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



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


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

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

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

About this Recipe

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