Easy Cream Cheese Danish

Cream Cheese Danish Recipe
Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn
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  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

1 8 oz package reduced-fat cream cheese, softened
1/4cup granulated sugar
1teaspoon vanilla extract
2 8-count packages crescent rolls
2tablespoons butter, melted
8tablespoons brown sugar
8teaspoons preserves (any flavor)
1/2cup powdered sugar
1tablespoon fresh orange juice

Instructions

  1.  Preheat oven to 350F. Spray a baking sheet with cooking spray.
  2. Combine softened cream cheese, granulated sugar and vanilla. Stir until smooth and creamy.
  3. Separate dough into 8 rectangles. Pat perforations to close. Spread melted butter over dough. Sprinkle each piece with 1 tablespoon brown sugar. Roll up from long side; pinch edges to seal. Holding by one end, loosely coil each roll into a circle. Using your fingers, spread out the dough to make room in the middle for filling.
  4. Place on prepared pan. Top each roll with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture and 1 teaspoon preserves. Bake 15 to 18 minutes, until golden brown.
  5. Combine powdered sugar and orange juice; stir until smooth. Drizzle over warm rolls. Makes 8 rolls.

 

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