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Macadamia Cookie Pizza

Macadamia Cookies you can slice and serve like pizza! This Macadamia Cookie Pizza is topped with a sweet cream cheese layer and fresh fruit for an eye catching easy dessert.

Want more dessert pizza ideas? Check out this Caramel Apple Sugar Cookie Pizza too.

Macadamia Nut Cookie PIzza with Fruit: soft and chewy macadamia cookie topped with #PHILADELPHIA #SnackDelights and fresh fruit! YUM!

Why this Recipe Works

  • Buttery cookie crust filled with crunchy macadamia nuts.
  • Luscious cream cheese frosting on top.
  • Fresh fruit for a pop of color and juicy flavor.

Cookie pizzas are a genius idea. You take a big ball of cookie dough, bake it on a pizza stone and add just about any toppings you like!

This Macadamia Cookie Pizza is an ideal sweet treat to share. It looks beautiful on a table and slices are easy to grab and eat!

Ingredient Notes

Macadamia nuts. We use dry roasted nuts. Chop them coarsely before adding to the dough.

Butter. Either salted or unsalted butter can be used. If using salted, reduce the added kosher salt in the recipe to 1/4 teaspoon.

Cream cheese. I recommend full fat cream cheese for richest flavor. Let it soften on the counter for a few minutes so it’s easier to incorporate with the powdered sugar.

Fruit fruit. This time, I used raspberries, blueberries and pineapple. Strawberries and blackberries make great toppings too.

Easy Instructions

First, make the cookie dough. Fold in chopped nuts.

Place the dough onto a large baking sheet or round pizza pan. Shape the dough into a large circle. Aim to make it abut 12 inches across and 1/2 an inch thick.

Bake the cookie crust and let cool.

Make the frosting by beating all ingredients together until smooth. Spread over the cooled cookie crust.

Arrange fresh fruit on top. Slice into wedges and enjoy!

Tips and Tricks

  • Use the heel of your hand to help shape the dough into a circle.
  • Try to make the crust as even in thickness as possible. This helps ensure the crust bakes through evenly.
  • Keep the fruit topping in place by gently pressing each piece into the cream cheese.

Recipe FAQs

Can I make the cookie dough ahead of time?

You can make the macadamia cookie dough in advance and store it in the fridge or freezer. To freeze, wrap in cling wrap, then place in an airtight freezer bag. Use within 3 months.
Let thaw then follow recipe directions for baking and frosting.

What other fruit can I put on this cookie pizza?

Black berries, apple slices, bananas and shredded coconut are all delicious on cookie pizzas. Avoid watery fruits like citrus or melon. They’ll make your pizza soggy.

Can I freeze this?

You can freeze macadamia cookie pizza before adding the cream cheese and fruit topping. Double wrap in freezer bags and place in the freezer for up to 3 months.
When ready to eat, let the cookie crust thaw, add toppings and enjoy.

How can I tell when the cookie crust is done baking?

The cookie crust is done when the edges are just beginning to turn golden brown. The center will still look a bit soft. It’ll firm up as the crust cools.

Yield: serves 12-18

Macadamia Cookie Pizza

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes

Delicious Macadamia Nut Cookie topped with fruit and cream cheese

Ingredients

For the Cookie Crust:

  • ¾ cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • ½ cup dry roasted macadamia nuts, chopped

For the Topping:

  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • fresh fruit (blueberries, raspberries, pineapple)

Instructions

  1. For the cookie dough, beat butter, vanilla and sugar together until creamy, about 2-3 minutes. Beat in egg. Add flour, salt and baking powder, beat until combined. Fold in chopped nuts.
  2. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper. I used a 15inch round pizza pan. Press cookie dough into a 12inch circle (about ¼-½inch thick).
  3. Bake in a 375 degree F oven for 18-21 minutes. Remove and allow to cool completely.
  4. To garnish, beat cream cheese with powdered sugar and vanilla. Spread over cooled cookie. Top with your favorite fresh fruit! ENJOY.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

18

Serving Size:

1 slice

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 255Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 155mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 22gProtein: 3g

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Cheerful and delicious, this Macadamia Cookie Pizza is ready for a party!

Macadamia Nut Cookie PIzza with Fruit: soft and chewy macadamia cookie topped with #PHILADELPHIA #SnackDelights and fresh fruit! YUM!

About Aimee

Aimee is a dessert lover (specifically rice krispie treats), workout enthusiast, self-taught foodie, and recipe creator.

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Posted on July 2, 2013

Comments & Reviews

  1. I’m making this VERY soon!!! PINNING! I love white chocolate macadamia as the base!!

  2. Aimee, this pizza looks incredible! I could eat that cookie all day long, but add that white chocolate spread…YUM!

  3. This looks to me like a pizza, salad, cookie and cake in one. It’s also more like a fruit pizza but it’s healthier because of the fruits and it’s really attractive too. This would make a great dessert for the Fourth of July since it can be whipped up in a jiffy.

  4. Are you kidding? This is the coolest thing ever, Aimee! I am a NUT (get it, har har) for macadamia cookies and summer desserts with fruit! This looks like a slice of heaven to me. Thanks and have a happy 4th!

  5. White chocolate is my favorite, and I love cream cheese. Im obsessed with macadamia nut cookies. I feel like this was made for me. Can’t even WAIT to try out that spread!!

  6. Oh my goodness, I haven’t seen that product, but it would have been perfect in the dessert pizza I just made – I’m totally using it next time! And I LOVE your macadamia crust!

  7. Oh man – I adore macadamias, and I love this whole idea of fruit pizzas. Awesome way to cram fruit into kids and difficult boyfriends.

  8. Ohh you macadamia cookie pizza looks so good! I have never seen those kind of Philadelphia Cream Cheeses! I don’t think I could use it in baking because I’d probably eat it with a spoon! 🙂 Beautiful recipe!!

  9. Loving the idea of a macadamia crust! And after reading this I have determined that I clearly do not make enough dessert pizzas.

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