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Cheery Cherry Christmas Bread

 Cheery Cherry Christmas Bread
This recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law, who was a wonderful country cook. She always went the extra mile to make every meal special. Her breads were simply the best...this is one of my favorites.
16-20 ServingsPrep: 25 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 1 package (16 ounces) hot roll mix
  • 1 can (21 ounces) cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 egg
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Almond Extract
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup cold butter


  • Prepare hot roll mix and knead dough according to package directions.
  • Cover and let rest for 5 minutes.
  • Turn onto a lightly floured surface; roll into a 15-in. x 10-in.
  • rectangle. Press dough onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased
  • 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan. Cover and let rise in a warm
  • place until doubled, about 30 minutes.
  • Spread pie filling over dough. Combine the sour cream, egg, sugar and
  • almond extract; drizzle over filling. In small bowl, combine flour
  • and sugar; cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Sprinkle over
  • filling.
  • Bake at 375° for 30-35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on a

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Cheery Cherry Christmas Bread (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • wire rack. STore in the refrigerator. Yield: 16-20 servings.