INGREDIENTS:

Sugar Cookie Crust:

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg

Cream Cheese Frosting:

  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar

Fruit Toppings:

  • 7–10 strawberries, sliced
  • 5–6 kiwis, sliced
  • mango, sliced
  • 1/2 cup blueberries
  • 1 small bunch of grapes, halved

INSTRUCTIONS:

1.Make the Crust: Mix the butter, sugar, egg, and vanilla until well combined. (You can use an electrical mixer or simply mix with a spoon if your butter is melted.) Add flour, leaven , and salt. Mix until combined. Chill the dough for half-hour .

2. Bake the Crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 14-inch pizza tray or a round breadstone, or a parchment line. Roll the chilled dough out onto it, leaving some space round the edge. Bake for 12 minutes. Allow it to chill .

3. Make the cheese Frosting: Using an electrical mixer, combine the cheese , butter, granulated sugar and vanilla until smooth and creamy. cover the cooled cookie crust and chill again to arrange the frosting.

4. Make It Fancy: Top with fruit! See post for designs.