Breads

Cinnamon Crunch Braided Bread

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Panera has nothing on this bread recipe! Soft, homemade bread makes up the base of this cinnamon crunch braided bread.

1 cup warm milk
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 package Red Star active dry yeast ( 2 1/4 teaspoons )
3 eggs ( one kept out to brush on top of bread )
1 stick of butter ( softened )
4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour ( plus extra for kneading )
1 cup homemade cinnamon chips
1 egg ( for brushing on top of the loaf )
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4 tablespoons cold butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 teaspoons cinnamon
Warm the milk in a bowl in the microwave for just about 1 to 11/2 minutes until it is warm. Add in the sugar and salt, then stir the mixture. Allow it to sit until it is warm, but not too hot (if you have a...
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Nutritions

Calories
6770

Sodium
2994mg
124% DV

Fat
302g
464% DV

Protein
131g
263% DV

Carbs
855g
291% DV

Fiber
29g
118% DV

Just like your favorite decadent spinach and artichoke dip, this cheesy Spinach Artichoke Chicken Casserole is rich, creamy, and full of garlicky flavor! With three different types of cheese, pasta, chicken, artichoke hearts, fresh spinach, Alfredo sauce, and a buttery Parmesan breadcrumb topping, this dish is an easy dinner that tastes like a special restaurant meal. Serve the casserole with a simple green salad and a side of garlic bread for the ultimate family supper!

4 oz dry penne pasta
15 oz jar Alfredo sauce
8 oz cream cheese
2 t minced garlic
2 T red wine vinegar
1 t grated lemon zest ( plus 1 T lemon juice )
1/4 t ground black pepper
2 c cooked shredded chicken
2 cans quartered artichoke hearts ( 14 ounces each )
2 c fresh baby spinach
1/2 c shredded mozzarella cheese
1/3 c Italian seasoned panko breadcrumbs
1 ounce grated Parmesan cheese
1 T salted butter
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  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Grease a 2-quart baking dish (such as 11 x 7-inch or deep 8-inch or 9-inch square); set aside.
  • Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water, according to...
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Nutritions

Calories
807

Sodium
843mg
35% DV

Fat
44g
67% DV

Protein
53g
107% DV

Carbs
43g
14% DV

Fiber
17g
70% DV