Watermelon Cookie Pie

We wrapped up the last day of school with our annual Walk of Fame and a sweet summertime snack on the porch.  I went with a watermelon theme and made the cutest little watermelon inspired fruit pizza tart to go along with it.  I mean, it’s hardly a celebrating without something slightly naughty to go along with the fruits and veggies :-)

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This recipe will make 2 half watermelon shaped pizzas.  You’ll need:

  • 1 roll of sugar cookie dough – I used Pillsbury from the refrigerated section
  • container of white icing
  • sliced strawberries (one carton will be plenty)
  • sliced kiwis (I used 4)
  • handful of mini chocolate chips
  1. Gently press the cookie dough in the bottom of a round pan.  I used about 3/4 of the roll of dough (and made a few cookies on a regular cookie sheet with the rest.)  I found it easiest to break the dough off into pinches and scatter those all over the pan and then gently smoosh together.  I used my springform pan and lined the bottom with a piece of parchment paper cut to fit.  If you don’t have a spring form, a regular cake pan would work but I would definitely put parchment in the bottom and spray it good with Baker’s Joy.
  2. Bake at 350 for about 18 minutes until the cookie is golden brown.
  3. Let cool a bit then unclasp the springform pan.  Let fully cool.  I sliced mine in half before decorating to keep the edges clean.
  4. Spread icing over cookie and top with sliced strawberries and kiwis.  Dot the strawberries with mini chocolate chips.  I had the cookie baked and iced the night before and waited to put the fruit on until much closer to serving.

The littles LOVED it and it will definitely be a summertime dessert staple around here.  It’s really easy and super cute to take to pool parties and BBQs!!

You can see the rest of our special snack HERE!


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Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend, y’all!!  We have NO plans outside of smoking some meat and laying by the pool.


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