Colleen Sowa


My grandchildren and I made this recipe for one of my friend Sherri Logan's challenges.

I love a good dessert pizza... and I love baklava... Put them together and what do you get? BAKLAVA_IZZA BABY !!!

This came out even better than I had hoped for... the crust was crispy and the toppings were wonderful! The textures and flavors made a perfect dessert that wasn't too sweet or heavy... My family told me that they want this made and made often!

*** Update: We hav made this many times now... and never get tired of it... It is really good with peaches too.


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 dessert pizza
1 Hr 20 Min
30 Min



  • 1
    batch pizza dough (enough for one thin crust 14-inch)

  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
  • 3-4 Tbsp
    apricot jam
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
    walnuts (broken up)
  • 1/2 large
  • 1 Tbsp
    orange or lemon zest



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Butter pizza pan or baking sheet.
  3. Make your favorite recipe for pizza dough. Let it rise until doubled in size (about 45 minutes to an hour)
  4. Punch down the dough. Put in on buttered pan. Spread dought out very thin.
  5. Use about 1/2 of the butter by spreading it all over the top of the pizza dough.
  6. Drizzle about half of the apricot jam over the buttered dough. Sprinkle with the orange or lemon zest.
  7. Sprinkle about 1/2 of the brown sugar all over the dough.
  8. Sprinkle about 1/2 of the cinnamon over the brown sugar layer.
  9. Sprinkle about 1/2 of the walnuts over the sugar and cinnamon.
  10. Cut the apple in half, cut very thin slices. Place the slices all over the entire pizza.

    *** (Peaches are good in this recipe too)
  11. Sprinkle the rest of the sugar, cinnamon and nuts over the apple layer.
  12. Put small dots of butter all over the top.
  13. Drizzle remaining apricot jam over the top.
  14. Bake for 30 minutes or until dough and toppings are golden and toppings are bubbly.
  15. Remove from oven and cut into small pizza slices.

    *** (This is good as is or served with maple nut ice cream)

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Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids

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