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Apple Butter Bread Pudding

 Apple Butter Bread Pudding
This is one of my mother's best recipes! I'm sure your family will be delighted with it, too! Serve is as a dessert or a very special breakfast treat.—
12 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + standing Bake: 50 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup raisins
  • 1 cup apple butter
  • 6 croissants, split
  • CUSTARD:
  • 8 eggs
  • 3 cups 2% milk
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • STREUSEL:
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup cold butter

Directions

  • Place raisins in a small bowl. Cover with boiling water; let stand
  • for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Combine apple butter and raisins. Spread over croissant bottoms;
  • replace tops. Cut each croissant into three pieces; place in a
  • greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish.
  • In a large bowl, combine the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla and salt.
  • Pour over croissants; let stand for 30 minutes or until bread is
  • softened.

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Apple Butter Bread Pudding (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • In a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar and salt. Cut in
  • butter until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Sprinkle over top.
  • Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 50-60 minutes or until a knife
  • inserted near the center comes out clean. Serve warm. Refrigerate
  • leftovers.
  • Yield: 12 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving equals 433 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 175 mg cholesterol, 422 mg sodium, 68 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 9 g protein.