Italian Dessert Pizza

Looking for a tasty Italian treat made using Pillsbury® rolls? Then check out this pizza topped with cheese, fruits and almonds - delicious dessert.

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  • prep time 45 min
  • total time 1 hr 15 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 16
 

Ingredients

Crust

2
cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent rolls
2
teaspoons grated lemon peel (from 1 medium lemon)
3
tablespoons powdered sugar

Topping

2
containers (8 oz each) mascarpone cheese, softened
1/4
cup powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1
lb fresh strawberries, sliced about 1/4 inch thick
2
cups seedless green grapes, patted dry, cut in half lengthwise
1 1/4
cups fresh blueberries
1/3
cup sliced almonds, toasted

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Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. Unroll dough into 4 rectangles; place crosswise in pan. Press on bottom and 1 inch up sides of pan; seal perforations. Rub lemon peel over dough. Sprinkle evenly with 3 tablespoons powdered sugar.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat cheese, 1/4 cup powdered sugar and the cinnamon with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread over crust. Arrange fruit on topping in diagonal alternating rows, placing close together. Sprinkle with almonds.
  • 1 Heat oven to 425°F. Spray 15x10x1-inch pan with cooking spray. Unroll dough into 4 rectangles; place crosswise in pan. Press on bottom and 1 inch up sides of pan; seal perforations. Rub lemon peel over dough. Sprinkle evenly with 3 tablespoons powdered sugar.
  • 2 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool in pan on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 3 In medium bowl, beat cheese, 1/4 cup powdered sugar and the cinnamon with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread over crust. Arrange fruit on topping in diagonal alternating rows, placing close together. Sprinkle with almonds.

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Expert Tips

Mascarpone is a rich double-cream to triple-cream cheese made from cow’s milk. From the Lombardy region of Italy, mascarpone is ivory-colored and delicately flavored, with a texture ranging between light clotted cream to room-temperature butter.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
190
(
Calories from Fat
100),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
11%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
1 1/2g
1 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
200mg
200%;
Total Carbohydrate
18g
18%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
8g
8%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.