Caramel Apple Fruit Pizza

Summer is slowly coming to an end and the fall hype is in full swing. The air is cooling off and the leaves will begin to change into vibrant autumn colors, so what better way to kick off the season than with a delicious fall inspired dessert pizza. While it is still a little warm outside and you probably don’t want to fully break out the cobblers yet, this pizza is a refreshing way to have your fall flavor fix. Caramel Apple Fruit Pizza is a delicious fall dessert with sugar cookie crust, cream cheese frosting, toasted pecans and a drizzle of gooey caramel.

You can make a whole day out of preparing this delicious dessert. Grab your family, your significant other or a group of friends and go to a local apple orchard. Pick the freshest apples you can find, whether it’s green, red or both. Use your findings to make this dessert fresh and a taste of the fall season to come.

 

Caramel Apple Fruit Pizza

Ingredients

Sugar Cookie Crust:

  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 1¼ cups flour

Caramel Apple Fruit Pizza:

  • 2 large apples, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1½ cups club soda water
  • ½ cup chopped pecans, toasted
  • ½ cup caramel sauce

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 4 oz package cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp half-n-half, if necessary

 

Instructions

Sugar Cookie Crust:

  1. Beat the butter and shortening together until a creamy consistency.
  2. Add granulated sugar and cream and mix for 2-3 minutes until lighter in color and fluffier in texture.
  3. Mix in the egg and vanilla.
  4. Mix in the baking powder, salt, and flour.
  5. Press dough into a greased 9-inch spring form pan.
  6. Bake at 375 degrees for 15-17 minutes.

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  1. Beat the cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Beat in the softened butter.
  3. Mix in powdered sugar.
  4. Add vanilla and half-n-half, if necessary.

 

Assembly:

  1. Put the diced apples in the club soda water immediately after dicing them. Soak them in the water for about 3 minutes and then drain the water.
  2. Spread the prepared cream cheese frosting (recipe above) on the cooled sugar cookie crust.
  3. Top with the diced apples, sprinkle with chopped pecans and drizzle the caramel sauce over the top.

 

Whether you serve this dessert when you have your boss over for coffee or you just need a dessert that your entire family will enjoy, this dessert pizza will not disappoint any age group. Kick off this fall with a dessert that will be sure to please anyone.

 

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