Take-out Tuesday, Blueberry Cheesecake Danish

I’m not sure if this is breakfast or dessert

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It’s berry creaminess has just the right amount of sweet without being cloying like many bakery danishes

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I caught HH topping his with ice cream…    🍨

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Divide the dough in half, according to the shape of your dish, you can make it square or into a long rectangle

Pinch the perforations to seal dough piece or use a crescent roll dough sheet

Oh my Publix, why don’t you carry crescent roll dough sheets!   😩

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Line your dish with parchment for easy removal and place bottom crust on top of parchment

Bake the bottom crust for 8-10 minutes until its beginning to brown

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Mix powdered sugar and extracts with cream cheese and spread over baked layer

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Top with berries and sprinkle with granulated sugar

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Cover with remaining dough and pour melted butter on top and sprinkle with more granulated sugar

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Bake until golden, and try not to drool 😋 as the amazing aroma begins to fill your kitchen

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Carefully lift out of baking dish and let it rest for a few minutes before cutting

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You can cut it into triangles,

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bars or skinny strips

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or squares

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This recipe is adapted from Love Foodies Blueberry Cheesecake Bars, which uses frozen berries

You can substitute any berries you like for the blueberries

Blueberry Cheesecake Danish

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can crescent roll dough or sheet
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 4 T powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp almond extract or emulsion
  • 1 generous cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 T plus 2 tsp granulated sugar divided
  • 1 T melted butter

Instructions
 

  • Carefully unroll dough into 1 big sheet and pinch perforations to seal if necessary.
  • Divide dough in half according to the size of your baking dish, rectangular or square.
  • Line dish with a piece of parchment and place 1/2 of dough into bottom.
  • Bake at 350 for 10 minutes until starting to turn golden.
  • Mix cream cheese with powdered sugar and extracts until smooth.
  • Spread over baked crust in an even layer.
  • Top with blueberries and sprinkle with 1 T granulated sugar.
  • Top berries with remaining crust and pour butter over top. Sprinkle remaining sugar over butter.
Keyword blueberry cheesecake danish, blueberry danish, brunch dish

Enjoy!

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14 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, Blueberry Cheesecake Danish”
  1. My cup of tea is waiting for one of these!

  2. Jenna, I am having my coffee and how wonderful these would taste! I love all your recipe goodness! Happy Tuesday!

  3. Rhonda says:

    Your desserts are always so tempting! But this may be my fav! I so want to try this one soon! 🙂 ~Rhonda

  4. Leslie Anne Tarabella says:

    This looks as good as or better than a bakery! (And I’d vote for the dessert category, although I’d eat it for breakfast!)

  5. Jeanne says:

    Now that looks easy to make and delicious to enjoy…thanks for sharing. 🙂

  6. Ellen Shook says:

    Breakfast, definitely! Everyone knows blueberries are the cure for what ails you, so why not start your day with something tasty! I was reading this wondering if puff pastry would work. What do you think?

  7. None of that skinny strip stuff for me-I’ll have a square please:@)

  8. Linda says:

    Jenna, your pastry looks so good! I love puff pastry and we can use it so many ways. This looks so decadent. I would love a piece with a cup of coffee.

  9. This looks wonderful. It would be great for dessert but could also be a delicious brunch treat!

  10. Kitty says:

    Oh my yumminess, Jenna! I’ve made a version without berries, that has sugar and cinnamon sprinkled on top, and one with cherry pie filling, but this version using fresh berries, sounds wonderful! I can’t wait to try it!

  11. Mary says:

    Looks oh so easy and yummy too Jenna! I’d like a generous dollop of lemon curd on mine please 🙂

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