Easy Fruit Pizza

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Cookie Dough

  • 1 2/3 cups (236g) all-purpose flour, preferably unbleached (scoop and level to measure)
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup (150g) granulated sugar
  • 12 Tbsp (170g) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 large egg, at room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract

Cream Cheese Topping

  • 1 (8 oz) pkg. cream cheese, nearly room temperature
  • 6 Tbsp (38g) granulated sugar (or a little more to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract

Fruit Layer

  • 5 cups (approx.) assorted fresh fruit*
  • 1/4 cup apricot preserves, pressed through a sieve to remove lumps
  • 1 Tbsp water


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter a rimmed 12-inch pizza pan (without holes), line with a round of parchment paper and butter parchment paper.
  • For the cookie dough crust: In a medium mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  • In the bowl of an electric stand mixer cream together 3/4 cup granulated sugar and butter until well combined. Scrape down bowl.
  • Mix in egg, then blend in 2 tsp vanilla extract. Scrape down bowl.
  • Add flour mixture then blend just until combined.
  • Drop batter onto prepared pizza pan, then spread into an even layer with hands coated in non-stick cooking spray.
  • Bake in preheated oven about 11 – 13 minutes until just baked through.
  • Remove from oven and let cool completely on a wire rack.
  • For the cream cheese topping: In a mixing bowl using an electric hand mixer (or in the bowl of a stand mixer), whip cream cheese, 6 Tbsp granulated sugar and 1/2 tsp vanilla until light and fluffy.
  • Spread topping over cooled crust.
  • For the fruit layer: Decorate pizza with fruit as desired.
  • In a very small mixing bowl whisk together preserves and water. Brush mixture over fruit.
  • Serve within a few hours of preparing for best results. Store in refrigerator.

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