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Creamy, crunchy, sweet, and salty come together in a breakfast like the ones Mom used to make. Finish up the meal with Tropical Fruit Salad.

Source: Everyday Food, December 2006
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  • MS11851857
    21 APR, 2017
    Awesome SARAH!!!
  • thawsoutside
    18 MAR, 2017
    This is similar to a favorite dish served at a nearby restaurant. They use Sour dough or French bread, no cinnamon, apricot preserves (probably local Linn's), cream cheese (I'd assume any variety of Neufch√Ętel or regular) and the crispness of the thinner bread makes a huge difference in a more delicious, less dessert-like dish. People come from Miles around for this brunch treat.
  • irleshay
    17 AUG, 2013
    This was just OK, and I wasn't wowed by it. It didn't leave me craving more, or wanting to make it again. I did make half of them with apricot jam, and half with Bonne Maman's four fruits preserves. Used wheat ciabatta, and Greek cream cheese (a Greek yogurt and cream cheese blend), and cut down on the cream cheese as one commenter suggested.
  • ThisIsHeather
    6 FEB, 2012
    Love this recipe. Have made it many times since it was first published to rave reviews. I like to switch up the jam. Raspberry, strawberry and cherry are also great.
  • ugfug
    19 SEP, 2010
    Very good. Easy and restaurant quality. Definitely an indulgence, but very good. I would serve to weekend guests. I think using the Italian bread is key.
  • moonbelly
    14 MAR, 2010
    I used Polaner All Fruit apricot preserves and Neufchatel for the cream cheese. It was too sweet, perhaps the Neufchatel was overpowering. It wasn't bad, just too sweet, like a dessert. Super easy. I won't make again.
  • dinnerwithdavid
    29 DEC, 2009
    This was delicious - but go easy on the cream cheese!
  • lessig
    23 JAN, 2009
    this is the best breakfast treat i've eaten.. i used Dickinson' apricot purely fruit...fabulous!!!!! I bought a bread called Solais at the Acme... delicious!!!
  • angelayo
    12 NOV, 2008
    This was the requested dish for my daughter's 17th birthday dinner, along with bacon and a fruit salad. I made it her way though, with strawberry jam instead of apricot, and everyone loved it! Will definitely make this again and again.
  • djallen3757745
    27 MAR, 2008
    My husband loves French toast! I think he would like this with apricots. I KNOW I would, I like apricots.

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