This is no ordinary pizza pie my friend, this crust is made of sugar cookie dough. Store bought cookie mixes, pre-made tubes of dough, or even from scratch recipes are all welcome at this pizza party,  just form it into a big circle the shape of a pizza pie then bake it to perfection! A whipped brown sugar and cream cheese spread provides a creamy, luscious, and rich base for your sweet-tart Stemilt apples.

Easy Apple Dessert Pizza
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Serves: 8-10 slices

Sugar cookie dough (1 tube, 1 box//bag mix, or 1 batch of homemade dough
1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1 Stemilt Pinata apple, cored
1 Stemilt Granny Smith apple, cored
3-4 Tbsp. prepared caramel sauce, store bought or homemade
powdered sugar, if desired

1. Shape the prepared cookie dough into a 10-12-inch round, like a pizza crust, on a piece of parchment and bake according to the directions on your package or recipe. Cool completely. Beat the softened cream cheese, brown sugar, and vanilla together. Spread the  “sauce” on top of the cooled cookie crust. Set aside.
2. When you are ready to serve, use a mandolin or a very sharp knife to thinly slice the apples. Then arrange them on top of the prepared pizza crust. Drizzle with caramel sauce and sprinkle with powdered sugar if desired, serve immediately.

*recipe and photo provided by Stemilt

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