Deep Dish Fruit Pizza
3/4 cups butter, softened
1 cups white sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
2 - 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp salt
In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth.
Beat in eggs and vanilla.
In a new bowl mix together flour, baking powder and salt. Mix dry ingredients into the butter mixture. Blend well.
Cover, and chill dough for at least one hour (or overnight).
Preheat oven to 400
Roll out dough on floured surface 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.
Press dough into an un-greased pie pan and trim the edges
Bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until cookie crust becomes golden.
Allow crust to cool
1 ( 8 oz) pkg cream cheese
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp vanilla extract
In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with 1/2 cup sugar and vanilla until light. Spread on cooled crust.
Fruit of your choice
(shown) Blackberries, strawberries, mandarin oranges and green grapes
Slice fruit and arrange as desired on top of filling, and chill.
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