Chocolate-Cherry Ricotta Toast - Panera's Pink Ribbon Bagel


Monday, October 1st 2012, 2:44 pm
By: News On 6


Ingredients

• ¾ cups fresh cherries, pitted and chipped, juice reserved

• Extra chopped cherries for garnish

• 1 ½ cups ricotta cheese

• 2-4 tablespoons sugar

• 1/8 teaspoon almond extract

• 4 Pink Ribbon Bagels – sliced

• ¼ cup mini chocolate chips or chocolate curls

• ¼ cup sliced macadamia nuts

Directions

• Mix together chopped cherries and reserved juice, ricotta, sugar to taste and almond extract in a medium bowl. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

• Toast Pink Ribbon Bagel. Spread each slice with the cherry-ricotta mixture and sprinkle with the chocolate pieces, sliced macadamia nuts and extra chopped cherries.

Servings: 4