Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza |

It’s Valentine’s week, time to splurge a little.  I haven’t cranked up my oven to bake anything sweet since the holidays.  My pants are starting to thank me a little for that.   But it’s fun to make sweets on occasion like Valentine’s Day, so I couldn’t help making this fruit pizza.   

Valentine’s Day is a time for romance and to spread a little love.  This year we are having a family style Valentine’s Day with the kids.  Mr. Mother Thyme and I were never the ones to go out to dinner on Valentine’s Day.  I prefer staying in and making dinner.  Now that the kids are a little older, I want to get them involved in the Valentine’s Day festivities.  The menu will include heart shaped pizza the kids will enjoy, followed by this fruit pizza for dessert. 

Fruit Pizza |

I love this fruit pizza.  This is great anytime of year.  It’s a fun dessert to dress with any fruit you prefer.  I make this often as it is a quick dessert that makes a lovely presentation and is always a hit.  I thought I would finally feature it since I thought it was a cute dessert to make for Valentine’s Day. 

I merely took my concept of the my popular Lofthouse Sugar Cookies to make this recipe.  If you are fan of those, which I know many of you are, you will love this oversized cookie topped with a cream cheese frosting and berries.  If I am taking this to a party, I like to use a aluminum foil pizza pan which you can get at many grocery stores.  It is convenient and you don’t need to worry about getting the pan back. 


Fruit Pizza

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 32 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10



  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • 8 ounce light cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest
  • 23 cups berries of choice


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Spray a 12-inch pizza pan with cooking spray and set aside.
  3. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add in egg and vanilla until combined. Gradually stir in flour mixture.
  5. Spread dough using hands evenly on pizza pan. Bake in preheated oven for about 12 minutes. Seet aside to cool.


  1. In a medium bowl mix cream cheese, sugar and vanilla untl blended. Spread evenly on cooled cookie.
  2. Top with berries of choice. Chill until ready to serve.

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  1. You go girl… I can’t stop baking and my pants are definitely not thanking me right now! This dessert pizza looks so good! Beautiful photography!

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