Fruit Pizza

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Love pizza? Add more fresh fruit to your day with this fruit-inspired dessert pizza.

Number of servings: 12

Ingredients

½ cup margarine

½ cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 egg (large)

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 cups flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

8 ounces cream cheese, nonfat or light

½ cup sugar

1 cup strawberries, sliced (or kiwi, bananas, pears, peaches or blueberries)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375° F.
  2. To make the crust: Cream margarine, sugar, vanilla and egg until light and fluffy. Add flour and baking powder, mixing well. Spread mixture about 1/8-inch thick on a pizza pan, baking sheet, or 9-inch by 13-inch pan.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
  4. Mix together cream cheese and sugar. Spread on cooled cookie crust.
  5. Arrange fruit on top of pizza. Refrigerate until serving time.

Nutrition facts per serving: 240 calories, 8 g fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 310 mg sodium, 36 g total carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 19 g sugar, 6 g protein, 8 percent vitamin A, 15 percent vitamin C, 10 percent calcium, 6 percent iron.

Recipe courtesy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, recipefinder.nal.usda.gov.

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