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Cherry Cream Pizza with Tuxedo Topping

Cherry Cream Pizza with Tuxedo Topping
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 12
Cookie pizza for a crowd? This one has an easy crunchy bran cereal crust with a delicious cream cheese, cherry and chocolate top.
Updated June 25, 2009

Ingredients

Crust

  • 3 cups Fiber One™ original bran cereal
  • 1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Topping

  • 1 package (8 oz) fat-free cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 can (21 oz) cherry pie filling
  • 1 1/2 oz semisweet baking chocolate, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • 1 1/2 oz white chocolate baking bar, chopped (1/4 cup)

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 12-inch pizza pan with cooking spray. Place cereal in resealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag and crush cereal with rolling pin or meat mallet (or crush in food processor).
  • 2
    In medium bowl, mix cereal, melted butter, 1/4 cup sugar and the vanilla. Press evenly on bottom and 1/2 inch up side of pizza pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 3
    Just before serving, in medium bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar and the almond extract with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Spread evenly over cereal mixture. Spread with pie filling.
  • 4
    In small microwavable bowl, microwave semisweet chocolate on High about 1 minute or until chocolate can be stirred smooth. In another small bowl, repeat with white chocolate. Drizzle chocolates over filling; cool slightly. Cut into wedges.

  • You can use a 13x9-inch pan instead of the 12-inch pizza pan. Cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
Calories from Fat
100
Total Fat
11g
16%
Saturated Fat
6g
32%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Sodium
210mg
9%
Potassium
210mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
8g
31%
Sugars
27g
Protein
4g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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