Dessert Pizza

Dessert Pizza has a layer of raspberry pie filling, a buttery crumb topping and a drizzle of icing – just like the dessert at your favorite pizza restaurant!

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dessert pizza on a wooden block

Remember a few weeks ago I posted my Pizza Hut copycat Cavatini recipe? Well, that got me thinking about my other favorite thing on the buffet table at pizza restaurants – DESSERT PIZZA. Some have a fruit base and other are just loaded with that buttery crumble and drizzled with icing.

I love dessert pizza either way, but decided to go with a fruity version for today’s post! Raspberry is typically my fruit of choice, but there are many other options I’ll list out below!

dessert pizza cut into squares

Ingredients Needed

  • Pizza Crust – I used a can of refrigerated “Classic Crust” pizza crust from Pillsbury; if you’d prefer to make homemade, go for it!!
  • Raspberry Pie Filling
  • Raspberries – Fresh or frozen will both work fine
  • Crumb Topping – Flour, butter, sugar
  • Icing – Powdered sugar, vanilla, milk
ingredients needed for dessert pizza

How to Make Dessert Pizza

  1. Spread the pizza crust into a pan (I used a 15-inch round pan); a round pizza pan or large sheet pan would work great, too.
  2. Spread the raspberry filling over the crust evenly.
  3. Make the crumb topping and sprinkle over the raspberry filling.
  4. Add raspberries over the crumb topping (this is optional, but I think it looks extra pretty!).
  5. Bake the pizza until the edges are a light golden brown.
  6. Make the icing and drizzle it over the dessert pizza; serve warm!

Other Flavor Options

Don’t think you’re limited to just raspberry pie filling! Use what you’ve got. I think blueberry, peach and cherry pie filling would be just as tasty! Apple would be fantastic, too, especially in the fall months (though you might want to cut the apples up a bit).

How to Serve Dessert Pizza

I like it best warm, right out of the oven. It’s great as-is or next to a scoop of vanilla ice cream! If you happen to have leftovers, store them in a tightly-sealed sandwich bag or container.

spatula with a piece of dessert pizza on it

Other Delicious Fruity Desserts

  • Raspberry Cake – This moist and tender Raspberry Cake starts with a cake mix and is packed with flavor from fresh raspberries and raspberry gelatin! A simple raspberry whipped cream tops the cake, making it a light, refreshing dessert!
  • Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes – Lemon Blueberry Cupcakes have a soft cake, tart curd filling, and a smooth cream cheese frosting. And the best part? It all starts with a cake mix – easy peasy!!
  • Cherry Dump Cake – This Cherry Dump Cake has sweet cherry pie filling, a cheesecake layer and a buttery cake mix topping. Top with a scoop of ice cream for the easiest, yummiest dessert!!
dessert pizza with a bite out of it

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Dessert Pizza

Dessert Pizza has a layer of raspberry pie filling, a buttery crumb topping and a drizzle of icing – just like the dessert at your favorite pizza restaurant!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12

Ingredients
  

  • 1 13.8 oz tube refrigerated pizza crust
  • 3/4 c raspberry filling
  • 6 tbsp butter softened
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 c flour
  • 1/3 c fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 1 c powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1-2 tbsp milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and grease a large round pizza pan or sheet pan with cooking spray.
  • Unroll the tube of pizza crust into the pan and press into the shape of your pan.
  • Spread the pie filling over the dough in an even layer.
  • In a small bowl, combine the softened butter, sugar and flour with a fork.
  • Sprinkle the crumb topping over the raspberry pie filling.
  • Top with the raspberries.
  • Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until the edges of the pizza are a light golden brown.
  • Combine the powdered sugar, vanilla and 1 tbsp of milk; add additional milk if needed to reach the desired icing texture.
  • Drizzle icing over the warm pizza and enjoy!

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