Cream Cheese Jam Danishes

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By Chrissy Hackley
from Vestal, NY

Made these on a whim. Very tasty treat! I hope you enjoy!

serves 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet
    puff pastry sheet, thawed
  • 3 Tbsp
    cream cheese, softened
  • 1 lg
    egg, separated
  • 2 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/3-1/2 c
    jam, any flavor
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 tsp
    water
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How To Make

  • 1
    Roll out puff pastry to a 12×10 rectangle, cut into 8 equal pieces. Place pieces on parchment lined baking sheet. Preheat oven to 400.
  • 2
    Mix together the cream cheese, egg white (set aside yolk), sugar and vanilla.
  • 3
    Mix egg yolk in a small dish with 1 tsp water. Brush lightly over pastry squares.
  • 4
    Spoon the cream cheese mixture into the middle of each pastry square, dividing it equally as possible between them.
  • 5
    In the center of the filling, spoon about 1-1 1/2 tsp of jam.
  • 6
    Bake in preheated oven for 15-18 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.
  • 7
    Immediately move to a cooling rack. Leftovers can be stored in an air tight container for up to 4 days, but best enjoyed same day.

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