Crescent Cheese Danishes

Crescent Cheese Danishes

“Delight in a treat that effortlessly blends buttery, flaky layers with a creamy, cheesy filling with our Crescent Cheese Danishes. This delightful creation captures the essence of bakery-style indulgence in a convenient and delicious package. Imagine crescent roll dough transformed into delicate pastries, each one enveloping a velvety cream cheese filling that’s subtly sweetened and delicately flavored. Baked to golden perfection, these danishes offer a symphony of textures and flavors that dance on your taste buds. With every bite, you’ll savor the delightful contrast of crispy layers, creamy cheese, and a touch of sweetness that captures the essence of breakfast pastries and the joy of savoring the comfort of home baking. Whether enjoyed as a special breakfast treat, a delightful addition to brunch, or a way to elevate your coffee break, our Crescent Cheese Danishes promise a culinary journey that celebrates the art of convenience and the pleasures of creating homemade delights.”

Crescent Cheese Danishes


  • 2 tubes of prepared crescent roll dough

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature

  • 2 tbsp butter, unsalted and melted

  • 1 tsp lemon juice

  • ¼ cup light brown sugar

  • ½ cup granulated white sugar

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • Glaze:

  • ½ cup powdered sugar

  • 4 tsp milk

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract


  • Preheat the oven to 350*
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Open the tubes of crescent roll dough, Do not unroll them
  • In a medium bowl, mix together the cream cheese, lemon juice, vanilla and the granulated sugar until it is thoroughly combined
  • Using a sharp knife, cut thick slices of ½” to ¾” slices of the crescent roll. Again, do not unroll it.
  • Lay each of these slices on the parchment covered baking trays
  • With each slice, use your fingers to build a slight upraised edge on the dough. This will hold the filling in
  • In a small bowl combine the melted butter with the light brown sugar and mix
  • Use a pastry brush to brush the butter on each of the slices
  • Spoon even amounts of the filling onto each slice
  • Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until slightly golden brown
  • In another small bowl combine the confectioners sugar with the vanilla and the milk and stir to combine.
  • Drizzle the glaze over each cheese danish
  • The danish can then be topped with your choice of fruit or eaten plain.
  • Enjoy!

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