Summer Dessert Pizza

“My family enjoys this dessert pizza recipe anytime of the year, but it’s especially refreshing during the hot months. You can use whatever fruits are in season.” —Ida Ruth Wenger, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Summer Dessert Pizza recipe
Summer Dessert Pizza
Summer Dessert Pizza
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
12-16servings 35minutes 15minutes
Servings Prep Time
12-16servings 35minutes
Cook Time
15minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. In a small bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extracts. Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; add to creamed mixture and beat well. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Press dough into a greased 12- to 14-in. pizza pan. Bake at 350° for 12-14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  3. For glaze, combine sugar and cornstarch in a small saucepan. Stir in the water and orange juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Cool to room temperature, about 30 minutes.
  4. For topping, in a small bowl, beat cream cheese and confectioners' sugar until smooth. Add whipped topping; mix well. Spread over crust. Arrange fruit on top. Brush glaze over fruit. Store in the refrigerator.
Recipe Notes
Test Kitchen Tips

  • Use pre-made sugar cookie dough to save a bit of time.
  • If you're in a pinch, orange marmalade works in place of the glaze.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 176 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 118mg sodium, 27g carbohydrate (17g sugars, 1g fibre), 2g protein.