summer berry fruit pizza

Summer Berry & Lemon Cookie Pizza

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This delicious lemon cookie pizza with yogurt and fresh berries is a lightened-up summer dessert. It’s refreshing and flavorful, without containing too much sugar. The lemon flavor in the crust shines through! 

summer berry fruit pizza
summer berry lemon cookie pizza
  • 1/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries

How to Make this Dessert Recipe

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 C). 
  • In a medium-size bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds on medium speed.
  • Add the granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon zest, baking powder, vanilla, and salt. Beat for 30 seconds or until combined.
  • Add the egg and beat till combined. Slowly add the flour and beat on medium speed until all the flour is combined. The dough may be crumbly. Pat into a ball with your hands.
  • Lightly flour a surface and roll the dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove from oven and let cool for 8 to 10 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, combine the yogurt and remaining lemon zest.
  • Spread yogurt across the cookie and decorate with blackberries and strawberries.

Tips For Making This Recipe

You don’t have to chill the dough (you can if you want to), you can pop it straight in the oven after making it.

Use fresh, summer berries or other seasonal fruit for this recipe. This recipe also works with kiwi, oranges, pomegranates, etc – so use whatever is in season!


Yield: 6 servings
summer berry fruit pizza

This delicious lemon cookie with yogurt and fresh berries is a lightened up summer dessert.

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 cups plain yogurt
  • 1 cup blackberries
  • 1 1/2 cups sliced strawberries

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 C). 
  2. In a medium-size bowl, beat the butter with an electric mixer for 30 seconds on medium speed.
  3. Add the granulated sugar, 1 teaspoon zest, baking powder, vanilla, and salt. Beat for 30 seconds or until combined.
  4. Add the egg and beat till combined. Slowly add the flour and beat on medium speed until all the flour is combined. The dough may be crumbly. Pat into a ball with your hands.
  5. Lightly flour a surface and roll the dough to 1/2 inch thickness. Place on a baking sheet and bake for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool for 8 to 10 minutes.
  7. In a small bowl, combine the yogurt and remaining lemon zest.
  8. Spread yogurt across the cookie and decorate with blackberries and strawberries.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 268Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 55mgSodium: 176mgCarbohydrates: 38gFiber: 3gSugar: 16gProtein: 7g
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