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White Chocolate Macadamia Magic Pizza

White Chocolate Macadamia Magic Pizza

Well heeeey there! I made you another version of a magic bar. Are you surprised? They are just so darn easy that it’s really, really hard not to make a new version every single day.

One of these days I’m going to figure out how to make a single-serve magic bar. Because, as much as I’d like to think it is, a regular sized one is not single-serve. Even if I did attack it with a fork.

A few weeks ago I asked you to comment and tell me what you’d like to see me make this year on Crazy for Crust. I am having so much fun going through all your answers. Some of them were very detailed, and many of them gave me so many ideas!

One reader asked that I make a dessert pizza, which I was delighted to fulfill because one, I just bought myself a pizza pan (which I’ve been pining over foreeeeeever) and two, I had these cool superfun tools waiting for me to use them!

Kizmos tools collage words

Have you ever seen KiZMOS kitchen gadgets? I’d come across them in Target and thought they were adorable. When I was contacted by them to try out some of the products, I was very excited! I mean, I love gadgets. But ones with smiley faces are even better! I tested out a spatula (where the smiley was wearing a chef’s hat), a can opener, and a pizza cutter. Guys, the pizza cutter is wearing a tie. That is just too fun! Just looking at the tools made me smile…which is precisely the idea behind the tools. They encourage you to get happy in the kitchen!

Kizmos has everything from measuring spoons to colanders to spatulas and magnets. They even sent me a scrubber brush that my daughter said looks like one of the ones in that cleaning commercial. She had a real kick racing it across the kitchen pretend trailing soap bubbles in it’s wake.

White Chocolate Macadamia Magic Pizza

As soon as I saw the pizza cutter I knew I wanted to make a pizza cookie. And, wouldn’t you know, the idea for a magic bar followed closely behind. Magic bars are just so versatile – really you can use any type of crust and any flavor of toppings.

For this pizza, I decided to use a sugar cookie crust. I used a pouch mix, but you could also use a roll of refrigerated dough. White chocolate and macadamia immediately came to mind…as did coconut. I added the Valentine M&Ms for color, and well, because everything is awash in red and pink these days.

These bars are really, really good. The sugar cookie base gives these a good amount of sweetness, the coconut adds texture, and the macadamia nuts counterbalance all the chocolate. These are probably my favorite magic bar so far!

And I think cutting them with Bob made them even better.

{Hey, he has a face and a tie. He needed a name, no?}

White Chocolate Macadamia Magic Pizza

I loved these tools from KiZMOS. I know you will love them too, because one of you gets to win a set! Scroll down for details!

White Chocolate Macadamia Magic Pizza

White Chocolate Macadamia Magic Pizza

Ingredients

  • 1 (17.5 ounce) packet sugar cookie mix
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut (the kind in the baking aisle)
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 3/4 cup M&Ms
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 12” pizza pan with cooking spray. (You can also use a 9x13” pan, covered with foil and sprayed with cooking spray.)
  2. Stir together cookie mix, butter, and egg in a large bowl. Press evenly into your prepared pan.
  3. Sprinkle the coconut, white chocolate chips, macadamia nuts, and M&Ms over the sugar cookie mixture, in that order. (Just be sure your coconut is on the bottom so it does not burn).
  4. Pour sweetened condensed milk evenly over the top of the candy.
  5. Bake for 23-28 minutes until golden. (Mine took 25 minutes.) Cool completely before slicing.
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Want to win your own set of KiZMOS tools so you can get happy in your kitchen? One lucky Crazy for Crust reader will win the set of tools I used to create this recipe (scrubber brush, magnets, spatulas, pizza cutter and can opener, pictured below; colors not guaranteed). Please enter via the rafflecopter below the photo. Open to U.S. residents only, please see rules inside the rafflecopter widget. Good luck!

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101 Responses to “White Chocolate Macadamia Magic Pizza”

  1. Heather @French Press posted on January 21, 2013 at 3:11 pm (#)

    we LOVE dessert pizza {well any pizza for that matter} love the pink and red:)

    Reply

  2. Wendy M posted on January 21, 2013 at 3:43 pm (#)

    This has made me so hungry! :)
    As for smiles in the kitchen, I have a googly-eyed potato guy potato scrub brush that was a wedding gift that always gives me a chuckle.

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 21st, 2013 at 6:15 pm

      LOL, that would make me want to do dishes. :)

      Reply

  3. Kaylee @ Couponing & Cooking posted on January 21, 2013 at 4:19 pm (#)

    Seeing people enjoy what I made makes me smile! This is too cute!

    Reply

  4. Hayley @ The Domestic Rebel posted on January 21, 2013 at 5:11 pm (#)

    Holy cow, I want want WANT this pizza right now! Coconut, white chocolate and macadamia in a pizza slash magic bar form?! Is this real life? I love you.

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 21st, 2013 at 6:14 pm

      Come on over, lol. I’ve got a TON. :)

      Reply

  5. Back For Seconds posted on January 21, 2013 at 5:17 pm (#)

    Bob did a swell job slicing this awesome pizza :) Love the sugar cookie crust and I super love that you used macadamia nuts! Those are the best!

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 21st, 2013 at 6:13 pm

      I love them! I’d eat them all the time if they weren’t so darn expensive! :) Thanks Stephanie!

      Reply

  6. Mom posted on January 21, 2013 at 5:28 pm (#)

    Anything chocolate makes me smile (in the kitchen or anywhere else)!

    Reply

  7. Heather @ Bake, Run, Live posted on January 21, 2013 at 5:29 pm (#)

    Chocolate makes me smile! Honestly, one of the things I love about baking, is seeing someone enjoy what I have made.

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 21st, 2013 at 6:13 pm

      That’s my favorite part too. :)

      Reply

  8. Jeffrey posted on January 21, 2013 at 5:41 pm (#)

    Having my kids help me in the kitchen makes me smile, even though most of the time it’s just to lick a bowl clean!

    Reply

  9. Kim R posted on January 21, 2013 at 5:44 pm (#)

    What makes me smile? Watching my granddaughters learning with measuring spoons, measuring cups, and a spatula! Pure joys!!

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 21st, 2013 at 6:12 pm

      I am kind of excited for my daughter to start fractions, for that reason!

      Reply

  10. NatalieTeresa posted on January 21, 2013 at 5:46 pm (#)

    I love all of the kitchen gadgets that my kids buy me. the most recent one is a spatula that is pink and looks like a pig:)

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 21st, 2013 at 6:12 pm

      Those are cool. I love fun stuff!

      Reply

  11. Meg @ Sweet Twist posted on January 21, 2013 at 5:55 pm (#)

    So cute… you have inspired me to make my own magic bars. You are spreading the addiction. haha

    Reply

  12. Pamela posted on January 21, 2013 at 6:09 pm (#)

    This is a wonderful recipe! Thanks for this awesome giveaway! What makes me smile in the kitchen is when I make a treat and see my kiddies faces as they are eating it, I love that!

    Reply

  13. Beth C. posted on January 21, 2013 at 6:13 pm (#)

    I smile when I try new recipes and deem them a success!

    Reply

  14. Kelly posted on January 21, 2013 at 6:16 pm (#)

    The smells coming from my oven as I’m baking or cooking make me smile!

    Reply

  15. Jennifer @ Mother Thyme posted on January 21, 2013 at 6:26 pm (#)

    Your cutter totally looks like a Bob. ;) I am just loving this dessert pizza! I love your version and how you dressed it up for Valentine’s Day!

    Reply

  16. Natalie S posted on January 21, 2013 at 6:50 pm (#)

    Helping my mom cook makes me smile in the kitchen!

    Reply

  17. Donna Ingalls posted on January 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm (#)

    What makes me smile?
    I have my grandmother’s measuring spoons hanging up on my kitchen wall. When she died they were one of the special items that I got from her house. I smile when I look at them remembering all the so wonderful times we had cooking together.

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 7:04 am

      What a great memory Donna! How nice that you can have them as a reminder. :)

      Reply

  18. Luv What You Do posted on January 21, 2013 at 7:06 pm (#)

    This looks so amazing. I can’t get over how cute and colorful your gadgets are. What makes me smile in the kitchen is when the BOY and I are working together on Sunday morning chili or dinner. We have music and are stepping on each other’s toes (because our kitchen is tiny) and we always end up laughing…especially if there is some wine!

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 7:03 am

      I used to love that too! I should make that a date night… :)

      Reply

  19. Brianne @ Cupcakes & Kale Chips posted on January 21, 2013 at 7:22 pm (#)

    This looks incredible. I smile in the kitchen when I can get absorbed and lose myself in chopping, measuring, stirring,meta.

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 7:02 am

      Me too! I love when I can just lose myself in it. It’s therapeutic.

      Reply

  20. Julie @ Julie's Eats & Treats posted on January 21, 2013 at 7:30 pm (#)

    Dare I say that I have never had a “magic” bar of any kind?! I think I need to remedy that ASAP!

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 7:02 am

      *jaw drop* whaaaa? You must remedy that!

      Reply

  21. Jocelyn @BruCrew Life posted on January 21, 2013 at 7:50 pm (#)

    I smile when my kids want to bake with me!!! It is so fun to have them there helping me…messes and all! Those are the cutest kitchen gadgets and I know my kids would love to help more with tools like that!! And magic bar pizza? Seriously why aren’t we neighbors????

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 7:02 am

      Ha! I know! I need to tell myself more that the mess is worth it… :)

      Reply

  22. Devi @ Diddles and Dumplings posted on January 21, 2013 at 8:02 pm (#)

    My new food processor makes me smile!! It makes things sooooo much easier!! :D

    Reply

  23. David Haug posted on January 21, 2013 at 8:03 pm (#)

    The smells….and starting with a bunch of ingredients, and ending up with yummy edible food!

    Reply

  24. Susan C posted on January 21, 2013 at 9:14 pm (#)

    Watching my little niece stand on a chair and shuck corn at the counter.

    Reply

  25. Margaret posted on January 21, 2013 at 9:34 pm (#)

    Food that smiles back at you!!

    Reply

  26. Ambreen posted on January 21, 2013 at 11:57 pm (#)

    Wow! Looks fantastic, really pretty and tasty! Cute kitchen gadgets :)

    Reply

  27. Lisa W. posted on January 22, 2013 at 1:53 am (#)

    I smile in the kitchen when my grandsons are helping me, whether it’s setting the table or helping with the cooking. I love spending that time with them &, hopefully, giving them good memories to look back on when they get older.

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 6:56 am

      That’s the part I love too! I remember baking with my mom and want my daughter to have those memories!

      Reply

  28. Kyra posted on January 22, 2013 at 2:42 am (#)

    Cooking with my kids makes me smile!

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 6:56 am

      Me too, until I have to clean up. LOL ;)

      Reply

  29. sally @ sallys baking addiction posted on January 22, 2013 at 3:23 am (#)

    Dorothy, I love magic bars. I saw a photo of these on your instagram this morning. :) Seeing your creative and unique desserts makes me smile. :)

    Reply

  30. Brenda posted on January 22, 2013 at 5:13 am (#)

    What a great recipe, & those kitchen gadgets make me smile!! Pinning and entering the contest, thanks!! ;)

    ~ Brenda @ChattingOverChocolate.blogspot.com

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 6:55 am

      Thanks for entering Brenda!

      Reply

  31. sue @ cakeballs, cookies and more posted on January 22, 2013 at 5:43 am (#)

    oh best pizza ever!!!!

    Reply

  32. Sherri posted on January 22, 2013 at 6:06 am (#)

    Making a new recipe that is a hit with everyone makes me smile!

    Reply

  33. jenner posted on January 22, 2013 at 8:28 am (#)

    When I’m making something new and it smells heavenly makes me smile. I smile more if it turns out tasting awesome too. =)

    I adore those spatulas!!

    Reply

  34. Sarah G posted on January 22, 2013 at 11:25 am (#)

    Watching how excited my seven year old gets whenever he helps me in the kitchen makes me smile!

    Reply

  35. melissa {persnickety plates} posted on January 22, 2013 at 11:52 am (#)

    I just saw these at Target & refrained from buying them!

    As for smiling, most things in the kitchen make me smile – cookies, when something turns out pretty AND delicious… Generally I’m smiling, unless I have a big fail.

    Reply

  36. Jessica@AKitchenAddiction posted on January 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm (#)

    These gadgets are so fun! My best friend gave me a smiley face spoon a few years ago that always makes me smile when I see it.

    Reply

  37. Michelle posted on January 22, 2013 at 12:20 pm (#)

    What makes me smile in the kitchen is knowing my family will like what I’m making :)
    Michelle

    Reply

  38. Elise @ elisebakes posted on January 22, 2013 at 12:52 pm (#)

    I Love that you named your pizza cutter! This dessert pizza looks absolutely amazing! It’s hard to keep a smile off my face when I’m in the kitchen, but that smile brightens when I try a new recipe and it turns out great!

    Reply

  39. kesha posted on January 22, 2013 at 12:57 pm (#)

    My daughter baking with me in the kitchen makes me smile :)

    Reply

  40. Becky posted on January 22, 2013 at 2:39 pm (#)

    Those kitchen tools are so cute! Cookie pizza is always a good idea! :)

    Reply

  41. Ellen @ Bake It With Booze posted on January 22, 2013 at 2:43 pm (#)

    My secret passion are magic bars. I rarely make them as I know I (1) will not share and (2) have a water imbalance for a solid week. :) Thanks for doing what you do, Dorothy!

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 22nd, 2013 at 6:58 pm

      Thanks Ellen! Let me know if you ever want a taste, I’m happy to oblige!

      Reply

  42. aimee @ shugarysweets posted on January 22, 2013 at 4:07 pm (#)

    Delicious Dorothy! macadamias are one of my favorite ingredients. EVER.

    Reply

  43. Shelly posted on January 22, 2013 at 4:47 pm (#)

    My daughter is starting to want to help me in the kitchen and that definitely makes me smile!

    Reply

  44. Are Hall posted on January 22, 2013 at 6:37 pm (#)

    My 2 granddollies “helping” me in the kitchen!

    Reply

  45. Natalie D. posted on January 22, 2013 at 7:03 pm (#)

    Oh my gosh, I’m drooling! This looks delicious and so easily customizable.

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 23rd, 2013 at 6:38 am

      It totally is!I can’t wait to make more versions. :)

      Reply

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  47. Erin R. posted on January 22, 2013 at 8:02 pm (#)

    Listening to my husband try to pronounce ANYTHING when he reads me a recipe. :)

    Those tools are dang cute. That was actually the first thing I saw in the picture, though the cookie pizza is marvelous, too. Thanks!

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 23rd, 2013 at 6:37 am

      I love the tools. The smiles really do make me happy!

      Reply

  48. Debbie posted on January 22, 2013 at 9:28 pm (#)

    WOW do these look good!! May have to add this to our Valentine’s Day menu. :)

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 23rd, 2013 at 6:35 am

      I hope you love them as much as I do!

      Reply

  49. Lisa posted on January 23, 2013 at 7:27 am (#)

    Listening to good music, making a delicious recipe, and drinking a glass of wine ;)

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 23rd, 2013 at 6:47 pm

      Um, ditto. Especially on that last one… :)

      Reply

  50. Brenda posted on January 23, 2013 at 10:32 am (#)

    Pizza makes me smile … especially if I could cut it with tools that have happy faces!

    Reply

  51. Chandra@The Plaid and Paisley Kitchen posted on January 23, 2013 at 10:54 am (#)

    Thanks for the giveaway! Oh My I am making this cookie for my Super Bowl Party! LOVE!

    Reply

  52. Sue {munchkin mnchins} posted on January 23, 2013 at 8:44 pm (#)

    Just BEING in the kitchen makes me happy! This looks amazing and Bob is pretty cute:)

    Reply

  53. Averie @ Averie Cooks posted on January 23, 2013 at 9:11 pm (#)

    Omg they look soooo crazy good. These are ‘my’ flavors. I love this! THIS would make me smile!

    Reply

    • Dorothy Kern replied on January 24th, 2013 at 6:38 am

      Thanks Averie! They are really good, I had to freeze most of it so I wouldn’t eat the whole thing!

      Reply

  54. Kristen posted on January 24, 2013 at 4:03 am (#)

    Baking makes me smile while in the kitchen :)

    Reply

  55. Stephanie @ Macaroni and Cheesecake posted on January 25, 2013 at 7:05 am (#)

    This sounds fabulous! Such a creative dessert pizza idea!

    Reply

  56. Maria posted on January 25, 2013 at 4:32 pm (#)

    All of my cupcake collectibles in my kitchen make me smile.

    Thank you!

    Reply

  57. Ruthie posted on January 26, 2013 at 3:38 am (#)

    Gosh…. how yummy looking!! AND a fun giveaway too. I hope you’ll come and share at my Super Saturday Show & Tell! http://www.whatscookingwithruthie.com xoxo~Ruthie

    Reply

  58. Susan H. posted on January 26, 2013 at 6:22 am (#)

    The anticipation of eating something yummy makes me smile in the kitchen.

    Reply

  59. Kim R posted on January 26, 2013 at 7:53 am (#)

    Baking something for someone special will always bring a smile!

    Reply

  60. Michelle Tucker posted on January 26, 2013 at 9:05 am (#)

    Eating something totally yummy…and cooking with my husband.

    Reply

  61. Jeni posted on January 29, 2013 at 6:10 am (#)

    Best looking pizza I think I have ever seen!!

    Reply

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