8 tbsp. (1 stick) unsalted butter, divided
1 cup sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon
½ tsp. nutmeg
2 (1-lb.) loaves frozen bread dough, thawed and briefly kneaded together
1 cup golden raisins
4 oz. cream cheese, room temperature
1 cup confectioners' sugar
½ tsp. vanilla
1. Preheat oven to 350. Melt 4 tbsp. butter in a small saucepan until butter smells nutty, 3 to 4 minutes. Cool slightly. In a bowl combine sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out bread dough into a 9×13-in. rectangle. Brush with the melted butter, then cover evenly with sugar mixture and raisins. Starting at the short end, roll dough into a log. Cut into 2-in. thick pieces. Arrange pieces, cut side up, in a greased 8-in. square pan. Bake 45 to 50 minutes. Cool 5 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, beat together cream cheese, remaining butter, confectioners' sugar and vanilla until creamy. Use either as a dipping sauce or spread over bread before serving.
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