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Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe – incredibly delicious puff pastry dessert with cream cheese and cherry filling, formed as a candy cane for Christmas holiday gatherings. It is the best holiday dessert.

You can totally make it look like regular cheese danish by not curving the end, either way it tastes amazing. Now, I can’t wait for you to try this puff pastry recipe.

When YOU make this Cherry Cream Cheese Danish Recipe, take a picture & tag your Food Creation on Instagram using @MunchkinTimeBlog  & hashtag #munchkintimeblog, we would love to see your creation!

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Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

What YOU Will Need to Make Cherry Danish

  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 sheets puff pastry thawed
  • 1 cup cherry filling store bought

Ingredients for cream danish.

Glaze

  • 1/3 cup powder sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon milk

Egg Wash

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Cream cheese filling.

How to Make Cherry Cheese Danish

Step 1. First, preheat the oven 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
 
Step 2. Next, in a mixing bowl combine 8 oz. of cream cheese, 1/3 cup of sugar, 1 egg yolk, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice & a pinch of salt. Whisk with hand mixer until everything is combined.

Cherry Cheese Danish

Step 3. Next, put puff pastry on a baking sheet and roll it to create a rectangle. After, add half of cream cheese filling onto the center of puff pastry. Spread cheese filling 2-3 inches wide.
 
Step 4. Next, add 1/2 of cherry filling over the cream cheese. Using a pizza cutter cut the sides into skinny strips about 1 inch wide, on both sides.

Cherry Cheese Cream Danish

Step 5. Braid the pastry by folding strips in, from both sides. Take one side and curve it to make it look like a candy cane. Repeat with the second puff pastry sheet using the rest of the cream cheese and cherry filling.
 
Step 6. Now, lets make an egg wash by whisking 1 egg with 1 tablespoons of water. Brush egg wash over the pastry. Bake for 25-28 minutes or until golden color. After pastry is done baking, remove from the oven and make glaze to drizzle on top.

Making glaze frosting

How to Make Glaze for Pastry

Now, to make a glaze, in a mixing bowl combine 1/3 cup of powdered sugar and 1/2 tablespoon of milk. Whisk until combined. 

Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

Finally, drizzle the glaze over hot pastry. Garnish with extra cherries. Enjoy!

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Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

Incredibly delicious puff pastry dessert with cream cheese and cherry filling, formed as a candy cane for Christmas holiday gatherings.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry, cream cheee
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 429kcal
Author: Love Keil

Ingredients

Cherry Cheese Cream Danish

  • 8 oz cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • pinch of salt
  • 2 sheets puff pastry thawed
  • 1 cup cherry filling store bought

Glaze

  • 1/3 cup powder sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoon milk more if needed

Egg Wash

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Instructions

How to Make Cherry Cheese Danish

  • Preheat the oven 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Next, in a mixing bowl combine 8 oz. of cream cheese, 1/3 cup of sugar, 1 egg yolk, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon of lemon juice & a pinch of salt. Whisk with hand mixer until everything is combined.
  • Next, put puff pastry on a baking sheet and roll it to create a rectangle. After, add half of cream cheese filling onto the center of puff pastry. Spread cheese filling 2-3 inches wide.
  • Next, add 1/2 of cherry filling over the cream cheese. Using a pizza cutter cut the sides into skinny strips about 1 inch wide, on both sides.
  • Braid the pastry by folding strips in, from both sides. Take one side and curve it to make it look like a candy cane. Repeat with the second puff pastry sheet using the rest of the cream cheese and cherry filling.
  • Now, lets make an egg wash by whisking 1 egg with 1 tablespoons of water. Brush egg wash over the pastry. Bake for 25-28 minutes or until golden color. After pastry is done baking, remove from the oven and make glaze to drizzle on top.

Pastry Glaze

  • To make glaze, in a mixing bowl combine 1/3 cup of powdered sugar and 1/2 tablespoon of milk. Whisk until combined. Then drizzle the glaze over hot pastry. Garnish with extra cherries. Enjoy!

Notes

When YOU make this Cherry Cream Cheese Danish Recipe, take a picture & tag your Food Creation on Instagram using @MunchkinTimeBlog  & hashtag #munchkintimeblog, we would love to see your creation!

Nutrition

Calories: 429kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 207mg | Potassium: 92mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 403IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 2mg

Q. Do YOU like this Cherry Cream Cheese Danish Recipe with Puff Pastry?

Let me know in the comments below, I would love to hear from you!

Candy Cane Cherry Cheese Danish Recipe

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