Saturday, July 02, 2005

Fresh Fruit Pizza with Citrus Glaze

Fresh Fruit Pizza with Citrus Glaze(Adapted from BBCL)

Cookie Base

1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup powdered sugar
4 tablespoons butter, softened
1/4 cup canola oil
1 large egg
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1-1/2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

Cream Cheese "sauce"

8 ounces cream cheese, softened
3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons granulated sugar

Fresh Fruit Topping
Sliced Bananas, Strawberries, Kiwi and Blueberries

Citrus Glaze

6 tablespoons water
4 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
3 tablespoons lemon juice
1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
1/2 cup granulated sugar

Preheat oven to 350

For the cookie base -

In a large mixing bowl, cream sugars, butter and oil. Add egg and vanilla beating well.

In a medium bowl, sift together the dry ingredients. Add to the wet mixture and mix just until combined.

Press dough into round pizza pan lined with parchment paper. Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely.

Cream cheese "sauce" -

Mix ingredients together with an electric mixer and spread on cooled sugar cookie.

Arrange freshly cut fruit on top of cream cheese mixture.


Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat until it starts to thicken. Remove from the heat and cool slightly. Using a pastry brush, gently brush the fruit with the glaze.


  1. I love your blog. All your food looks great. Can I move in? Would love to eat those meals everyday. The fruit pizza looks great (and with your recommendation) .. how can I not try it. I was wondering, what is the crust like. Is it hard to cut into?


  2. The crust was crisp on the outside, but still kind of soft on the inside so it was pretty easy to cut through!

  3. Absolutely delish!

  4. Kelley - I'm glad you tried it! It is such a refreshing dessert.

  5. I just wanted you to know that this has become a favorite in my extended family over the past year or so. The bride's mother has asked me specifically to bring this dessert to a shower next weekend. It is such a fresh and summery treat! Thanks for the recipe and I look forward to trying more!

  6. Lori - Thank you for the feedback!

  7. With so many fruit pizzas out there...this one is by far the best. My kids are crazy about this recipe and its always fun to provide a desert with fresh fruit. Thanks for sharing!!!

  8. Great dessert! Loved by adults and children. Will definitely make it again.