Monday, December 5, 2011

Gina’s Famous Fruit Pizza

2 ½ (8 oz) pkgs. Of quick crescent dinner rolls
3 tbsp sugar
1 (8 oz) pkg of cream cheese, softened
1 (3 ½ oz) tube almond paste
½ Tsp of almond extract
2 cups of fresh strawberries (halved of quartered)
1 cup of fresh raspberries
1 cup of fresh blueberries
1 cup of seedless grapes
1 (11 oz.) can of mandarin orange segments (drained)
2 kiwi (peeled, sliced, and quartered)
1 jar of apricot preserves, (heated in saucepan until melted)
¼ cup of toasted almond slices
Preheat oven to 375˚F. Shape dough as needed to make large pizza crust on cookie sheet. Sprinkle with sugar. Bake for 14-19 minutes. Cool completely. Use mixer and food processor to mix cream cheese and almond paste together. Mix with almond extract and 2 tbsp of sugar. Frost crust evenly with mixture. Decorate with fruit. In a pot, melt apricot preserves, and brush over fruit. Sprinkle almonds over. Cover and store in fridge until cooled.

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