Prep Time 15 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 6
Difficulty N/A

Ingredients

  • Crisco® Original No-Stick Cooking Spray
  • FILLING
  • 1 (8 oz.) pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tbsps. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • TOAST
  • 1 (1 lb.) loaf French bread
  • 4 large eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup half-and-half
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
  • GLAZE
  • 1 cup Smucker's® Apricot Preserves
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 tsp. almond extract

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT oven to 225°F. Spray griddle with no-stick cooking spray.

  • Step 2

    BLEND together filling ingredients in small bowl until light and fluffy. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    CUT bread into 12 slices, approximately 1 1/2 inch thick. Cut a small slice along the top of each piece, creating a pocket in the middle. Fill with a heaping tablespoon of filling.

  • Step 4

    MIX together the eggs, half-and-half, vanilla and nutmeg. Dip bread in egg mixture and cook on prepared griddle until both sides are golden brown, being careful to keep filling in bread pocket. Place cooked slices on baking sheet and place in oven to keep warm.

  • Step 5

    HEAT preserves in small saucepan until melted. Stir in orange juice and almond extract. To serve, drizzle over French toast.

Serving size
(1/6 of recipe)

  • Calories 680
  • Calories from Fat260g
  • Total Fat 29g
  • Saturated Fat 12g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 180mg
  • Sodium 570mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 89g
  • Dietary Fiber 3g
  • Sugars 42g
  • Protein 22g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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