Dutch Apple Breakfast Bake

Dutch Apple Breakfast Bake

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12 people

This breakfast recipe is great for a casual brunch or weekend family breakfast. The recipe was created by Linda Bibbo, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, who was a finalist in the 44th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest (2010).

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  • 1/2 cup Unsalted or Salted Butter, melted
  • 2 cans (13.9 ounces each) Pillsbury refrigerated orange flavor sweet
  • rolls with icing (8 rolls each)
  • 1 can (21 ounces) apple pie filling with more fruit
  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange peel
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 egg
  • 2/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded sharp Cheddar cheese (2 oz)
  • 1/2 cup Pillsbury BEST All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 cup Fisher Chef’s Naturals Natural Sliced Almonds
  • 1/2 cup Smucker’s Sweet Orange Marmalade
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen (thawed) whipped topping, if desired


  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Pour 1/4 cup of the melted butter into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Separate dough into 16 rolls; set icing aside. Cut each roll into 6 pieces; arrange pieces on butter in baking dish.
  • 2 Pour pie filling into medium bowl. Cut apples into small pieces with clean kitchen scissors or knife; spoon filling over roll pieces.
  • 3 In large bowl, beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup of the sugar, 1 teaspoon of the orange peel and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. Beat in egg and sour cream until well blended. Spoon over apple layer; spread to cover.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup butter, 1/4 cup sugar, cheese and flour until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in almonds. Sprinkle mixture over cream cheese layer.
  • 5 Bake 30 to 40 minutes or until set and topping is golden brown. Cool on cooling rack 20 minutes.
  • 6 In small microwavable bowl, mix contents of 2 icing containers, remaining 1 teaspoon orange peel and marmalade. Microwave uncovered on High 40 seconds; stir.
  • 7 For 12 servings, cut apple bake into 4 rows by 3 rows. Serve with sauce on the side. Garnish each serving with 2 tablespoons whipped topping.


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