Learn how to easily make this Sugar Cookie Easter Egg Fruit Pizza with fresh fruit, cream cheese frosting and sugar cookie dough.
I have been wanting to make one of these FOREVER! This Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza was so much easier than I thought it would be! Shaped like an egg, topped with a delicious cream cheese frosting and your favorite fruits, makes a colorful Easter dessert!
Fruit pizzas are always a fun surprise. Have you tried the Watermelon Fruit Pizza here on TCL?
Sugar Cookie Easter Egg Fruit Pizza
I had a roll of store-bought sugar cookie dough in the fridge. I don’t even know how it got there, but I wasn’t going to waste it.
Ever since a co-worker back in the 90s brought a fruit pizza to work, I’ve been mesmerized by them! This was my chance to make one! And since it’s close to Easter, why not make it an Easter treat in the shape of an Easter egg?
I was kind of worried about getting the egg shape, because, fancy baking isn’t my skill set.
After letting the cookie dough warm-up, I squished it into a ball. I placed it right on my baking sheet and just rolled it out… and it magically rolled out in the shape of an egg! How lucky was that?
After I baked it, and it was cool, I spread the most delicious cream cheese frosting over the top. From there, it was all about getting creative. I had a variety of fruits in all the right colors.
You really can’t mess this part up. Just channel your creative side and have fun!
Sugar Cookie Pizza Shapes
What if Easter is over and you still want to make this Sugar Cookie Easter Egg Fruit Pizza? You can! It can be the shape of a circle instead. In fact, you can make them any shape you’d like. You can even do individual sugar cookie fruit pizza’s!
This recipe idea is easy and adaptable for any time of year.
I ended up walking this over to the neighbor and they were very impressed.
And just a quick note for those of you who would never buy pre-made cookie dough, it’s OK, you can use homemade cookie dough.
How to Make a Fruit Pizza
Sugar Cookie Easter Egg Fruit Pizza
Make this sugar cookie fruit pizza anytime of year! Just change the shape!
- 1 batch sugar cookie dough - either store-bought or homemade
- 12 oz. cream cheese brick - room temp
- 6 tablespoons butter - room temperature
- 2 cups powder confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Colorful Fruits - I used strawberries, blueberries, kiwi, mandarins, grapes. Some may need to be cut into smaller pieces.
- Roll out cookie dough into an egg shape onto a cookie sheet. Trim if needed.
- Bake according to package instructions until golden brown.
- Allow to cool.
- Using an electric mixer, beat together cream cheese and butter in a large bowl until smooth and creamy.
- Add sugar, continue to beat until well blended.
- Add vanilla and stir.
- Spread frosting on to the cookie, then decorate and create a design with your fruits.
Nutrition InformationYield 24 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 126Total Fat 8gSaturated Fat 5gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 3gCholesterol 22mgSodium 71mgCarbohydrates 13gFiber 0gSugar 12gProtein 1g
Can I Use Homemade Sugar Cookie Dough
Of course! If you have a favorite sugar cookie dough you’d rather make and use, go for it! I’m usually pressed for time, so having the option to create a fun dessert quickly by using store-bought cookie dough is a time saver! You can even make your own frosting if you wish. Tailor this recipe to meet your needs.
What Fruits are Best for Sugar Cookie Pizzas
When I created this Sugar Cookie Fruit Pizza to look like an Easter egg, I wanted bright colors. But you can use any of your favorite fruits you’d like. I would, however, avoid any fruits that may be more watery, like watermelon.
- Mandarin Orange wedges
- Pomegranate seeds
Can I Make this Sugar Cookie Easter Egg Fruit Pizza Ahead of Time?
Yes and no. You can make up the cookie portion and even frost it ahead of time, then make sure you’ve covered it carefully with plastic wrap. You’ll want to add the fruit the day you’re serving it. Otherwise, placing the fruit on ahead of time could make the cookie portion soggy.
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Jeanette Beck says
Thank you for sharing this. Mine turned out great! I made it the day before because we were having Brunch and I wouldn’t have time in the morning. And it was not soggy at all! It was beautiful on the table and a crowd pleaser!
That’s fantastic! Thank you for letting me know!
Did you make your own frosting or buy the cream cheese frosting in the container in the video?
I bought it. But you can make your own if you’d like.
Melissa Winters says
How far in advance can you make this?
I would think you could make it the day before and add the fruit the day of. Adding fruit and letting it set could make it soft or soggy depending on the moisture of the fruit you’re using. I’ve always served it the day I’ve made it. I would cover it with plastic wrap.
Melissa Winters says
Great, thank you!
Absolutely love this idea for Easter instead of some the horrible sugary candies that are just TOO much for me. Such a fun treat and great to get the kids involved in making it!