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Thursday, April 28, 2005

Fruit Pizza : Carnival of the Recipes



This recipe I make all the time for home and the office. Eveyone loves it.
I hope you will too! It is easy and looks like you spent hours working in the kitchen!
A cookie dough crust, cream cheese filling, and fruit topping. Tip: For a quick crust, use one package of ready made sugar cookie dough rolled out to fit a pizza pan. Use an assortment of fresh fruit such as bananas, peaches, blueberries, kiwi, pineapple, and strawberries. Original recipe yield: 1 fruit pizza.

INGREDIENTS:
1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup white sugar
1 egg
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese
1/2 cup white sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

DIRECTIONS:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 3/4 cup sugar until smooth. Mix in egg. combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture until just blended. Press dough into an ungreased pizza pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool.
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla until light. Spread on cooled crust.
Arrange desired fruit on top of filling, and chill.





What I do is kick them in the pants with a diamond buckled shoe!
~~Aileen Mehle~~

4 Broken Heels:

MGal said...

Yummy... I like making breakfast pizza with eggs and bacon...

SOH said...

What? No shoes in the recipe? Madness!

Chuckboy said...

This is pretty much the same as one of my favorite recipes, always impresses when I bring one into the office.

I usually use a little orange juice instead of vanilla mixed into the cream cheese. I usually glaze it with a packaged glaze, or with a mixture of OJ and marmalade that has been nuked until it is brushable.

I always enjoy baking the giant cookie.

Tinker said...

melissa: my coworker brought in someting like that for an office breakfast once. it was pretty good. she called hers a breakfast bake.

soh! I tried...that was why6 i put in the picture of fruit and shoes together. LOL

chuchboy: i might try that orange juice. that soounds like a nice alternative