Apple Danish Pies Recipe
Apple Danish Pies Recipe photo by Taste of Home
Next Recipe

Apple Danish Pies Recipe

Read Reviews
5 4 2
Publisher Photo
Prepared with an easy crescent roll crust and served in cute ramekins, these single-serving pies are fun to share with your "special someone." —Joanne Wright, Niles, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 cups chopped peeled tart apples
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1 tube (4 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 package (3 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 teaspoons 2% milk

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 660 calories, 22g fat (9g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 630mg sodium, 108g carbohydrate (77g sugars, 4g fiber), 9g protein .


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon and nutmeg. Add apples and juice; toss to coat. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat.
  2. Separate crescent dough into four triangles. On a lightly floured surface, roll two triangles into 5-in. circles. Place each into an 8-oz. ramekin, pressing dough onto the bottom and 1/2 in. up the sides.
  3. In a small bowl, beat cream cheese, confectioners' sugar and vanilla. Spread over dough in ramekins. Top with apple mixture. Roll out remaining crescent dough into 4-in. circles; place over filling. Cut slits in top.
  4. Bake at 375° for 20-25 minutes or until filling is bubbly and topping is golden brown. Combine glaze ingredients; drizzle over pies. Serve warm. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Apple Danish Pies in Cooking for 2 Winter 2008, p11

Reviews for Apple Danish Pies

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Sort By :
LegalSec 223388
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2015

"Very good, so says my husband. Had a bit extra filling and put in ramekin and baked without the crust. The filling is excellent, would be great on toast also."

barb312 97809
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2009

"I love this pie. It's tasty, easy to make and a great dessert for a nice dinner."

retiredtoeire 97807
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2009

"This recipe is an answer to my quest for a simple delicious recipe just enough for two."

barb312 209270
Reviewed Nov. 3, 2008

"This recipe is great. It's easy, tasty and smells so good when it's baking."

Loading Image