Cream Cheese Danishes

Breakfast | 0 comments

Shared By: Better Homes and Garden Magazine August 2020

*Be sure to read all lables of all ingredients you purchase and use for this recipe. While we may list recipe ingredients below, it does not mean every manufactor’s version of that ingredient is safe


  • 11/2 cups fresh or frozen fruit
  • 18 oz package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon or lime juice
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon vanilla, almond, or lemon extract
  • 1/2 cup fruit preserves, jam, or marmalade
  • 2 sheets frozen GF puff pastry, thawed in refrigerator
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten


  • Thaw fruit if frozen.  Preheat oven to 400°F.  Line two baking sheets with parchment paper
  • In a medium bowl beat cream cheese with a mixer on medium until smooth.  Beat in sugar, lemon juice, and vanilla.  In a small bowl stir together fruit and preserves.
  • On a lightly floured(use GF or cornstarch) roll one puff pastry sheet into a 101/2 inch square. (Keep other sheet chilled.)  Cut into 9 31/2 inch squares; place on a baking sheet.  Prick with a fork to within 1/2 inch of edges.  Combine egg and 1 Tablespoon of water; brush overaquares.  Spread each square with 1 Tablespoon cream cheese mixture; top with about 11/2 Tablespoon fruit mixture.
  • Bake 15-18 minutes or until golden.  Remove; let cool on wire racks.  Repeat with remaining puff pastry.
  • Makes 18.


Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Pin It on Pinterest