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  1. 3 cups all-purpose flour

  2. 1 package active dry yeast

  3. 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

  4. 3/4 cup milk

  5. 1/3 cup butter or margarine

  6. 1/3 cup sugar

  7. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  8. 2 eggs For Filling: One 8-ounce package cream cheese , softened

  9. 1/4 cup sugar

  10. 1 egg yolk

  11. 1/4 teaspoon almond extract

  12. 2 cups thinly sliced fresh peaches , pears, or apples

  13. 1/2 cup fresh blueberries , sliced almonds , or pecan pieces

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. FOR DOUGH: In a large mixing bowl combine 1 1/2 cups of the flour, the yeast, and cinnamon; set aside. In a medium saucepan heat and stir the milk, butter or margarine, the 1/3 cup sugar, and the salt till mixture is warm (120 to 130 degrees F) and butter or margarine is almost melted. Add to flour mixture; add the 2 eggs. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed for 30 seconds, scraping the bowl constantly. Beat on high speed for 3 minutes. Using a wooden spoon, stir in as much of the remaining flour as you can. Divide dough mixture in half. Let rest for 10 minutes, then roll into 10-inch circles. With lightly greased fingers, pat evenly onto 2 lightly greased 12-inch pizza pans, pressing dough up the sloped sides of each pan slightly to form a rim. Cover and let rise in a warm place till double (about 45 to 50 minutes). FOR FILLING: In a small mixing bowl stir together cream cheese, 1/4 cup sugar, egg yolk, and almond extract. When dough has risen, spread filling over the top. Arrange peaches, pears, or apples atop filling; sprinkle with blueberries or nuts. Bake in a preheated 375 degrees F oven for 25 to 30 minutes, or till edges are golden brown. Cool slightly. Cut into wedges.


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