8 months ago

Fruit Pizza

A rustic, buttery crust and tons of fresh fruit make this dessert a perfectly simple, perfectly sweet addition to any meal.

Ingredients

  • 1½ cups flour
  • ½ cup sugar,
    divided
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons cold
    water
  • Nonstick cooking
    spray
  • 2 (3 ounce) packages
    cream cheese, softened
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 strawberries, halved
  • 40-45 raspberries
  • 12-14 blackberries

Directions

  1. Heat oven to
    375 F.

  2. In large bowl,
    combine flour and ¼ cup sugar; cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture
    resembles coarse meal.

  3. Stir in oil
    with a fork until all ingredients are moistened.

  4. Stir in water,
    1 tablespoon at a time, until dough leaves side of bowl and forms a ball.

  5. Spray baking
    sheet with cooking spray. Shape dough into a ball directly on baking sheet.

  6. With lightly
    floured rolling pin, roll pastry into 11-inch circle.

  7. Bake for 12-14
    minutes, or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheet 10 minutes; carefully
    remove to wire rack to cool.

  8. Beat cream
    cheese, remaining ¼ cup sugar and vanilla until smooth.

  9. Slide crust
    onto serving platter and spread with the cream cheese mixture.

  10. Arrange fruit
    attractively over crust, starting at outside edge.