Oh fruit pizza… how can you go wrong? I lightened this version up a bit and made gluten-free of course. One of these days I will post my homemade cookie recipe. For now, here’s my cheater version using a premade cookie mix. Bob’s Red Mill has quite a few good gluten free mixes if you’d like to try some. I like this particular recipe because it’s different than the typical fruit pizzas I make. It uses more chocolate – which is always a plus!
1 package of Bob’s Gluten free chocolate chip cookie mix
½ cup applesauce (you can also use 1 stick butter, or a butter/applesauce/yogurt mix)
¼ cup water
2 Tbsp sauce (I used a homemade chocolate-nut butter – see notes for variations)
½ cup chopped fruit (I used strawberries & blueberries)
whipped topping, optional
- Preheat oven to 350°F.
- Mix together cookie mix, applesauce, egg and water. Beat on medium speed for about 1 minute or until well combined.
- Pour about ½ to ¾ cup of dough into a greased, glass pie plate. Spread until bottom of pan is covered.
- Separate remaining cookie dough into 1” balls and place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
- Bake cookies and cookie pie for about 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Let cookies cool about 10 minutes. Spread sauce over cookie pie and sprinkle with chopped fruit.
- Serve with a little whipped topping if desired. I’d like to say that these would keep well in the refrigerator but we wouldn’t know – ours are always gobbled up too quick!
NOTE: If you don’t like to use butter, I have found that applesauce (homemade or jarred) is a good substitute. I usually just do an equal ratio substitute. In a pinch, I have also used a mix of applesauce and yogurt. For the sauce on this particular pizza, we prefer the homemade “Nutella”. However, I’m sure you could make a quick chocolate cream cheese spread or even just use peanut butter.