Are you in the mood for something delicious, yet bite-sized? Then you need to try out my Miniature Cherry Cheese Danish recipe!
These little pastries are packed with flavor and are perfect for any party or get-together.
Plus, they’re super easy to make – all you need is a few simple ingredients.
So get ready to indulge your sweet tooth with these tasty treats!
Why do I love Miniature Cherry Cheese Danish?
Well, for one thing, they’re absolutely adorable. I mean, who can resist those little cherry-topped pastries? But they’re also deliciously sweet and cheesy. And did I mention how easy they are to make? Just a few simple ingredients and you’re good to go!
So if you’re looking for a tasty treat that’s sure to please, give my Miniature Cherry Cheese Danish recipe a try. You won’t be disappointed!
- Crescent roll dough
- Flour for dusting
- Cream cheese
- Cherry pie filling
- Powdered sugar
Step 1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Step 2. In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, vanilla, and sugar until smooth and creamy.
Step 3. Remove the crescent roll dough from the tube.
Then, slice it into 8 equal slices without unrolling it.
Step 4. Place the slices on a lightly floured surface.
Step 5. Use your thumb to hollow out a walled indentation in the center of each pastry.
Step 6. Add a bit of the cheesecake filling to the center of each pastry.
Then, top with a bit of the cherry pie filling.
Step 7. Bake for 18-20 minutes.
Step 8. Let cool.
Step 9. Mix together the glaze ingredients, and drizzle over the pastries before serving.
Miniature Cherry Cheese Danish
- 1 Can Crescent roll dough
- Flour for dusting
- ½ tsp. Vanilla
- 4 oz. Cream cheese softened
- 1 Can cherry pie filling
- ⅓ C. Sugar
- 3 tsp. Milk
- ⅓ C. Powdered sugar
- Heat the oven to 350 degrees, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- In a mixing bowl, combine the cream cheese, vanilla and sugar until smooth and creamy.
- Remove the crescent roll dough from the tube, and slice it into 8 equal slices without unrolling it.
- Place the slices on a lightly floured surface.
- Use your thumb to hollow out a walled indentation in the center of each pastry.
- Add a bit of the cheesecake filling to the center of each pastry, and top with a bit of the cherry pie filling.
- Bake for 18-20 minutes.
- Let cool.
- Mix together the glaze ingredients, and drizzle over the pastries before serving.
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Miniature Cherry Cheese Danish Tips
Miniature Cherry Cheese Danishes are the perfect little indulgence for any time of day. They’re easy to make, and kids love them! Here are a few tips to help you make the best miniature cherry cheese danishes ever:
- Start with high-quality ingredients. This is especially important when it comes to cheese and cherries.
- Use a good quality puff pastry or crescent rolls. This will ensure that your danishes are light and fluffy.
- Make sure the cheese is fully melted and smooth before adding the cherries.
- Use a cherry pie filling that is made with real cherries, not artificial flavoring.
- Preheat your oven before baking the danishes, so they come out nice and crispy.
Miniature Cherry Cheese Danish Variations
There are plenty of ways to customize my Miniature Cherry Cheese Danish recipe to suit your taste. Here are a few ideas:
- Use different kinds of cheese in the filling, such as mascarpone or ricotta.
- Swap out the cherries for other fruit toppings, like blueberries or raspberries.
- Add a sprinkle of cinnamon or nutmeg to the cream cheese filling for a little extra flavor.
- If you’re feeling really adventurous, try making savory Miniature Cherry Cheese Danishes by using sharp cheddar cheese in the filling and omitting the sugar. Then top with bacon bits or diced ham. So good!