Harvest Bread Recipe

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  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 1
  • Category: Bread


This comforting Harvest Bread goes together in a snap and is delicious.


  • 3 cups flour, all-purpose
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 envelope Fleischmann’s® RapidRise™ Yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup pecans or walnuts, chopped
  • 1 egg + 2 teaspoons water, beaten


  1. Grease a baking dish – casserole, baking dish or cookie sheet
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine 2 cups flours, sugar, and undissolved yeast, mix lightly
  3. In a small saucepan, heat water and butter until very warm (120 to 130°F)
  4. Stir water mixture into flour mixture, beat for 2 minutes on medium speed
  5. Stir in remaining flour and mix
  6. Fold in raisins, cranberries and nuts
  7. Cover and let rest for 10 minutes
  8. Turn batter onto greased pan
  9. Smooth top of dough with floured hands
  10. Cover and let rise in warm, draft-free place until doubled in size, about 30 minutes
  11. Beat egg and water and brush on top of bread
  12. Bake at 375 degrees for 35 minutes or until golden brown and crusty
  13. Remove from pan and cool on rack

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