Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe
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Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

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Here is a quick Sunday breakfast I like to whip up before going to church. I created it when trying to duplicate a favorite Danish from the bakery where I worked. We like to prepared with apple pie filling, too. -Melanie Schrock Monterey, Tennessee
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 tube (8 ounces) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 4 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup cherry pie filling
  • 1/2 cup vanilla frosting

Nutritional Facts

1 square: 499 calories, 23g fat (8g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 570mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 0 fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Separate crescent dough into four rectangles. Place on an ungreased baking sheet; seal perforations. Spread 1 tablespoon cream cheese onto each rectangle. Top each with 1/4 cup cherry pie filling.
  2. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool for 5 minutes.
  3. Place frosting in a small microwave-safe bowl; heat on high for 15-20 seconds. Drizzle over warm pastries. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Cheese Danish in Quick Cooking July/August 2004, p30

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nastynova User ID: 5265189 69943
Reviewed Jan. 16, 2014

"another great recipe"

valanddansmith User ID: 988113 59120
Reviewed Feb. 11, 2013

"This was very good and easy to throw together. Reminds me of my favorite Entenmann's danish!"

penni1970 User ID: 985706 206202
Reviewed Oct. 17, 2010

"This is very easy to make & my family loves it.I've made it with apple also but cherry is everybody's fav..Great for a snack or dessert."

mberkowitz User ID: 4118966 62859
Reviewed May. 4, 2009

"Looks great and easy! I can't wait to make it for my family!!"

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