Red, White & Blue Berry-Patch Brownie Pizza

By on June 3, 2021

The combination of fruit, almonds and chocolate is what makes this brownie so unique. The fruit lightens the chocolate a bit and makes it feel as though you are eating something sinfully healthy. 

 

Ingredients

Brownie

  • 1 package fudge brownie mix (13×9” pan size)
  • 1/3 cup chopped unblanched almonds
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Topping

  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 2 cups whipped topping
  • Assorted fresh berries
  • Optional: Fresh mint leaves and coarse sugar

 

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°. Prepare brownie batter according to package directions for fudgelike brownies, adding almonds and almond extract. Spread into a greased 14-in. pizza pan.

 

  • Bake until a toothpick inserted in center comes out clean, 15-18 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. 

 

  • Beat first 4 topping ingredients until smooth; fold in whipped topping. Spread over crust to within 1/2 in. of edges; refrigerate, loosely covered, 2 hours.

 

  • To serve, cut into 12 slices; top with berries of choice. If desired, top with mint and sprinkle with coarse sugar.

 

Credit: www.tasteofhome.com