping, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt in a small saucepan. Stir in water until smooth. Bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in gelatin until dissolved.
  4. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally. Place strawberries in a large bowl; add gelatin mixture and gently toss to coat. Spoon over cream cheese layer. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours before serving. Yield: 12 slices.
Originally published as Pretty Strawberry Pizza in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2009, p164

Select the Newsletters that interest you to subscribe

By entering my email and clicking the subscribe button below, I am opting to receive the newsletters I have selected.

Please enter a valid email

You Are successfully subscribed

ERROR! Please try Again

Reviews forPretty Strawberry Pizza

My Review
Click stars to rate
Loading Image
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review

Similar Recipes

More from Taste of Home