Easy Crescent Cheese Danishes

Small danishes that make a great addition as awesome for the Holidays!
You can also make fruit and cream cheese danishes by adding a spoonful of your favorite pie filling prior to baking. There are never any leftovers when I make these.

Easy Crescent Cheese Danishes
By Ms B. on October 16, 2003.

Prep Time: 20 mins
Total Time: 40 mins
Servings: 40


  • 2 (10 ounce) cans crescent roll dough
  • 1 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, diced
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon sour cream
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Slice (unrolled) crescent roll dough into 1/4 inch slices (as if making slice-and-bake cookie dough).
  3. Place slices of dough on cookie sheet and make slight indention in the middle.
  4. In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, white sugar, lemon juice, vanilla extract and sour cream.
  5. Add a tablespoon of filling to each roll.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes.
  7. In a small bowl, stir together confectioners’ sugar, milk and butter.
  8. After Danish has cooled, drizzle with icing.

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