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  December 07, 2023

4th of July Dessert Recipes - Pretty Patriotic Pizza
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Pretty Patriotic Pizza - This is an all time favorite fruit pizza to serve at your July 4th celebration. The crust is a snap to create and the citrus glaze gives this pizza a pretty sheen. The fruit can be arranged however you prefer to give it your own special touch.

Product: 4th of July Dessert Recipes for Kids
Category: Fourth of July Fun - Cooking Activities


Pretty Patriotic Pizza


  • 1 (16 1/2 oz.) pkg. refrigerated sugar cookie dough
  • 1 C of sugar, divided
  • 2 T of cornstarch
  • 1/2 C of orange juice
  • 1/4 C of lemon juice
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1 T of milk
  • 1 t orange peel, grated
  • 2/3 C of heavy whipping cream
  • 1 apple, peeled and sliced thin
  • 1 1/2 C of fresh strawberries, halved
  • 1 C seedless dark purple grapes, halved
  • 1 banana, sliced thin
  • 1 C of fresh raspberries
  • 1/2 C of fresh blueberries


  1. Preset the oven temperature to 350 degrees and let the oven preheat.
  2. Remove the cookie dough and let it stand at room temperature for 10 minutes.
  3. Carefully spread the dough onto an ungreased pizza pan.
  4. Bake the dough 15 minutes or until a golden brown.
  5. Remove and allow the dough to cool on the pan.
  6. Dump half of the sugar into a small saucepan.
  7. Add the cornstarch and toss slightly to combine.
  8. Pour the orange and lemon juice into the mixture.
  9. Place the pan over medium heat bringing the mixture to a steady boil.
  10. Continue boiling for 2 minutes stirring constantly then remove the pan from the heat, setting aside to cool.
  11. Cube the cream cheese and place in a large mixing bowl.
  12. Pour the milk over the cream cheese.
  13. Add the orange peel and the remaining sugar.
  14. Beat the mixture until blended together well and smooth.
  15. Place the whipping cream into a small mixing bowl.
  16. Beat the whipping cream until soft peaks begin to form.
  17. Fold the whipping cream into the cream cheese mixture until blended in well.
  18. Spread the mixture over the cooled crust.
  19. Place the apple slices around the outside edge of the crust.
  20. Next layer the strawberry halves around the crust.
  21. Circle the halved grapes on next.
  22. Add the bananas to the ring.
  23. Place the raspberries onto the crust next.
  24. Finish the ring with the blueberries.
  25. Spread the reserved glaze evenly over the all the fruit.
  26. Place covered in the refrigerator for about 1 hour or until chilled.

Makes 12 servings

Preparation Time: approximately 30 minutes
Baking Time: approximately 15 minutes
Chilling Time: approximately 1 hour
Total Time: approximately 1 hour 45 minutes

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