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Bananas Foster Dessert Pizza

Pizza crust is covered in cream cheese and shortbread cookie crumbs plus sliced banana and pecans drenched in caramel sauce and dark rum.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 8 to 10 slices
Author Christin Mahrlig


  • 1 (12-inch) thin crust Pizza Crust, I use Mama Mary's
  • 6 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 cup shortbread cookie crumbs
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter

Banana Topping

  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, light or dark
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum
  • 4 bananas, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees and place pizza crust on a baking sheet.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until fluffy. Beat in powdered sugar and cinnamon.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture on pizza crust. Sprinkle cookie crumbs on top and drizzle with melted butter.
  • Place pizza crust in oven and bake for 8 minutes. Let cool slightly.
  • Melt 1/4 cup butter in a medium pan. Add brown sugar, cream, and cinnamon and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add rum, bananas, and pecans and cook 1 minute, stirring to coat the bananas.
  • Top pizza with banana mixture.
  • Serve with vanilla ice cream if desired.