*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                        Strawberry Nut Dessert Pizza
 
 Recipe By     : Gold Medal Shortcakes, Pies & Chilly Desserts
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      cup           Gold Medal all purpose flour
      1/4  cup           powdered sugar
      1/2  cup           butter or margarine -- melted
      3/4  cup           granulated sugar
    1      teaspoon      lemon juice
    2      8 oz. pkgs.   cream cheese -- softened
      1/2  cup           granulated sugar
    2      tablespoons   cornstarch
      1/2  cup           water
    1      quart         strawberries -- cut in half
      1/2  cup           pecans -- chopped
 
 Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix flour and sugar in medium bowl. Stir in just
 enough margarine with fork until all flour is moistened and dough cleans
 the side of bowl. Pat in ungreased 12-inch pizza pan. Bake 10 to 12 minutes
 or until light golden brown; cool.
 
 Beat 3/4 cup granulated sugar, the lemon juice and cream cheese in small
 bowl with electric mixer on high speed until smooth and fluffy. Spread over
 crust. Refrigerate about 30 minutes or until chilled.
 
 Mix 1/2 cup granulated sugar and the cornstarch in 1-1/2qt. saucepan. Stir
 in water. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture
 thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Cool 10 minutes. Stir in
 strawberries and pecans. Spoon over cream cheese mixture. Refrigerate about
 1 hour or until chilled. Cut in wedges. Cover and refrigerate any remaining
 pizza.
 
 8 to 10 servings
 
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 NOTES : Cookie sheet can used; generously grease. Pat dough in 12-inch
 circle on cookie sheet. Bake as directed; cool. Very carefully remove from
 cookie sheet onto serving plate. (crust is very fragile).
 
 formatted by: Karen Sanburn