Almond Fruit Pizza Squares

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Title: Almond Fruit Pizza Squares
Yield: 15 Servings
Categories: Desserts


16 oz Pillsbury refrigerated quick
Crescent roll
1 tb Sugar
8 oz Cream cheese -- softened
3 1/2 oz Almond paste
1/2 ts Almond extract
2 tb Sugar
2 c Strawberries -- halved
1 c Seedless green grapes --
1 c Raspberries
11 oz Mandarin oranges -- drained
2 Kiwi fruit -- peeled and
1/2 c Apricot preserves
1/2 c Almonds, toasted --

Heat oven to 375 F. Spread dough into 4 long rectangles. Place rectangles
crosswise in ungreased 15x10x1 inch baking pan; press over bottom and 1
inch up sides to form a crust. Seal perforations. Sprinkle with 1
tablespoon sugar. Bake for 14 to 19 minutes, until golden brown. Cool

In food processor bowl with metal blade or blender container, combine cream
cheese, almond paste, almond extract, and 2 tablespoons sugar; process
until smooth. Spread evenly over cooled crust; top with fruit. Heat
preserves in small saucepan until melted; brush over fruit. Sprinkle with
almonds. Cover; store in refrigerator until serving.

Recipe By : Marie Ramirez

From: Ladies Home Journal- August 1991