Patriotic Fruit Pizza II

When strawberry season arrives, folks will anticipate this flavorful fruity dessert. It's very pretty and always gets lots of compliments.

Yield

8 to 10 servings

Crust Ingredients

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup confectioners' (powdered) sugar
1 cup cold butter

Filling Ingredients

1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup granulated (white) sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 cup strawberry glaze

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°F (177°C). In a bowl, combine the flour and confectioners' sugar. Cut in butter until mixture begins to hold together. Press into a 12-inch tart or pizza pan; build up edges slightly.

Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 15 minutes.

In a bowl, beat cream cheese, sugar and vanilla. Spread over crust. Arrange strawberries in an 8 to 10-inch circle in center of pizza. Sprinkle blueberries around strawberries. Pour glaze over strawberries. Refrigerate until serving. Cut into wedges.

Preparation Time: 30 minutes + cooling

Nutritional Information

1 slice equals 454 calories, 26 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 221 mg sodium, 51 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 4 g protein.

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