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Happy Memorial Day! This post goes out to Uncle Tony who paid the ultimate price for our country.
Yesterday, I made fruit pizza for our family get together at Uncle Tony’s memorial pavilion. Hubster’s aunt pointed out that I am always designated to bring the dessert. Hmm. Either they don’t like my food, or they really like my desserts. I’m going with the latter of the two. As his aunt told her friends, “She makes those things in cookbooks that you look at and think ‘Wow, who would ever make that?’ She would, that’s who.” Before we were even there an hour, three people already asked for the recipe, one even wrote it down. Maybe they were just being nice, but I didn’t mind the flattery. So here it is…
Fruit pizza is a yummy dessert that your kids can help make.
Use your favorite sugar cookie recipe or a package of ready to use sugar cookie dough. Spread out on a large round or rectangle baking tray and bake until set. Cool before adding frosting.
1 – 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, 3/4 c. sugar, zest of 2 lemons, 2 tsp. almond extract
Soften cream cheese, mix ingredients until smooth. Spread on cooled sugar cookie.
Today I chose strawberries and blackberries. Choose any combination of you favorite fruits, Strawberries, kiwis, blueberries, raspberries, blackberries, chocolate syrup or melted chocolate.
Layer fruit on the frosting. Drizzle with chocolate syrup or melted chocolate and garnish with chocolate curls.
*Double up the batch of sugar cookie dough, make it twice as thick and have a “Sicilian” Fruit Pizza.
What are your Memorial Day plans? Who are you honoring?
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This sounds wonderful, I can’t wait to try it!
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For the pizza, is there anything special you have to do with the cookie base when baking? Or is it just spread it on a cookie sheet? How long should it bake for?
Young Wifey said:
I usually cookie it until the top is golden brown. I check it’s doneness like a cake, by inserting a toothpick. If you use my sugar cookie recipe, I think it usually takes about 20 minutes to bake…
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