This sugar cookie fruit pizza is perfect for summer. Decorated with tangy cream cheese frosting and fresh fruit – it looks and tastes absolutely delicious.
Hi there! It’s Fiona stopping in from Just So Tasty and today I’m sharing this Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza. It’s perfect for summer and one of my go-to desserts for BBQs and potlucks.
I don’t know about you, but this summer already seems like it’s going by too fast. I’ve been waiting for a lazy summer day to spend at the beach or relaxing in the backyard. But between summer weddings, friends visiting, and about 1 million summer activities – just about every weekend is packed.
I’m definitely not complaining, but being this busy definitely makes summer go by extra fast.
So I figured I better share this sugar cookie fruit pizza ASAP since it’s one of my favorite summer desserts. It starts with a giant soft & chewy sugar cookie, then it’s topped with a tangy cream cheese frosting that’s not too sweet, and decorated with fresh fruit.
I’m usually not one for spending too much time decorating desserts, but I found it oddly enjoyable to arrange the fresh fruit on this fruit pizza. I used a combination of strawberries, kiwis, mandarin oranges, and blueberries – but you could use whatever your favorite fruits are.
Can You Freeze Fruit Pizza?
You can definitely freeze the crust.
Just cool it and wrap it tightly and freeze.
You can freeze it up to 2-3 months.
Thaw and add topping and fresh fruit.
What Fruits Go Well on Fruit Pizza?
Use an assortment of fresh fruit such as bananas, peaches, blueberries, kiwi, pineapple, and strawberries.
You can also use canned mandarin oranges or pineapple.
For the Sugar Cookie
The sugar cookie is a simple recipe that uses a little cornstarch and cream of tartar to keep the cookie soft & chewy. After the dough is made, it’ll need to chill for about 30 minutes to minimize the cookie spreading too thin. Then you’ll roll it out, or press it down with your hands into a large circle on your cookie sheet.
Make sure that you don’t roll out the cookie to the very edges of your pizza pan, otherwise it might overflow off the edges since the cookie will spread as it bakes. I left about 1 inch around the edges of the pan, then as it baked it expanded to almost the full size of the cookie sheet.
For the Cream Cheese Topping
Then our sugar cookie is frosted with a sweet cream cheese topping made from cream cheese, a little butter, and powdered sugar. It’s not too sweet, and it’s perfectly smooth and tangy. Make sure your butter and cream cheese are room temperature so your topping is super smooth.
Then the pizza is decorated with fresh fruit and we’re ready to serve. The bright colors make this so pretty. Plus, fresh summer berries are always a good idea.
If you have a potluck, BBQ or family supper coming up – I definitely recommend this sugar cookie fruit pizza. Delicious, not too complicated, and bursting with summertime happiness.
How Long Will Fruit Pizza Last?
You can make fruit pizza up to one day ahead of time and store it (tightly covered) in the refrigerator, although, the fruit will look brighter and fresher if you make it within 4 hours of serving.
Store leftovers for up to 3 days.
Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza
Allow to cool fully before frosting.
Cream Cheese topping
Make the Sugar Cookie
Make the Frosting
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 534 Total Fat: 22g Saturated Fat: 13g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 7g Cholesterol: 75mg Sodium: 188mg Carbohydrates: 83g Fiber: 6g Sugar: 59g Protein: 6g
Allow to cool fully before frosting.
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