frut pizza

My go-to party dessert, if I don't have a lot of time or new ideas at hand - fruit pizza. I've taken it to staff meetings, birthday parties, and everything in between. Everyone loves it, it's quick, simple, and delicious. Really, really delicious.

I made some to take to our friends' house yesterday. At this time of year, pomegranate seeds are beautiful and delicious on it, as are any citrus fruits, blueberries, raspberries, pineapple, kiwi, mangoes, strawberries - you name it.
The original recipe is here.

Fruit Pizza

1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 egg (I substituted 2 tbsp corn starch, since one of the people at yesterday's get-together is allergic to eggs - did you know that you can do that? I've used it in several things, with no totally disastrous results - strange but true.)
1 1/4 cups flour
1 tsp cream of tartar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 pkg cream cheese
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract

Preheat oven to 350. Cream together butter and 3/4 c sugar until smooth. Mix in egg. Combine flour, cream of tartar, baking soda, and salt. Stir into creamed mixture until just combined. Press dough into a greased pan. (*the original recipe calls for an ungreased pan, but it seriously stuck when I tried that. This time I used parchment paper, and it worked beautifully.*) Bake in preheated oven 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 fruit on top, and chill. Enjoy!


  1. Wow!How incredibly beautiful. Aren't pomegranate
    seeds the most beautiful color? Love them.

    Yum,looks delicious.

  2. Looks amazing and sounds very simple! I will have to try this for our next party! :)

  3. Hope your week is going well. That fruit pizza sounds and looks delicious.


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