Nutrition and Eating

Recipe: Fruit Pizza

The more colors you eat, the better off your heart, skin, eyes and, well, every other part of your body are. Just make sure you eat the right kinds. Sneak more variety into your diet with this simple – and not to mention, mouth-watering – recipe for fruit pizza.

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • One roll of prepared sugar cookie dough
  • One 8-ounce package of cream cheese (use light cream cheese if desired)
  • Sliced seasonal fruit of your choice (our dietitian suggests a combination of strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches or nectarines)
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • ¼ cup of sugar

Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Spray a pizza pan with non-stick cooking spray.
  • Press the sugar cookie dough in the pizza pan to the edges.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes (until the cookie crust is golden brown).
  • Allow to cool completely (about 30 minutes).
  • Mix softened cream cheese with vanilla and sugar, and spread on the cooled cookie crust.
  • Arrange sliced fruit on the cream cheese mixture.
  • Refrigerate for two hours.
  • Slice with a pizza cutter and enjoy.

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Recipe courtesy of our dietitians at the TriHealth FItness & Health Pavilion
Tags Nutrition and Eating