A kringle is a thin, delicate pastry developedhundreds of years ago in Denmark. Kringles are hand-rolled usingpastry dough that has been allowed to rest overnight before shaping,filling and baking.
Recipe: Christmas Fruit Kringle
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon active dry yeast
2 tablespoons warm water
2 large eggs
2/3 cup granulated sugar – divided use
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup dried fruit (raisins, apples, apricots, cherries, etc.),chopped
1/4 cup cinnamon chips
1/2 cup Wisconsin Cream Cheese, softened
1/2 cup nuts (pecans, walnuts, almonds, macadamia, etc.), chopped
1 cup powdered sugar
1/3 cup heavy cream
Makes 24 bars.
Note: Cinnamon chips are available in thebaking aisle of most supermarkets.
Recipe and photograph provided courtesyof Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.
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