Apple-Anise Pizza


For sensational appetizers. slice this easy, savory pizza into small pizzas.

Apple-Anise Pizza
Photo: Kim Cornelison
Prep Time:
20 mins
Bake Time:
13 mins
Total Time:
33 mins
16 appetizer servings


  • 1 12 inch Italian bread shell (such as Boboli)

  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 medium Granny Smith apples, cored and thinly sliced (3 cups)

  • ¼ cup coarsely chopped walnuts

  • 2 tablespoon honey

  • 1 tablespoon anise seeds

  • 1 cup shredded Swiss cheese or Gruyère cheese (4 oz.)

  • Honey (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Place bread shell on pizza pan. Bake 8 minutes or until hot. In large skillet cook shallots in hot oil for 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in apples. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until apples are crisp-tender. Stir in walnuts, 2 tablespoons honey, anise seeds, and dash ground black pepper. Spoon apple mixture evenly over bread shell. Sprinkle with cheese. Bake 5 to 8 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Drizzle with additional honey. To serve, cut in wedges. Makes 16 appetizer servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

135 Calories
6g Fat
17g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 16
Calories 135
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 150mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 1.2mg 6%
Calcium 90.9mg 7%
Iron 0.7mg 4%
Potassium 54mg 1%
Folate, total 4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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