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4th of July Fruit Pizza--Gluten Free with L.B.
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4th of July Fruit Pizza

This patriotic July 4th Fruit Pizza is a hit at summer potlucks and get-togethers.  A sugar cookie crust is topped with tons of fresh berries for the perfect summer dessert!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 452 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 stick butter softened
  • ½ c. butter flavored shortening
  • ½ c. granulated sugar
  • ½ c. brown sugar
  • 1 ½ c. white rice flour
  • ¾ c. tapioca flour
  • 2 t. xanthan gum
  • –Or 2 ¼ c. all purpose flour instead of the above 3 ingredients.
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 t. salt
  • 1 t. baking powder
  • 1 pkg. french vanilla instant pudding mix dry
  • 1 t. vanilla
  • Fruit of your choice

Topping:

  • 6 oz. of cream cheese
  • 2 ½ c. powdered sugar
  • 3 T. pineapple preserves
  • 1 T. honey

Instructions

  1. Blend butter and shortening with sugars.
  2. Sift flours with xanthan gum, salt, baking powder, and pudding mix.
  3. Slowly mix in dry ingredients into butter/sugar mixture.
  4. Add in 2 eggs and vanilla.
  5. Grease a round or rectangular pizza pan and spread batter into it evenly.
  6. Bake cookie layer at 375 for 22-26 minutes, or until edges turn golden brown.
  7. While cookie is baking, beat cream cheese with powdered sugar, pineapple preserves and honey until a smooth consistency is reached.
  8. Wait for cookie to cool after removing from the oven and spread topping onto it.
  9. Decorate with fruit of your choice! (Strawberries, bananas, kiwi, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries work best. You can toss the bananas in 1 t. of lemon juice if the pizza will be exposed to the air for more than 4 hours in order to prevent browning.)
  10. It is best to keep the fruit pizza refrigerated until ready to serve. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
4th of July Fruit Pizza
Amount Per Serving
Calories 452 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 32mg11%
Sodium 111mg5%
Potassium 57mg2%
Carbohydrates 85g28%
Sugar 56g62%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 170IU3%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.