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Strawberry Dessert Pizza Strawberry Dessert Pizza


Crust:
lb butter (two sticks)
2/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
Topping:
8 oz. package cream cheese
1/4 cup strawberry puree (about 4 fresh strawberries in a blender)
1 tablespoon honey
2 tablespoons sugar
3 pints fresh Florida strawberries

Crust
Cream together butter and sugar with a mixer until fluffy; add egg, baking powder, salt and vanilla till mixture is smooth; add flour and mix till a smooth dough is formed. Place finish dough in between two sheet of wax paper and refrigerate for about 20 minutes. Remove from refrigerator and roll the dough out to about a 1/4 inch thickness and in a round shape. Place the dough in a greased 12 inch pizza pan and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for 25 minutes or until crust is a light brown. Cool completely.

Topping
Combine cream cheese, puree, honey, and sugar until smooth. Spread evenly over the cooled cookie crust, leaving a inch border uncovered. Place whole strawberries around the outside border and use sliced berries to fill in the middle of the pizza.

Glaze (optional):
1 tablespoons honey
1 teaspoon water

Combine honey and water and brush over the top of finished pizza.
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