Slideshow: 5 Valentine's Day Recipes for Dessert Pizza

Sweet Pizza Pie
Sweet Pizza Pie
Finally, there's a solution to propel the sweet slice into respectable dessert territory: the Pizza Pie. This confection may look like a pizza but has the soul (and ingredients) of a delicious dessert. Comprised of pie crust heaped with sweet preserves, rounds of cheesecake filling and little marzipan "leaves" to mimic the look of a Neapolitan pie, the final result is pleasingly substantial, with a nice mix of textures and sweet and tart flavors. Get the recipe »
The Pizookie
The Pizookie
The "pizookie" doesn't really have all that much to do with pizza, aside from the fact that it was coined by the BJ's Chicago Pizza and Brewery chain. At times like this, we wish there was a word for "make" but an even less intense version. Like, there is no making here. You squeeze a tube of dough (that someone else made), pat it down in a pan, stick it into the oven, go do something lazy, and finally scoop vanilla ice cream (that someone else made) on top. What could be wrong with that? Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Robyn Lee]

Sweet Cinnamon Pizza
Sweet Cinnamon Pizza
This isn't really pizza. Even though the inspiration was pizza, now it's a sweet cinnamon bread with a hint of almonds. In the shape of a pizza. Or a cake. Or just any old circle. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Donna Currie]

Peepza Rustica
Peepza Rustica
Why stop at savory pizza rustica when you can stuff your "pizza" with dismembered peeps? And yes, this is really just a cake. Made with boxed cake mix. Get the recipe »
Bonus Peepza
Bonus Peepza
This experiment may not fall strictly into the category of dessert pizza (or edible food item, for that matter), but the fact that it exists is too good to pass up. Take a look at the slideshow for the full effect »