Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Heather Chadduck Hillegas
Hands-on Time
20 Mins
Total Time
2 Hours 40 Mins
Yield
Makes 8 (6- to 8-inch) pizzas

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. 

How to Make It

Step 1

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.

Step 2

Master Our Grilled Pizza Technique

Step 3

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.

Step 4

Top cooked side of crust with desired sauce and toppings.

Step 5

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

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