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Apple Ricotta Brunch Biscuits

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  6 reviews
  • 15 min prep time
  • 40 min total time
  • 7 ingredients
  • 8 servings
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Apples and refrigerated biscuits get dressed up and topped off with sweet cheese and cinnamon almonds.

Bake-Off® Contest 37, 1996
Vickie Gonzales
Las Vegas, Nevada

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1
cup ricotta cheese
1
egg
1/4
cup sliced almonds
1/2
teaspoon cinnamon
1
(16.3-oz.) can Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Refrigerated Buttermilk Biscuits
1
small apple, peeled, cut into 8 wedges (1/2 inch thick)

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 jumbo muffin cups or 8 (6-oz.) custard cups with nonstick cooking spray. In small bowl, combine sugar, cheese and egg; beat at high speed for 1 minute.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine almonds and cinnamon; mix well. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press each biscuit evenly in bottom and up sides of spray-coated muffin cups. Place 1 wedge of apple in each cup. Spoon 2 rounded tablespoonfuls cheese mixture over each apple wedge; sprinkle with almond mixture.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until biscuits are deep golden brown and apples are crisp-tender. Remove biscuits from muffin cups; cool 15 minutes. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Heat oven to 375°F. Spray 8 jumbo muffin cups or 8 (6-oz.) custard cups with nonstick cooking spray. In small bowl, combine sugar, cheese and egg; beat at high speed for 1 minute.
  • 2 In small bowl, combine almonds and cinnamon; mix well. Separate dough into 8 biscuits. Press each biscuit evenly in bottom and up sides of spray-coated muffin cups. Place 1 wedge of apple in each cup. Spoon 2 rounded tablespoonfuls cheese mixture over each apple wedge; sprinkle with almond mixture.
  • 3 Bake at 375°F. for 20 to 25 minutes or until biscuits are deep golden brown and apples are crisp-tender. Remove biscuits from muffin cups; cool 15 minutes. Serve warm. Store in refrigerator.
 

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Biscuit
Calories
340
Calories from Fat
140
% Daily Value
Total Fat
15g
23%
Saturated Fat
5g
25%
Cholesterol
35mg
12%
Sodium
670mg
28%
Total Carbohydrate
41g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
19g
19%
Protein
9g
9%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
15%
15%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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