Door County Bread Pudding
  • 1 c. small curd cottage cheese
  • 1/2 c. dried tart cherries
  • 1/4 c. sour cream
  • 6 tbsp. sugar, divided
  • 20 French bread slices, 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 apple, cored, thinly sliced
  • 1 c. milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tbsp. butter


Combine cottage cheese, cherries, sour cream, and 3 tbsp. sugar; mix well. Layer half the bread slices in well buttered 2-quart casserole; spread with cheese mixture. Cover with apple slices; top with remaining bread slices. Combine milk, eggs, and 2 tbsp. sugar; mix well. Pour over bread slices, moistening entire surface. Dot with butter; sprinkle with remaining sugar. Bake at 350°F, 45 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 6 to 8 servings.