Looking for an easy dessert recipe that’s both delicious and fun to make with the kids? Look no further than this fruit pizza recipe! We will teach you how to make fruit pizza. With a sweet sugar cookie crust, creamy frosting, and vibrant fresh fruits, this dessert is perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re planning a family gathering, a birthday party, or just a weekend treat, fruit pizza is sure to be a hit.

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Fruit Pizza Crust

The base of our fruit pizza is a sugar cookie crust. You can use any sugar cookie recipe. I like to cheat and use the Betty Crocker Bag Mix. You just mix in the butter and the eggs. You can even use store-bought sugar cookie dough if you’re short on time. Simply press the dough into a pizza pan, bake until golden brown, and let it cool. Bake at 375 for approximately 10 minutes or until golden brown. If you want to bake from scratch here is the Sugar Cookie Recipe from the Betty Crocker website.

Sugar Cookie Ingredients

  • 1 1/2cups powdered sugar
  • 1cup butter, softened
  • 1teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2teaspoon almond extract
  • 1egg
  • 2 1/2cups Gold Medal™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1teaspoon baking soda
  • 1teaspoon cream of tartar

Sugar Cookie Instructions

  • In a large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, the softened butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla, the almond extract and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until well blended. Stir in flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Divide dough in half; shape dough into 2 disks, and wrap in plastic wrap. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

fruit pizza frosting

Fruit Pizza Frosting

Fruit Pizza Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 1 tub whip cream

Once the crust is ready, it’s time to add the frosting. The frosting is a simple mixture of 1 block of cream cheese and one tub of cool whip. Leave the block of cream cheese out of the fridge until softened. Place the block of cream cheese in the mixing bowl with the tub of whipped cream and mix until blended. The frosting never blends completely smooth for me. If you know a trick for this add it in the comments! When I spread the frosting evenly over the cooled crust, I smooth it the best I can. If there are any chunk of the cream cheese I just stick a piece of fruit over that.

Fruit Pizza Toppings

Fruit Pizza Toppings

The best part about making fruit pizza is decorating it with your favorite fruits. This is where you can get creative and involve the kids. Choose a variety of colorful fruits like strawberries, blueberries, kiwi, pineapple, and mandarin oranges. Slice them thinly and arrange them in fun patterns on top of the frosting. Not only does this make the fruit pizza look delicious, but it also ensures every bite is packed with fresh fruit. Our favorite combination is bananas, strawberry, kiwi, and blueberries. This dessert stores well in the fridge. The bananas we typically wait until right before we serve to add, so they don’t turn brown.

Fruit Pizza Cookies

Fruit Pizza Variations

Fruit pizza is a versatile dessert that can be customized to suit your family’s preferences. You can switch up the fruits based on what’s in season or what your family loves the most. It’s also easy to make ahead of time, which is a lifesaver when you’re planning a party or a busy weeknight dinner. Simply prepare the sugar cookie crust and frosting in advance, then assemble the pizza just before serving for maximum freshness. Some other fun variations we do are: heart-shaped for Valentine’s day, red and blue fruits to make an American flag, and fruit pizza cookies.

Fruit Pizza Cookies

For a fun twist, you can also make individual fruit pizza cookies. Use the same sugar cookie dough, but instead of pressing it into a large pizza pan, form small circles to create mini cookies. Bake them until golden brown, usually a few minutes less than the whole pizza. You let them cool, and then spread each with frosting and top. This is fun to let the kids decorate their own cookies. We like to do this around holidays and use holiday themed cookie cutters. This is a fantastic activity for a playdate or family gathering, allowing everyone to personalize their mini fruit pizza.

This easy dessert recipe for fruit pizza is a must-try. With its irresistible combination of a sugar cookie crust, creamy frosting, and fresh fruits, it’s a crowd-pleaser that’s as fun to make as it is to eat. Perfect for family gatherings, parties, or any time you need a sweet treat, fruit pizza is a delicious way to enjoy dessert together. Get the kids involved and make some sweet memories with this delightful recipe!

Easy Dessert Recipe: Fruit Pizza

Looking for an easy dessert recipe that’s both delicious and fun to make with the kids? Look no further than this fruit pizza recipe! We will teach you how to make fruit pizza. With a sweet sugar cookie crust, creamy frosting, and vibrant fresh fruits, this dessert is perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re planning a family gathering, a birthday party, or just a weekend treat, fruit pizza is sure to be a hit.

Ingredients
  

Fruit Pizza Frosting Ingredients

  • 1 package cream cheese
  • 1 tub whip cream

Sugar Cookie Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/2 cups Gold Medal™ All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar

Fruit Pizza Toppings

  • -bananas
  • -strawberry
  • -kiwi
  • -blueberries

Instructions
 

Sugar Cookie Instructions

  • In a large bowl, beat 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar, the softened butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla, the almond extract and egg with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon, until well blended. Stir in flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Divide dough in half; shape dough into 2 disks, and wrap in plastic wrap. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

Fruit Pizza Frosting

  • Once the crust is ready, it’s time to add the frosting. The frosting is a simple mixture of 1 block of cream cheese and one tub of cool whip. Leave the block of cream cheese out of the fridge until softened. Place the block of cream cheese in the mixing bowl with the tub of whipped cream and mix until blended. The frosting never blends completely smooth for me. If you know a trick for this add it in the comments! When I spread the frosting evenly over the cooled crust, I smooth it the best I can. If there are any chunk of the cream cheese I just stick a piece of fruit over that.

Fruit Pizza Toppings

  • The best part about making fruit pizza is decorating it with your favorite fruits. This is where you can get creative and involve the kids. Choose a variety of colorful fruits like strawberries, blueberries, kiwi, pineapple, and mandarin oranges. Slice them thinly and arrange them in fun patterns on top of the frosting. Not only does this make the fruit pizza look delicious, but it also ensures every bite is packed with fresh fruit. Our favorite combination is bananas, strawberry, kiwi, and blueberries. This dessert stores well in the fridge. The bananas we typically wait until right before we serve to add, so they don't turn brown.