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Cherry Handpies

Can't stop, won't stop using JJ Cherry Spread in recipes.... the creative possibilities are endless - really! Here's a delicious and easy dessert, snack, breakfast pastry or an anytime treat. I adapted the dough from Erin Jeanne McDowell's Roll-Out Cookie Crust (from her book The Book on Pie). If you have a favorite pie dough recipe or even a shortbread you like, feel free to use that too! Ingredients: 8 Tbsp Unsalted Butter 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg white 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/4 teaspoon baking powder Instructions: Cream butter and sugar in stand mixer, add egg whites and almond extract and mix until combined. Once combined...

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Mini Cheesecakes with Cherry

INGREDIENTS  For the crust:3⁄4 Cup crushed Animal Crackers1 Tbsp Granulated Sugar1⁄8 - 1⁄4 tsp. Cinnamon2 Tbsp Melted unsalted butter                                                                                For the cheesecakes:8 oz. Cream cheese (room temperature)1 Egg1 tsp Lime juice1 Tbsp Sour cream1⁄2 cup granulated sugar For topping:Just Jan’s Cherry Spread, warmed DIRECTIONSPreheat oven to 350°For 6 mini cakes, line a muffin tin with paper liners.Put all the crust ingredients, except the butter in a food processor and pulse. With the processor running gradually pour in the butter until the...

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Buttermilk Cherry Coffee Cake

Cake Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 1 stick + 6 Tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1 tsp. Baking powder 1 tsp. Baking soda ½ tsp kosher salt 1 cup buttermilk 1 tsp vanilla extract ¾ cup Just Jan’s Cherry spread, warmed Streusel Topping: ¾ cup chopped pecans (you can use walnuts) ½ cup all purpose flour ⅓ cup granulated sugar ⅓ cup golden brown sugar 2 Tbsp butter, room temperature 1 tsp cinnamon ⅛ tsp cardamom Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Grease an 8”x12” baking dish. In a medium bowl mix together the streusel ingredients working the butter in until you have crumbly mixture. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl or stand...

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Cherry Cream Cheese Danish

  I have been so excited to release this Cherry spread, there are so many different ways to use it, this is just the first one I decided to try. And it could not be easier or quicker to assemble, a little puff pastry, and cream cheese and you'll have a delicious danish in no time! Ingredients: 3 oz softened cream cheese 1 sheet puff pastry (thawed) 2 Tbsp confectioners sugar Just Jan's Cherry Spread 1 egg (beaten) Assembly: Preheat oven to 350 degrees Lightly flour your work surface and roll out a sheet of the puff pastry to approximately 1/8"-1/4" thickness. Cut into equal rectangles. Score the 4 sides about 1/2" from the edge.  Mix the softened cream cheese...

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Thumbprint Cookies

    Who doesn't love a sweet jammy, thumbprint cookie?! Soft buttery, shortbread with the bright, fruity sweetness of jam. This cookie is fun and easy to make, and is perfect for any Just Jan's Fruit spread.  Ingredients 3/4 pound (3 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water, for egg wash Raw sugar Any Just Jan's Fruit Spread Directions Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together the butter and sugar until they are just combined and then add the vanilla. Separately, sift together the flour and...

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