Friday, October 5, 2012

Apple/Raisin Cream Cheese Puffs


A delicious treat for apple season! I used one of my biscuit recipes for the dough and am happy with the results. Best served fresh from the oven!

Ingredients:
  • 2 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1 cup shredded apple, approx 1 large
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 
Method:
  1. Pulse dry ingredients in food processor.
  2. Add butter and pulse a few more times till butter is pea size.
  3. Crack eggs into a measuring cup and add enough buttermilk to fill 1 cup. 
  4. Add to processor and pulse a few times till dough comes together.
  5. Dump dough onto a well floured surface and gather into a ball.
  6. On a floured surface, roll out large enough to cut 22 rounds, using a 3" round cutter.
  7. In a small bowl, whisk together cream cheese and icing sugar until smooth.
  8. In a another bowl, mix shredded apple, and raisins.
  9. Place 11 biscuit rounds on a parchment lined cookie sheet.
  10. Spread cream cheese mixture on each biscuit, leaving space at the edges.
  11. Top each one with the apple mixture and place another round on each one, pressing down the edges to seal.
  12. Bake at 350ยบ for 22 min.
  13. Drizzle with glaze while still warm.
Glaze:
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 3 teaspoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Mix together until smooth and of drizzling consistency. 

7 comments:

  1. What fun to bite into these and have that nice filling as a surprise.

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  2. I can just taste these now, or what I imagine them to taste like.
    I have the ingredients at home, so I will give it a try and let you know how they turned out.
    Anna,

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  3. I just made these this evening. They were wondereful. I loved the cream cheese inside. I could eat just that alone! My kids loved them and so did my husband.

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    1. Thank you for letting us know that you tried the recipe and had success! Now I crave them. :)

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