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omg so good cherry cheese danish, quick & easy

★★★★★ 2
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Not Far From Green Bay, WI

Last week, my husband invited a business associate over for coffee and dessert... The problem? I had no dessert and they would be here in an hour. Ugh. The solution... these quick and easy Danish Rolls. Oh my goodness... they are good! And the best part is that you can use any flavor of cream cheese and pie filling that you have on hand. Give it a try and see just how good and easy this is! Use your imagination and take advantage of all of the wonderful, flavored cream cheeses and pie fillings that are available.

★★★★★ 2
serves 8-10
prep time 15 Min
cook time 15 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For omg so good cherry cheese danish, quick & easy

  • 1 can
    crescent rolls
  • 1/2 c
    pineapple cream cheese or choose your favorite
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 lg
    egg, separated
  • 1/2 c
    cherry pie filling or choose your favorite
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • GLAZE:
  • 1/3 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 tsp
    almond or vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tsp
    half and half or milk

How To Make omg so good cherry cheese danish, quick & easy

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease cookie sheet.
  • 2
    Unroll dough onto cookie sheet forming a 13x7" rectangle. Seal all perforations with your fingers.
  • 3
    In medium bowl, beat cream cheese and 2 T. sugar by hand. Add slightly beaten egg yolk and mix thoroughly. Spoon lengthwise down center of dough in a 2 1/2" strip. Spoon pie filling on top of cream cheese mixture.
  • 4
    Carefully cut 1" wide strips on each side of filling to within 1/2" of filling. Fold strips at an angle across filling mixture, alternating from side to side.
  • 5
    In small bowl, mix egg white and water; beat well. Brush egg white mixture over dough. Sprinkle with 1 tsp. sugar.
  • 6
    Bake 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Remove cookie sheet onto serving platter. Cool slightly.
  • 7
    In small bowl, beat powdered sugar, extract and enough half and half (or milk) to make a drizzle and drizzle across top in a decorative manner.