Fruit Pizza Bar
This fruit pizza bar is perfect for any occasion and great for a crowd! A soft cookie layered with fluffy cream cheese frosting then topped with your favorite fruit. Lay out a spread and let each person assemble their own!
Servings: 16 mini fruit pizzas
- ½ cup butter softened
- ¾ cup sugar
- 1 egg
- 1½ cups flour
- 1 tsp cream of tartar
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ¼ tsp salt
- 8 oz cream cheese softened
- ½ cup sugar
- 2 tsp vanilla
- 3 cups fresh fruit of your choice (berries, banana, kiwi, pineapple, tangerine, peaches, nectarines, grapes, mango, etc.)
Preheat oven to 350°. Line cookie sheet with parchment.
In a small bowl whisk together flour, baking soda, salt, and cream of tarter.
In a stand mixer or with hand beaters, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy, approximately 2 minutes. Add in egg and beat for another minute. Add dry ingredients to the bowl. Mix until just combined. Gather the dough into a ball and transfer to lightly floured counter or board.
Gently pat dough into a rectangle, and then finish rolling it out until it is ¼ inch tall. Using a round cookie cutter, cut out as many circles as you can. Transfer cut-outs to the cookie sheet. Gently gather up the scraps and repeat until all the dough is used.
Bake for 9-10 minutes or until slightly puffy and the edges are very lightly golden. If you are cooking multiple sheets at once, be sure to rotate halfway through. Allow to cool on a cookie sheet until completely cool.
Tips & Tricks
You can freeze the dough already cut out in circles. Just add 1-2 minutes to the baking time.
The best way to prep ahead is to have the bases cut and in the freezer up to a month in advance. Make the filling and store it in the fridge for up to 5 days. Most of the fruit is best if cut on the day of. Bananas shouldn’t be cut until the moment you want to serve because they turn brown very quickly.
- Be super gentle with the dough once the flour has been added to ensure a tender cookie.
- Do not overbake. The cookies will become hard and they need to be soft and chewy.
- Cut all the fruit to approximately the same size. And make sure they are small enough to easily fit on the cookie.
Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 41mg | Sodium: 173mg | Potassium: 109mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 517IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1mg