Apple Dessert Pizza

Apple Dessert Pizza

Total Time:
1 hr, 20 mins
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
8 servings
Dish Size:
Pizza Stone
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September 15, 2016



  • 1/2 cup butter, soft
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda1 teaspoon cinnamon1/2 teaspoon nutmeg


  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 2 green apples thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temp
  • 1/4 cup butter, room temp1 1/2 cups powdered sugar1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup caramel sauce


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. For the crust, place the butter in the bowl of a stand mixer.  Blend on high for 1 minute or until light in color.
  3. Add in the sugar, egg and vanilla and blend on medium speed until well combined.  Scrape sides of bowl as needed.
  4. Slowly blend in flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  5. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.  Don't skip this step!
  6. While the dough is in the refrigerator spread the walnuts on a baking sheet.  Bake for 10 minutes to toast.  Remove from oven and set aside to cool.
  7. Increase oven temperature to 350 degrees.
  8. Lightly spray your temp-tations pizza stone with non-stick spray.
  9. Press down chilled dough onto the stone to form a large flat circle, leaving a 2-inch space between the edge of the crust and the edge of the stone.
  10. Bake for 20 minutes or until lightly brown.  Cool completely before adding the topping.
  11. For the topping place the cream cheese and butter in  the bowl of a stand mixer.  Beat on high for 2 minutes or until fluffy.
  12. Blend in powdered sugar, vanilla and 1/4 cup of caramel sauce.  Spread all over cooled crust.
  13. Arrange apple slices in a circle pattern on top.
  14. Drizzle with remaining caramel sauce and toasted walnuts.  Slice and serve or refrigerate for up to 3 days.
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