Homemade Fruit Pizzas: A Sweet Dessert for Kids


Delight your little ones with Homemade Fruit Pizzas, a fun and colorful dessert that's as pleasing to the eye as it is to the palate! These mini fruit pizzas combine a soft cookie base with a creamy topping and a variety of fresh fruit toppings. Not only are they irresistibly tasty, but they also offer a creative way for kids to enjoy their fruits. Perfect for parties, picnics, or as a special treat!

Homemade Fruit Pizzas: A Sweet Dessert for Kids

Preparation and Cooking Times

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 15 minutes (for the cookie base)
  • Total Time: 45 minutes (plus chilling time)

Number of Servings and Serving Size

  • Servings: 12 mini pizzas
  • Serving Size: 1 mini pizza


For the Cookie Base

  • All-Purpose Flour: 300 grams (0.66 pounds)
  • Butter: 150 grams (0.33 pounds), softened
  • Sugar: 100 grams (0.22 pounds)
  • Egg: 1 large
  • Vanilla Extract: 1 teaspoon

For the Topping

  • Cream Cheese: 200 grams (0.44 pounds), softened
  • Powdered Sugar: 50 grams (0.11 pounds)
  • Vanilla Extract: 1/2 teaspoon

For the Fruit Topping

  • Assorted fruits such as strawberries, kiwis, blueberries, and grapes, sliced

Detailed Method of Preparation

Make Cookie Base

  • Cream together butter and sugar. Beat in the egg and vanilla extract. Gradually add flour until dough forms.
  • Roll out the dough and cut into circles using a cookie cutter. Place on a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 180°C (350°F) for 15 minutes or until golden. Let cool.

Prepare Topping

  • Mix cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth.

Assemble Fruit Pizzas

  • Spread cream cheese mixture over each cookie base.
  • Arrange sliced fruits on top in a decorative pattern.
  • Chill: Refrigerate the fruit pizzas for at least 30 minutes to set the topping.
  • Serve: Enjoy these colorful mini fruit pizzas cold, perfect as a delightful dessert for kids.

Tips for Culinary Success

  • Cookie Thickness: Ensure the cookie base is not too thick to maintain a good balance with the toppings.
  • Fruit Variety: Use a variety of colors and textures in your fruit selection for visual appeal and taste.
  • Serving Tip: These are best served the same day but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a day.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • Can I make these fruit pizzas gluten-free? Yes, use a gluten-free flour blend for the cookie base.
  • Can I use store-bought cookie dough? Absolutely, for a quicker alternative, you can use pre-made cookie dough.
  • How can I prevent the fruit from making the base soggy? Assemble the fruit pizzas close to serving time to keep the base crisp.