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Cherry Stuffed French Toast

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1 French baguette
4 ounces cream cheese
8 ounces cherry pie fill (about 1/2 can)
4 large eggs
1/2 cup cream
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 tsp. nutmeg
2 tsp. vanilla extract

 

Directions:

 

Preheat griddle to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl mix 4 oz. of cream cheese with cherries (take cherries from can with a fork in order to avoid too much syrup). Blend until smooth. Mixture should be pink, cherries will be in pieces.

In a large bowl beat eggs. Add in cream, vanilla extract, cinnamon & nutmeg. Mix well.

With a serrated knife cut baguette diagonally into 1/2 inch slices. Cut each slice into a top and bottom without separating. Fill with a tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture and close. Soak stuffed bread pieces in egg mixture until slightly "squishy". Place on hot greased griddle and cook until golden brown. Serve with powdered sugar, maple syrup or fresh fruit.