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Christmas Fruit Kringle

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INGREDIENTS

2 1/2 all-purpose cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 tsp. active dry yeast
2 tbsp. warm water
2 large eggs
2/3 cup granulated sugar, divided
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 cup chopped dried fruit (raisins, apples, apricots, cherries, etc.)
1/4 cup cinnamon chips
1/2 cup Wisconsin Cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts, almonds, macadamia, etc.)
1 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup heavy cream

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. 1
    In a large bowl, combine flour and salt. Cut in butter. In a small bowl, dissolve yeast in warm water (105-115°F). In another bowl, combine eggs, 2 tbsp. granulated sugar and buttermilk.
  2. 2
    Combine dissolved yeast with egg mixture. Add to flour mixture. Stir to make dough. Cover and refrigerate dough overnight.
  3. 3
    For filling: Combine remaining granulated sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, chopped fruit, cinnamon chips, cream cheese and chopped nuts in a medium bowl.
  4. 4
    Divide dough into 3 parts. Roll 1 piece into a 15" x 8" rectangle. Carefully spread 1/3 of filling mixture lengthwise across bottom half of dough. Fold over, pinch to seal and fold all seams underneath. Finished kringle should be approximately 14" x 4". Transfer to baking sheet. Repeat process with remaining 2 pieces of dough and filling.
  5. 5
    Place in a 375°F preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool to room temperature. Combine powdered sugar and cream. Drizzle over kringle and serve.

notes

Cinnamon chips are available in the baking aisle.

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