Serves 8 as a dessert
Level of difficulty: Easy
This is a fun dessert to make with the kids - they have a ball arranging the fruit on top! Enjoy this with our abundantly fruity State Lane Orange Muscat!
1 package of sugar cookie dough
1/4 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
8 oz cream cheese, softened
(1) large can chunk pineapple
Fresh strawberries, sliced
3 kiwis, sliced
Fresh berries: blackberries, blueberries, or raspberries
½ cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup orange juice
3/4 cup lemon juice
½ cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
To make the crust: press sugar cookie dough into a 15” pizza pan. Bake according to package directions. Remove from oven and let cool completely.
In a small bowl, mix sugar, vanilla, and cream cheese until smooth. Spread on cooled cookie crust. Layer fresh fruit on cream cheese in any order you like.
In a small saucepan over medium-high heat, cook pineapple, orange, and lemon juice with ½ cup sugar and cornstarch until thick and clear, stirring constantly. Pour over fruit and refrigerate. Slice and serve.
This recipe was created by Colleen Topper, Proprietor and in-house chef for Goosecross Cellars in the Napa Valley. For more delicious recipes, paired with wine, go to wineryrecipes.com.
Complementary Wines: Gewürztraminer: Late Harvest, Icewine/Eiswein, Muscat: orange, Riesling: Late Harvest, Riesling: Trockenbeerenauslese/Very Sweet
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