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Makeover Fruit Pizza

There’s nothing better than a guilt-free dessert, especially when it’s topped with refreshing and colorful fruit. We skimmed the calories and fat from a traditional fruit pizza to create one with about half the calories, fat and cholesterol. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    16 servings


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter, cubed
  • GLAZE:
  • 5 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1-1/4 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 package (8 ounces) reduced-fat cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups halved fresh strawberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 can (11 ounces) mandarin oranges, drained


  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, mix flour and confectioners' sugar; cut in butter until crumbly. Press onto an ungreased 12-in. pizza pan. Bake until very lightly browned, 10-12 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack.
  • In a small saucepan, mix glaze ingredients until smooth; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until thickened, about 2 minutes. Cool slightly.
  • In a bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over crust. Top with berries and mandarin oranges. Drizzle with glaze. Refrigerate until cold.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 170 calories, 9g fat (6g saturated fat), 25mg cholesterol, 120mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 starch, 1/2 fruit.

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  • NH-rescue
    Dec 14, 2018

    Luscious fruit dessert! And so pretty! Make sure you press the cookie crumb crust together well on the pan. Can substitute other fruits in season. Don't feel like you have to use all the glaze if you have very sweet or very juicy fruit on the pie.

  • tohusername
    May 17, 2018

    So healthy!

  • jlswain
    Jun 9, 2013

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  • skoal1
    Jun 8, 2013

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  • 3peeps
    Aug 2, 2012

    Great makeover for a dessert we eat a lot in the summer. The crust appeared to not hold together well, so I may change amount next time, but when it was cut it all stayed together! Family said they liked this one better than the previous recipe that used a whole sugar cookie mix as crust! A keeper!

  • dfausnacht
    Apr 8, 2012

    I prefer a bit of a more pastry-like, less crumbly crust, but a good recipe.

  • kmk87
    Jan 26, 2012

    I absolutely love this recipe and have made it countless times! I personally prefer it without the glaze, I think it makes it taste much more fresh. Also, I like to load it with all types of fresh fruit.

  • ozeemo
    Sep 6, 2011

    I made this for a housewarming party and before I knew it there were just crumbs on the tray. I got so many compliments; so simple and yet an amazing treat!

  • Holmescsh
    Jun 16, 2011

    I have made this several times. It makes a spectular looking dessert. Guests always ask for the recipe. In order to make the crust easier to manage, I increase the ingredients by half (less make-over). I use in-season/on-hand fruit and have used orange juice to supplement the pineapple for my favorite results.

  • LRobb
    Apr 4, 2011

    Just me again, I did write out the glaze with too much cornstarch. Best bet is to experiment a little bit. Approx 4 tablespoons of cornstarch with appropriate amount of water to make it work is the best. Sorry about that mix up.