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Cinnamon Bun Breakfast Focaccia

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Hot roll mix makes this breakfast bread easy to prepare. Low fat granola cereal and colorful dried cranberries along with a cream cheese glaze add appetite appeal.

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) box Pillsbury Hot Roll Mix
  • 1/4 cup Equal Spoonful*
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon, divided
  • 1 cup very hot tap water
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup Equal Spoonful**
  • 5 tablespoons melted butter, divided
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup reduced fat granola cereal
  • 4 ounces reduced fat cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons Equal Spoonful***
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons 2% milk

* May substitute 6 packets Equal sweetener

** May substitute 6 packets Equal sweetener

*** May substitute 3 packets Equal sweetener

Instructions

  1. Combine hot roll mix, yeast packet, 1/4 cup Equal and 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon.
  2. Stir in hot water, egg and 3 tablespoons melted butter. Mix until a soft dough forms.
  3. Turn out onto lightly floured surface and knead in cranberries. Continue to knead until dough is smooth and elastic, about 3 minutes.
  4. Shape into a ball. Cover with bowl and let rest 5 minutes.
  5. Spray a 15 x 10-inch baking pan. Press dough evenly into pan.
  6. Combine 1/4 cup Equal, remaining 2 tablespoons melted butter and 1 teaspoon cinnamon.
  7. Spread over surface of dough. Sprinkle with granola, pressing lightly into dough.
  8. Cover pan with waxed paper and let dough rise until puffy, about 25 minutes.
  9. Bake in preheated 375 degree F oven for 18 to 22 minutes, until edges are golden.
  10. Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes.
  11. Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, remaining 2 tablespoons Equal, vanilla and enough milk to make a spreading consistency.
  12. Drizzle cream cheese mixture over baked focaccia.
  13. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Makes 16 servings

Nutrition information per serving: 198 cal., 5 g pro., 30 g carb., 7 g fat, 27 mg chol., 228 mg sodium

Food exchanges: 2 starch, 1 fat


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