sherry's cheese danish squares

★★★★★ 1
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By sherry monfils
from worcester, MA

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.

★★★★★ 1
serves 20
prep time 15 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For sherry's cheese danish squares

  • 2
    8 oz cans refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 1 lg
    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

  • 1
    Heat 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.
  • 2
    Unroll 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.
  • 3
    Place 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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