This Fruit Pizza is a sugar cookie with cream cheese frosting that you won’t soon forget! Top with the seasonal fresh fruit of your choice!
Cream Cheese Frosted Fruit Pizza
There is nothing like an easy fruit pizza recipe and this is the best Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza that you are going to find! With a baked crust, dreamy cream cheese frosting, and fruit slices, you may not be able to decide on your favorite part.
The fun part about this recipe is that you can change your type of fruit for each occasion. The first time you make it, use what I have listed in the ingredients list and the next time, change it up.
Fruit pizza can be made with most varieties of fruits, so choose those you have on-hand or look for a specific theme. Doing something with all berries and kiwi is fun for a dark and brighter look, or go for something like oranges, cherries, and green grapes for something a little lighter.
This colorful fruit pizza is vegetarian, so it is great for a small gathering, or even something that you can have children design during a playdate. The cookie in this recipe works as one large fruit pizza canvas or – if you cut the dough in half – two smaller pizzas. Your choice!
Whether you are looking for fruit desserts for a baby shower, a fun treat for Memorial Day or just homemade recipes that will receive rave reviews, this one is a crowd pleaser!
Fruit Pizza Recipe
Sugar Cookie –
3/4 cup softened butter, unsalted
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp almond extract
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 Tbsp milk
2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
8oz block softened cream cheese
4 tablespoons softened butter
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
1 tablespoons vanilla extract
2 tablespoons skim milk
Washed and sliced fruit of choice (I used fresh blueberries, mandarin oranges, and strawberries)
Preheat your oven to 325 degrees and line a pizza pan with parchment paper.
In a large bowl, beat your sugar and butter with a handheld electric mixer or a stand mixer until mixed.
Mix in your almond and vanilla extract, egg, salt and sugar. Slowly stir your flour and milk into your sugar cookie mix.
Form your sugar cookie dough into a ball and roll it out in a thick circle onto your parchment paper lined pizza pan. If you would rather have two smaller pizzas, cut the dough in half and roll out two circles, but this will make one giant cookie.
Bake the pizza on your pizza baking sheet for 15-20 minutes and let it cool. Make sure that it is not mushy in the middle, but be careful not to let it burn. You want a soft sugar cookie crust with golden brown edges. Allow it to cool.
While the cookie is cooling, make your cream cheese mixture. Mix your softened cream cheese and softened butter in a medium bowl until creamy.
Mix in your vanilla extract and milk. Slowly stir in your powder sugar until you have a creamy sweet cream cheese frosting.
Frost your cooled crust with a spatula, being sure to cover the whole thing.
Wash your favorite fruits and dry them all on a paper towel. Place them onto your cream cheese layer.
I used blueberries, strawberries and mandarin oranges, but you can cut up kiwi, raspberries, cherries, mango, other fresh berries or any other favorite fresh fruits that sounds appealing.
Slice your pizza into six or eight pieces, serve and enjoy!
Store any leftover pieces on a plate covered with plastic wrap. Eat them in the next day or two or the fruit will get mushy.
What Can I Use Instead Of The Cream Cheese Frosting?
If you’d prefer not to make the fruit pizza frosting in this recipe, there are some other quick options that you may be able to use instead. To make this easy dessert easier, try spreading some Cool Whip, whipped cream or even Greek yogurt on top of the cooled sugar cookie crust. Be absolutely sure that it has cooled to room temperature though, or these items will likely melt down the sides.
Are You Looking For More Fun Fruit Dessert Recipes? Here Are Some Of My Favorites:
- Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies
- Caramel Apple Pecan Dump Cake
- Cream Cheese Frosted Banana Bars
- Strawberry Cream Cheese Trifle
- Nutella Banana Dessert Egg Rolls
- Butterscotch Snickers Apple Pie
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Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 669Total Fat: 34gSaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 113mgSodium: 152mgCarbohydrates: 85gFiber: 1gSugar: 56gProtein: 7g
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This calculation is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a doctor or dietician. This calculator is a guide, but makes no guarantee of being exact or fully accurate.