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Fruit Specialties

Simple Baked Apples from South DakotaSimple Baked Apples

Foote Creek Bed and Breakfast

  • 6 Apples peeled, cored and sliced
  • 1/2 cup White Sugar
  • 3 Tbsps All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup Dried Cranberries
  • 2/3 cup Flour
  • 1/2 cup Oatmeal
  • 1/4 cup Chopped Nuts
  • 3 Tbsps Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg


Mix apples with sugar, flour, cinnamon, and cranberries and place in a 2 quart casserole dish.

Combine flour, oats, nuts brown sugar and spices in mixing bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender. Place on top of apple mixture. Microwave for 6 to 8 minutes on high until apples are cooked. After baking, may be placed into a hot oven to crisp the topping. Serve in individual dishes. Drizzle with 1 TBL heavy cream.
fruit pizza from South DakotaFruit Pizza
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2½ cups flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 14 tablespoons (1¾ sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs

For the Frosting
  • 12 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 7½ tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1¾ cup powdered sugar
  • assorted fresh fruit cut into slices
1.    Beat the butter and 1½ cups sugar together in a large bowl until fluffy,        3-5 minutes. Add vanilla and eggs and mix until combined. Add the dry ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt) and mix until just combined, about 30 seconds. Chill the dough.
2.    Preheat oven to 350. Roll chilled dough into one big cookie and place on a round baking stone. Sprinkle with 2-3 tablespoons sugar. Bake for 17-20 minutes. Let cool; chill in fridge.
3.    Mix frosting ingredients together and spread on chilled cookie. Chill again to set and thicken the frosting.
4.    Top with fresh fruit. Cut into slices and serve!
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