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Fruit-And-Cheese Braid

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  Dry yeast 1⁄4 Ounce
  Warm water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (105° To 115°)
  Biscuit mix 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cream cheese 8 Ounce, softened
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Peach preserves/Strawberry preserves 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Dissolve yeast in warm water in a large bowl, let stand 5 minutes.
Add biscuit mix, egg, and 1 tablespoon sugar, stir well.
Turn dough out onto a floured surface; knead until smooth (about 1 minute).
Place dough on a large greased cookie sheet, roll into a 14- x 9-inch rectangle.
Combine cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and lemon juice, beat at medium speed of electric mixer until smooth.
Spread mixture down center of dough.
Make 3-inch cuts toward center at 1-inch intervals on both long sides of dough.
Fold strips to center, alternating and overlapping ends; cover and let rise in a warm place (85°), free from drafts, 1 hour or until doubled in bulk.
Bake at 350° for 20 minutes.
Spoon preserves down center of braid, bake an additional 5 minutes.
Cool 10 minutes before serving (may also be served at room temperature).

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2540 Calories from Fat 730

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 83 g127.6%

Saturated Fat 45.4 g226.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 460.9 mg153.6%

Sodium 1445.1 mg60.2%

Total Carbohydrates 436 g145.5%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.2%

Sugars 197.1 g

Protein 23 g45%

Vitamin A 62.3% Vitamin C 11.5%

Calcium 102.4% Iron 87.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


StephanieAnonymous's picture
Excellent and so easy I love this recipe
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Need photo to pin it to pinterest
Fruit-And-Cheese Braid Recipe