This fruit pizza has a sugar white chocolate macadamia nut cookie base, topped off with a sweet almond creamy cheese topping and covered in a gorgeous array of fresh fruit.
Author: Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey
White Chocolate Macadamia Cookie Base:
1teaspoonPure Vanilla Extract
1cup+ 2 Tablespoons Flour
½cupWhite Chocolate Chips
⅓cupSweetened Flaked Coconut
8ouncepkg. Cream Cheesesoftened
½teaspoonPure Almond Extract or 1 teaspoon Vanilla
1cupBlueberries or Blackberries
Heat oven to 350 degrees.
In large bowl, cream together butter and sugar for 3 minutes, until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and beat until creamy. Stir in flour, baking powder, cornstarch, and salt. Add white chocolate, nuts, and coconut and stir until combined.
Lightly spray 9 inch springform pan with cooking spray. (If you use a pizza pan, cook for 10-14 minutes, as the crust will be thinner). With fingers, press cookie dough into pan. Bake for 16-22 minutes. Let cool.
For spread, beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until creamy. Add almond or vanilla extract, depending on taste preference and lemon zest.
Spread over cooled cookie crust.
In small bowl, heat marmalade and 2 Tablespoons of water in microwave for 15-20 seconds or until warm.
Arrange the fresh fruit on cookie tart in desired pattern. Brush with glaze. Slice and serve.