Cherry Pie Fruit Pizza For Kids Recipe Video

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Cherry Pie Fruit Pizza. A chocolate chip cookie crust is layered with a sweetened cream cheese sauce, cherry pie filling, crushed pineapple, bananas, kiwi fruit, and mandarin oranges. It makes a lovely dessert, and it is a great compromise between a sugary, fatty dessert, as opposed to one that has some nice, colorful fruits in addition to the sweet crust.

Summary

Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Servings4Cuisine
CourseTaste
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient,
Interest Group,

Ingredients

 Chocolate chip cookie dough/Sugar cookie dough / homemade cookie dough1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cream cheese8 Ounce, softened to room temperature (1 Package)
 Sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Vanilla extract1 Teaspoon
 Canned cherry pie filling/Strawberry pie filling12 Ounce (1 Can)
 Canned crushed pineapple8 1⁄2 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
 Bananas3 , sliced
 Kiwi fruit4 , peeled and sliced into half-slices
 Canned mandarin oranges6 Ounce, drained (1 Small Can)
 Cooking oil spray1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 828 Calories from Fat 288

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.5%

Saturated Fat 15.2 g76.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 76.9 mg

Sodium 329.1 mg13.7%

Total Carbohydrates 129 g43.2%

Dietary Fiber 6.2 g24.9%

Sugars 54.6 g

Protein 8 g16.6%

Vitamin A 31.6% Vitamin C 111.7%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 12.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Spray bottom of a pizza-sized pan with cooking oil spray. Place softened cookie dough in pan, and press it into an even circle. Bake, according to cookie package directions. Cool. Cream together 8-oz. cream cheese, ½ cup sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Smooth on top of cooled cookie dough. Top with cherry pie filling, being careful not to add so much of the liquid part that it would seep down into the crust and make it soft. Next, spread drained, crushed pineapple over the top of the cherry pie filling. Evenly place slices from 2 or 3 bananas on top of the crushed pineapple. Now, place half-slices from 3 or 4 kiwi fruit over the top of the bananas. Finally, place small can of drained mandarin orange sections on top of the kiwi fruit. Cover with plastic wrap and store in the refrigerator until ready to serve. My family loves this dessert! My sister, Barbara, makes it for us when we have a family gathering. I hope you like it! --Betty

Editors Review

A great kid's part doesn't need an impressive feast, but a few treaty delights. And what better way to treat your little ones to their daily dose of fruits than this fruity delight. Betty demonstrates how you can whomp up this pizza-pie at home in a few simple steps. The prep work might take some extra effort, but then it's well worth it. The fact that this colorful sweet dessert gives a nice break from sugary, fatty treats makes it all the more palatable.
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