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Easy Christmas Stollen Recipe Cut on Board

Christmas Stollen Recipe


  • Author: Emily Cooper, RDN
  • Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This easy Christmas Stollen Recipe is a hearty bread studded with dried fruit, chopped walnuts, and orange zest. The best holiday breakfast treat or even dessert! 


Ingredients

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  • 2 1/3 cups white whole wheat flour (or all-purpose)
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil (or butter)
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • 1/2 cup dried plums, chopped (about 8 plums)
  • 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 egg
  • powdered sugar (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or cooking spray. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.
  4. Cut coconut oil (or butter) into flour until crumbs are formed.
  5. Mix in remaining ingredients (except powdered sugar) until combined.
  6. On a lightly floured surface, knead down 2-3 times.
  7. With a rolling pin, roll out dough to a 12 by 8 inch oval.
  8. Fold over lengthwise, and transfer to prepared baking sheet.
  9. Bake 50-60 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  10. Let cool on a wire cooling rack, and sprinkle with confectioners sugar before serving.

Notes

* Nutrition information estimated. It may not be 100% accurate.

  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 60 min
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: German

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 200
  • Sugar: 8
  • Sodium: 119
  • Fat: 8
  • Saturated Fat: 5
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 26
  • Fiber: 4
  • Protein: 7
  • Cholesterol: 16

Keywords: holiday, christmas, bread, dessert, brunch, vegetarian