These Mini Fruit Pizza are so easy to make and your family will love them!
Fruit pizza is a type of dessert pizza that usually has a cookie or shortbread crust, a layer of cream cheese or whipped cream, and fresh fruits like strawberries, kiwi, pineapple, and blueberries on top.
The fruit can be put together in a pretty pattern to make a dish that looks good.
For extra taste, chocolate or caramel sauce may be drizzled over the fruit in some recipes.
Fruit pizza is a wonderful and refreshing dessert that is great for spring and summer parties.
Fruit Pizza Ingredients
- Sugar Cookie Dough
- Cream Cheese
- Powdered Sugar
How to Make Mini Fruit Pizzas
The full measurements for the ingredients are in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.
This is a visual walkthrough on how to make these dessert fruit pizzas.
Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Step 2: Roll out cookie dough and cut out circles using a cookie cutter or drinking glass.
Step 3: Place on a baking sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Step 4: Place on a cooling rack to cool.
Step 5: Beat butter and cream cheese in a large bowl until light and fluffy.
Step 6: Add in powdered sugar and milk and beat on high until smooth.
Tip: To save on time, you could also use store-bought frosting.
Step 7: Ice cookies with icing and top with fruit.
The best thing about fruit pizza is that it is a delicious and refreshing dessert that is customizable and perfect for any occasion.
It’s a great way to incorporate fresh fruits into your diet, and it’s visually appealing, making it a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds.
You can use a sugar cookie or a shortbread for your fruit pizza. Some people also use a pre-made pizza crust, although the cookies work best.
Yes, you can make the crust and cream cheese or whipped cream layer ahead of time. However, it is best to add the fruit just before serving to prevent it from becoming too soggy.
You can use any fresh fruits that you like, such as strawberries, kiwi, pineapple, blueberries, raspberries, or mangoes.
While you can use canned or frozen fruit on fruit pizza, fresh fruit is preferred because it is more flavorful and has a better texture.
This depends on your personal preference. If you like a sweeter dessert, you can use sweetened whipped cream or cream cheese. If you prefer a less sweet dessert, you can use unsweetened whipped cream or cream cheese.
Yes, you can use non-dairy alternatives such as coconut cream or vegan cream cheese as a substitute for traditional cream cheese or whipped cream.
- Use fresh, ripe fruits: The taste and texture of the fruits are very important in fruit pizza. Choose fresh, ripe fruits that are in season for the best flavor.
- Let the cream cheese soften: Softening the cream cheese at room temperature before using it will make it easier to spread evenly over the crust.
- Drain the fruit: If you are using juicy fruits like strawberries or pineapple, drain them well before adding them to the pizza. This will prevent the pizza from becoming too soggy.
- Arrange the fruit in a visually appealing way: Arrange the fruit in a way that looks attractive and appetizing. You can use different colors and textures to create a beautiful presentation.
- Add a glaze or drizzle: A simple glaze made from fruit preserves or a drizzle of honey or chocolate can add a touch of sweetness and extra flavor to the pizza.
- Chill the pizza before serving: Letting the fruit pizza chill in the refrigerator for a few hours before serving will help it set and make it easier to cut into slices.
More Fruit Recipes to Try
If you like this fruit pizza recipe, you’ll love these ones too:
- Strawberry Dunkaroo Dip Recipe – This is a no-bake recipe for a strawberry dessert dip.
- No Fail Banana Pineapple Dessert Recipe – This is a family fave at my house!
- Lemon Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish – This recipe uses puff pastry that creates a delicious, buttery, and crisp base for the sweetened cream cheese and sugared blueberries.
- Strawberry Shortcake in a Jar Recipe – Easy dessert jars that can be made ahead of time!
- Caramel Apple Taquitos Recipe – This simple recipe for is a fun new twist on traditional apple pie that anyone can make.
- Strawberry Icebox Cake Recipe – This recipe is ridiculously simple!
- Homemade Lime Sorbet Recipe – This sorbet is so easy to make using fresh limes.
- Easy Strawberry Cream Mousse Pie Recipe – We have been making these jello pies for years and they continue to be everyone’s favorite!
Fruit Pizza Cookies
- Preheat oven to 350
- Roll out cookie dough and cut out circles with cookie cutter or drinking glass.
- Place on parchment paper lined baking sheet.
- Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned.
- Place on cooling rack to cool.
- Beat butter and cream cheese in large bowl until light and fluffy.
- Add in powdered sugar and milk and beat on high until smooth.
- Ice cookies with icing and top with fruit.
- Serve immediately.
Nutritional information is automatically calculated with ingredients and serving size and may not be accurate. Please always double check with your own nutritional apps as well.