This looks extra yummy! It seems a bit more complicated than other versions, but only because it has more ingredients and steps (less baking time though). Still looks simple enough. Bet a graham cracker crust would work also, but hey...the fiber of cereal with dessert...it's a win - win!
Cherry Cream Pizza with Tuxedo Topping
3 cups Fiber One® original bran cereal
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted
1 teaspoon vanilla
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)
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.