Ingredients:

1 package frozen bread dough, 2 pounds
1 can cherry pie filling
1/2 cup slivered almonds, toasted
oil
Struessel Topping
2 tablespoons flour
2 tablespoons sugar
1 tablespoon butter, softened

Directions:

1. Thaw dough.

2. Place in lightly oiled bowl.

3. Cover and let rise until doubled, 1 1/2-2 hours.

4. Punch down, let rise 10 minutes.

5. Divide dough in half, roll each half to a 15"x13" rectangle.

6. Spread cherry filling in a 2" wide strip lengthwise down center of each rectangle.

7. Sprinkle with almonds.

8. Fold sides of dough over filling to form 15×4 rectangle.

9. Transfer to greased baking sheet.

10. Seal edges.

11. Make slashes across top at 2 inch intervals.

12. Brush with oil and top with streussel topping.

13. For topping:

14. Mix flour, sugar and butter until crunchy.

15. Then, let rise about 45 minutes.

16. Bake at 350 degress for 30-40 minutes.

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