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Easy Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish

Easy Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish, is a quick and simple recipe.  Puff Pastry squares filled with a simple cheesecake filling and fresh blueberries.  The Perfect Breakfast, Snack or Dessert idea.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Danishes
Calories: 477kcal
Author: Rosemary Molloy / An Italian in my Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 2 sheets puff pastry (14 ounce package)

BLUEBERRY FILLING

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1/4 cup sugar (taste for sweetness)

CREAM CHEESE FILLING

  • 8 ounces cream cheese (whole not light / remove 30 minutes from fridge before using)
  • 2-3 tablespoons powdered / icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Instructions

  • Pre-heat oven to 350 F (180 C) and line a large cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a medium pot combine the blueberries and sugar and heat on low / medium heat until thickened, stirring often.  Be careful not to burn.  Remove from heat and let cool.
  • In a medium bowl beat on medium speed the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla and lemon juice until smooth.
  • Roll out the puff pastry and cut each sheet into 6-8 squares (all the same same size).  Top one of the sheets with the cream cheese filling (divided by 6-8) and top with the blueberry filling (6-8 parts).
  • Top each square with the remaining squares and seal shut. (using the teeth of a fork).  Brush the tops with a little milk and sprinkle with granulated sugar.  Bake for approximately 15 minutes or until golden. Eat warm or  Let cool and sprinkle with powdered / icing sugar if desired.  Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 477kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 31mg | Sodium: 243mg | Potassium: 90mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 2.1mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1.7mg