Fruit Pizza

fruit in a pie dish

Makes 12 servings


  • 1/2 cup margarine
  • 1 cup sugar (divided in half)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract (divided in half)
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups flour (use half whole-wheat flour)
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 8 ounces light or reduced fat or fat-free cream cheese
  • Sliced strawberries, kiwifruit, bananas, mandarin oranges, pears, peaches, blueberries, or grapes


  1. Wash hands and surfaces.
  2. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  3. For crust, cream margarine, 1/2 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and egg until light and fluffy. Add flour and baking powder, mixing well.
  4. Spread mixture, about 1/8 inch thick, on pizza pan.
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
  6. For spread, mix together cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  7. Spread on cooled cookie crust.
  8. Arrange fruit on top of pizza. Refrigerate until serving time.
  9. Refrigerate leftovers immediately.

Original Recipe from Choose MyPlate 

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