Grilled Pineapple Dessert Pizza

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Grilled Pineapple Dessert PizzaRecipe

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas

For a delicious dessert pizza, top Homemade Pizza Dough with cream cheese, brown sugar, cinnamon, and pineapple slices, drizzle it with a caramel topping, and sprinkle it with toasted pecans. 

Makes 8 (6- to 8-inch) pizzas

Ingredients

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3 tablespoons light brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 fresh pineapple
1 (8-oz.) package cream cheese, softened
3 tablespoons light brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Caramel topping
Toasted pecans
Fresh mint sprigs

Preparation

Hands-on: 20 Minutes
Total: 2 Hours, 40 Minutes

Prepare Homemade Pizza Dough, and grill both sides of rounds according to Our Grilled Pizza Technique (below). Cool crusts 10 minutes. Stir together 3 Tbsp. light brown sugar and 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon. Cut pineapple into 1/2-inch slices, and spread brown sugar mixture on both sides. Grill, covered with grill lid, 1 minute on each side or until grill marks appear. Stir together softened cream cheese, 3 Tbsp. light brown sugar, and 1/8 tsp. ground cinnamon. Spread about 2 Tbsp. cream cheese mixture on each grilled pizza crust, and top with grilled pineapple slices. Drizzle with warm jarred caramel topping, and sprinkle with toasted pecans and fresh mint.

Master Our Grilled Pizza Technique

1. Preheat grill to high (at least 400°) heat. Slide pizza dough rounds directly onto grill grate (cornmeal side down) from baking sheet, and grill, covered with grill lid, 3 to 4 minutes or until golden brown. Carefully flip dough.

2. Top cooked side of crust with desired sauce and toppings.

3. Grill, covered with grill lid, 3 to 4 minutes or until cheese is melted and bubbly.

Created date

July 2015