Sunday, September 11, 2016

Caramel Apple Fruit Pizza


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-­half, if necessary


Sugar Cookie Crust:

1. Beat the butter and shortening together.
2. Add granulated sugar and cream together for 2­3 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 9­inch springform 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-­half, if necessary.


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 on the cooled sugar cookie crust.
3. Top with the diced apples, sprinkle with chopped pecans and drizzle the caramel sauce over the top.

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