Use refrigerated cookie dough to make a giant Easter egg cookie fruit pizza. Top with homemade cream cheese frosting and fresh sliced to create a colorful Easter dessert.
Fruit pizza has been one of my go to desserts for potlucks for years. I made one on a whim over a decade a go and it was so easy, and such a hit, that I just kept making them. If you've never made one, you'll love it and so will everyone else. If this is your first, welcome to your first fruit pizza. It won't be your last.
You can make a fruit pizza with homemade sugar cookie dough or store bought. I used to always make it with homemade dough. Then I tried store bought dough to make this cute Peeps Cookie Cake a few years ago and it just makes things easy. I do find it to be a little greasy and crumbly to work with. But as long as you are patient, it works fine.
Easter Egg Cookie Fruit Pizza
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Use flour or powdered sugar to keep your hands from sticking.
On the parchment, press the cookie dough into a large egg-shape. The store bought dough does not roll well so it's easiest to just press it down. Homemade sugar cookie dough is easier to work with and roll out.
Bake the cookie for 15 to 20 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and the middle is not jiggly. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before decorating.
In a medium bowl, use a hand mixer to beat together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla. You can also do this in a stand mixer. Mix the frosting until smooth.
Evenly spread cream cheese mixture over the completely cooled cookie.
Prepare the fruit for decorating the cookie. Make sure fruit is washed, dried, and sliced as needed. You can use any fruit you want. In addition to the fruit used here (strawberries, blueberries, kiwi, and cantaloupe) you could use mandarin oranges, watermelon (although it's a bit watery), raspberries, blackberries, honey dew melon, and anything else you like. For fruit pizza, you'll generally want to slice the fruit. Decorate the cookie as desired with fruit.
Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave or on the stove. Use the melted chocolate to create more decorative lines on the Easter egg. White chocolate is pretty to use, too.
Refrigerate until ready to serve. Slice and serve in squares or triangles.
- 1 (17.5 ounce) package refrigerated sugar cookie dough
- 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1 cup melted milk chocolate morsels
- Fruit for decorating: strawberries, kiwi, blueberries, cantaloupe, or your favorites
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. On the parchment, press the cookie dough into a large egg-shape. Use flour or powdered sugar to keep your hands from sticking.
- Bake the cookie for 15 to 20 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and the middle is not jiggly. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely before decorating.
- In a medium bowl, beat together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla. Mix until smooth.
- Prepare the fruit for decorating the cookie. Make sure fruit is washed, dried, and sliced (if needed).
- Evenly spread cream cheese mixture over the cookie. Decorate as desired with fruit. Drizzle with melted chocolate.
- Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 88 Total Fat: 4g Saturated Fat: 2g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 1g Cholesterol: 5mg Sodium: 24mg Carbohydrates: 13g Fiber: 1g Sugar: 12g Protein: 1g