• Kayla Borgen

Light & Easy Fourth of July At The Cottage Recipes

Dessert For Breakfast Toast


  • Zingerman's bread of your choice (available in store at Weekends!)

  • Fresh fruit of choice

  • Powdered sugar (optional)


  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened

  • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened

  • 1teaspoon vanilla

  • 3 cups powdered sugar, plus more as needed


  1. In large bowl, beat softened butter and cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed 2 to 3 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally, until smooth and creamy.

  2. Stir in vanilla, then stir in powdered sugar. Add more powdered sugar as needed until frosting is a thick spreadable consistency.

  3. Toast desired number of slices of bread in the toaster or on the grill.

  4. Spread cream cheese frosting on warm toast and top with fresh fruit! (we liked arranging the fruit into an American flag for our cottage guests!)

  5. Top with powdered sugar (optional)

  6. Enjoy!

Original frosting recipe: https://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/cream-cheese-frosting/554e069d-b269-47f6-bbb9-5bdc24b3695f

Simple Summer Fruit Salad


  • Fresh Watermelon

  • Fresh Blueberries


  1. Slice the watermelon into 1 inch slices

  2. Using a star-shaped cookie cutter, create watermelon stars

  3. Place in a bowl and top with mint (optional)

  4. Enjoy!

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