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Cherry Cheese Danish

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“This is an awesome dessert...reminds me of cherry-topped cheesecake, but MUCH easier to make:) Every time I take this dessert to a party, I ALWAYS get asked for the recipe (I just take a few copies with me/lol). I also like it with blueberry pie filling, but the fam. likes cherry, so that's usually what I use.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
16
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Lightly butter 15 1/2" by 10 1/2" jelly-roll pan (cookie sheet with sides).
  3. In medium bowl, mix cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla with mixer until smooth.
  4. Remove dough from one tube of crescent rolls.
  5. Unroll and place in middle of pan.
  6. Pat out with fingers, pressing perforations together, until dough completely covers bottom of pan.
  7. Place in oven 4 minutes, or until slightly dry.
  8. Cool slightly and spread cream cheese mixture evenly over dough.
  9. Spread pie filling over cheese.
  10. Unroll remaining sheet of crescent rolls and separate into 8 triangles along perforations.
  11. Arrange triangles on top of cherries, spaced evenly (will not cover surface completely).
  12. Brush with egg glaze.
  13. Bake 30 minutes or until golden brown and cheese mixture is set.
  14. Let cool and dust with powdered sugar, if desired.
  15. Cut into squares and refrigerate until serving.

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