Recipes For Grandkids

Stars & Stripes Dessert Pizza

GT Cooking KIDS C1

Cooking with your Grandkids can be fun!

Pizza for dessert? Kids will have fun decorating this
All-American Pizza with fresh fruit!

Stars & Stripes Dessert Pizza


  • 1-1/2 pkg (8 oz each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 pkg (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 lemon — 1 tsp lemon juice and 1 tsp lemon zest
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 lb. fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced (about 3 cups)
  • 2 medium bananas, sliced
  • Lemon-lime soda


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Unroll crescent dough into 3 long strips. Arrange dough on Rectangle Stone, pinching seams together to seal.
  3. Bake 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Remove from oven; cool completely. 
  5. In a small mixing bowl combine cream cheese and powdered sugar.
  6. Zest lemon. Cut the lemon in half and juice the lemon. Mix well.
  7. Spread cream cheese mixture over top crust with a Small Spreader.
  8. Hull the strawberries.
  9. Slice strawberries and bananas.
  10. Dip banana slices in lemon-lime soda to prevent browning. 
  11. To assemble, arrange blueberries in a square in the upper left corner to represent stars.
  12. Make alternating rows of strawberries and bananas to represent stripes.
  13. Cover with plastic wrap.
  14. Chill up to 6 hours. 
  15. To serve, cut into squares.


COOK’S TIP: Make this for any occasion, just switch up the fruit to match the season.

Calories 190

Total Fat 10 g

Saturated Fat 4 g

Cholesterol 15 mg

Carbohydrate 23 g

Protein 3 g

Sodium 270 mg

Fiber 2 g


Jaimie Johnson, Pampered Chef

Jaimie Johnson, “Chef Jaimie”, shares the art of cooking, baking, and entertaining with friends and families everywhere. She has 18 years in the food industry. Johnson enjoys teaching baking and decorating techniques. She also enjoys teaching about making healthy meals in a hurry, assembling time-saving meal prep in her workshops, and creating the perfect party and bridal shower experiences with her Pampered Chef business. When she is not cooking, Johnson has a full-time marketing career with a well-known travel company and enjoys spending time with her family, including her new puppy, Ace. For more fun recipes, check out her blog at:

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