Lighter Cherry Cheese Danish

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“This may not be considered a real "diet food" but the lite cream cheese does reduce the calories a bit. I have made this many times for company and noone has ever known it is a bit healthier for them. I think it is best served cold and really only keeps a day or so in the fridge. I think I got this from a Pillsbury cookbook.”
1 danish

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Unroll 1 of the cans of crescent rolls and press into greased 13x9 inch pan to form crust.
  3. Beat cream cheese spread, 3/4 cups of the powdered sugar, egg white and vanilla until well blended. Spread onto dough in pan. Cover with pie filling.
  4. Unroll other can of rolls and on wax paper, pat out to form a large 13x9 inch rectangle. Invert onto pie filling to form top crust.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 t0 35 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 20 minutes.
  6. Gradually add milk to remaining powdered sugar, drizzle over danish in pan.
  7. Serve warm or cold. Refrigerate leftovers.

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