Bacon Braid © 1968
6 slices bacon, diced
1 package Pillsbury Hot Roll Mix
1 1/2 teaspoons instant minced onion
1 package (3 oz.) cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon milk
1 egg, beaten
OVEN 350º 1 LOAF
Fry bacon until cooked bu not crisp. Drain. Prepare hot roll mix as directed on package, adding onion along with flour mixture. Cover and let rise in warm place until doubled in size, 30 to 45 minutes. In small bowl, blend cream cheese and milk until smooth. Set aside.
Roll out dough on floured surface to a 12-inch square. Spread with cheese mixture and sprinkle with bacon pieces. Fold in half. Roll out again to a 12-inch square. Cut dough into 3 4-inch strips. Pinch one end of each strip together to join; braid. Pinch remaining ends together. Fit into generously greased 9x5-inch loaf pan. let rise until doubled in size, 30 to 45 minutes. Brush beaten egg over top of loaf. Bake at 350º for 35 to 40 minutes or until loaf is golden brown and sounds hollow when tapped on top. Cool in pan 10 minutes before removing.
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