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Jammin' Cheese Danish

sweetened cream cheese and jam fill a baked crescent roll bowl and topped with almonds
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 10 pastries


  • 1 can 8 count crescent roll dough or 1 crescent sheet
  • 4 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 3 Tbsp white sugar
  • 1 Tbsp almond emulsion, or almond extract
  • 3/4 cup berry jam or jelly
  • sliced almonds for garnish
  • powdered sugar for garnish


  • Remove dough from can but do not unroll it
  • Slice dough evenly into 10 slices
  • Line a baking sheet with parchment and place dough on paper, using your fingers to shape each round into a bowl shape
  • Mix cream cheese with sugar and almond emulsion
  • Put an equal amount of cream cheese mixture in the bottom of each dough bowl on pan
  • Top cream cheese with a heaping Tablespoon of jelly or jam
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes until dough is cooked and golden
  • Let cool and garnish with powdered sugar and almonds
Keyword almonds, breakfast, brunch, cream cheese, crescent rolls, jam