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Fruit Pizza

Updated: Oct 2, 2021

This colorful pizza combines a shortbread cookie crust, cream cheese filling, fresh fruit topping, and lemon-pineapple glaze for a summer treat that tastes as good as it looks!

Colorful Fruit Pizza with Cookie Crust

Use any assortment of fruit (i.e. strawberries, raspberries, mandarins, blueberries, kiwis, peaches, pineapple, mango, blackberries, etc.) and arrange in a pattern or design of your choosing.

Vibrant Fruit Pizza with Cream Cheese Filling

Although optional, the lemon-pineapple glaze will protect the fruit from oxidization, enhance the flavor of the fruit, and keep the fruit appearing fresh and natural.

Fresh Fruit Pizza with Lemon Glaze

This fruit pizza is a favorite in my family. So each time I make it, I get creative and arrange the fruit differently.


Shortbread Cookie Crust

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • ¼ cup confectioners' sugar

  • ½ cup butter, cold

Cream Cheese Layer

  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract

  • Fruit of your choice (i.e. strawberries, raspberries, mandarins, blueberries, kiwis, peaches, pineapple, mango, blackberries, etc.), sliced or cut to your liking

Lemon-Pineapple Glaze

  • 5 tsp cornstarch

  • 1 ¼ cups unsweetened pineapple juice

  • 1 tsp lemon juice


Shortbread Cookie Crust

  1. In a large bowl, combine the flour and confectioners' sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in the butter until crumbly. Press the mixture onto an ungreased 12-inch pizza pan. Bake the crust at 350°F for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Allow the crust to cool in the pan on a wire rack.

Cream Cheese Layer

  1. In a small bowl using an electric mixer, beat the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until smooth. Spread the mixture over the cooled crust. Arrange the fruit on top.

Pineapple Glaze

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the cornstarch, pineapple juice, and lemon juice until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Allow the glaze to cool slightly. Drizzle the glaze over the fruit. Refrigerate the pizza until chilled before serving.

Need a quick fix for when the kids get home from school and are hungry? Give them something yummy to fill their growing tummies. Barth Bakery’s collection of fresh, fun, and healthy after-school snacks are easy to make and can be prepared ahead of time for a grab-and-go snack. Parents can feel good about serving them and even the pickiest of eaters will love eating them.

Barth Bakery has a wide variety of summer treats and desserts…some that are light and bright, others that are cool and refreshing, and many that feature fresh seasonal fruit. If you’re looking for an easy treat to pack up and bring to a pool party, barbecue, or picnic, or just on the hunt for the perfect pick-me-up on a hot summer day, this list has something for everyone.

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