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Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 15-20 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes
Servings: 16

Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes

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Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes

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Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes

Ingredients for Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes:

2 Cans of crescent rolls

8 oz. Cream cheese softened

½ C. Granulated sugar

1 tsp. Lemon juice

1 tsp. Vanilla extract

¼ C. Brown sugar

2 Tbsp. Butter melted

For the glaze:

⅔ C. Powdered sugar

4 tsp. Milk

1 tsp. Vanilla extract

How to make Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes:

Step1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step2: In a mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.

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Step3: In a small bowl, whisk together the melted butter and brown sugar.

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Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes

Step4: Open the crescent roll packages, and cut each one into 8 even sections.

Step5: Place the sections of crescent roll dough flat on a large parchment-lined baking sheet, and use your fingers or the back of a spoon to create a well in the center of each one.

Step6: Brush the brown sugar mixture onto the top of each crescent roll section, and fill the center of each one with a serving of the cream cheese mixture.

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Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes

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Step7: Bake for 15-20 minutes until lightly browned and cooked through.

Step8: Mix together the ingredients for the glaze until smooth, and brush on top of the danishes before serving.

Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes

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Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 16
Crescent Cream Cheese Danishes
4.67 from 3 votes

Ingredients 

  • 2 Cans of crescent rolls
  • 8 oz. Cream cheese softened
  • ½ C. Granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • ¼ C. Brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp. Butter melted
  • For the glaze:
  • C. Powdered sugar
  • 4 tsp. Milk
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat together the cream cheese, granulated sugar, lemon juice and vanilla extract until smooth and creamy.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the melted butter and brown sugar.
  • Open the crescent roll packages, and cut each one into 8 even sections.
  • Place the sections of crescent roll dough flat on a large parchment lined baking sheet, and use your fingers or the back of a spoon to create a well in the center of each one.
  • Brush the brown sugar mixture onto the top of each crescent roll section, and fill the center of each one with a serving of the cream cheese mixture.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes until lightly browned and cooked through.
  • Mix together the ingredients for the glaze until smooth, and brush on top of the danishes before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 173mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g
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