Sherry's cheese danish squares

Sherry's Cheese Danish Squares Recipe

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@smonfils

I love cheese danish, but it can be hard to make. So I came up w/ an easier way to make them and oh, yum! Are they delicious! I swear, I've already gained 5 lbs just by making these, lol.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
20
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2
8 oz cans refrigerated crescent rolls
1 large
egg, separated
2
8 oz pkgs reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1 c
sugar
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
vanilla
3/4 c
chopped pecans
powdered sugar for dusting

How to Make Sherry's cheese danish squares

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 375. Lightly spray a 9" x 13" baking pan w/ cooking spray. In lg bowl, beat egg yolk, cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla until smooth.
  • 2Unroll 1 can rolls, press dough into bottom of pan.make sure to pinch seals together. Spread cream cheese mix over dough. Open 2nd can of rolls, press dough into a rectangle.
  • 3Place dough over cream cheese mix. In small bowl, whisk egg white until frothy. Brush egg white over dough. Sprinkle w/ pecans. Bake 25 mins. Sprinkle w/ powdered sugar. Cut into squares.

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About Sherry's cheese danish squares

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids