Blueberry Cheese Danish Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 cans Crescent Rolls
  • 1 cup blueberry pie filling or homemade pie filling
  • 1 8oz package of cream cheese at room temp.
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1 tbsp softened butter

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
    In a large bowl mix together cream cheese, powdered sugar and vanilla. Set aside.
  2. Optional: To create my homemade pie filling, crush a half a cup of blueberries with 1/4 cup of water (I used the food processor) sprinkling in 1 tablespoon of sugar. Stir in remaining half cup of blueberries whole.
  3. Leave crescent dough rolled up, cut the dough into 8 slices, about 3/4 inch thick.
  4. Place each dough slice on a parchment paper lined cookie sheet.
  5. Flatten out each circle and press centers with a finger or a measuring cup to make a well for the filling.
  6. Place a heaping teaspoon of cream cheese mixture onto each danish.
  7. Add a teaspoonful of blueberry filling
  8. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 17 minutes. or until lightly golden brown.
  9. In a small bowl, stir together confectioners’ sugar, milk and butter.
  10. Take the danish out of the oven and allow them to cool for 10-15 minutes. Drizzle with icing and enjoy!
Blueberry cheese danish
blueberry cream cheese danish

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