Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish

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This easy Christmas morning Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish packs all of the flavors of cherry cheesecake into one buttery pastry. 

Cherry Cheesecake Crescent Roll Danish

Use a crescent roll dough sheet to make this easy Christmas morning breakfast. This Danish packs all of the flavors of cherry cheesecake into one buttery pastry. 

Crescent rolls can be used to make almost anything. You can make just about any breakfast or dessert and it will taste good!

A healthy breakfast for the holidays? It can be!

Even if baking isn’t your strong suit, using crescent roll dough is readily available and inexpensive to use.

Here is an example of a super easy Christmas morning breakfast that you can make in just a few minutes.

Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish

It’s quick, delicious, and easy to make. Keep in mind that crescent roll dough is a bit sticky, so spreading the filling takes some patience, but it is worth it!

Do you like to bake? If so, this is the perfect recipe for you! The Cherry Cheesecake Crescent Roll Danish Recipe has a light and fluffy texture with a sweet cherry flavor.

It’s an easy dessert, like our Peppermint No Churn Ice Cream recipe that requires minimal ingredients and time. Plus, it won’t disappoint your guests!

The Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish is an easy recipe that’s perfect for the holiday season.

If you’re looking to make something festive and delicious, this is your go-to!

This Recipe Is…

  • Cherry cream cheese crescent Danish offers a delightful combination of sweet and tangy cherry filling, creamy cream cheese, and a flaky pastry.
  • Its contrasting textures of soft and crispy are satisfying to the palate.
  • Its vibrant red cherry filling peeking through the golden-brown pastry creates a visually appealing presentation.
  • The familiar taste and aroma evoke fond memories for many people.
  • It offers versatility with various occasions and preferences, as it can be enjoyed fresh out of the oven or at room temperature as breakfast or dessert.
Cherry cream cheese crescent danish recipe.

Makes 8 servings

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Cherry Cheesecake Christmas Danish Ingredients

  • Crescent roll dough sheet
  • Cream cheese softened
  • Powdered sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Cherry pie filling
  • Butter, melted
  • White sugar
  • Red and green sanding sugar

For exact measurements, please see the printable recipe card below.

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How to Make Cherry Cheesecake Crescent Roll Danish

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. 

In a small bowl, stir together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth. Set aside.  

Unroll the crescent roll dough on the lined baking sheet.

Use a sharp knife to cut 2-inch strips on each side of the sheet, leaving the center of the sheet intact.

Spread the cream cheese mixture over the center of the dough sheet, then top the cream cheese with cherry pie filling.

A series of photos showing how to make a cherry tart.

Fold the strips over the top of the filling, crossing each side in the center to create a braided look.

Brush the top of the dough with melted butter and sprinkle the white, red, and green sugar on top. 

A series of pictures showing how to make a braided pastry.

Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until the dough, is golden brown and cooked through.

Allow to cool completely before slicing and serving.

Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish

Enjoy!

A stack of cranberry danishes on a plate.

Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

This easy Christmas morning Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish packs all of the flavors of cherry cheesecake into one buttery pastry. 

Ingredients

  • Crescent roll dough sheet
  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup cherry pie filling
  • Tablespoon butter, melted
  • Teaspoon white sugar
  • Red and green sanding sugar for decorating

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a small bowl, stir together the cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth. Set aside.  A glass bowl with flour, sugar, and a cherry red spatula.
  2. Unroll the crescent roll dough on the lined baking sheet. Use a sharp knife to cut 2-inch strips on each side of the sheet, leaving the center of the sheet intact. A Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish with strips of dough on it.
  3. Spread the cream cheese mixture over the center of the dough sheet. A baking sheet with a sheet of Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish icing on it.
  4. Then top the cream cheese with cherry pie filling. A sheet of dough with cherry filling on it, Cherry Danish.
  5. Fold the strips over the top of the filling, crossing each side in the center to create a braided look. A Cherry Crescent Danish with cherry filling and a knife.
  6. Brush the top of the dough with melted butter and sprinkle the white, red, and green sugar on top. A green pastry brush is being used to make a braided Cherry Cream Cheese Crescent Danish.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 to 15 minutes, until the dough, is golden brown and cooked through. Allow to cool completely before slicing and serving. Enjoy! Cream cheese cherry crescent danish.
Nutrition Information
Yield 8 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 253Total Fat 14gSaturated Fat 7gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 20mgSodium 193mgCarbohydrates 29gFiber 1gSugar 5gProtein 2g

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