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Red White & Blueberry Cheese Danish Ring

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Brunch
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

Danish Ring

  • 1 can crescent roll sheet or rolls
  • 4 oz. cream cheese spread or softened cream cheese
  • 2 T white sugar optional
  • 1/2 cup raspberry or strawberry jam {or 1 cup fresh strawberries sliced or raspberries}
  • 1 – 1 1/2 cups blueberries washed and cleaned
  • sprinkles optional

Sugar Glaze

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-4 T milk

Instructions
 

Danish Ring

  • Unroll dough sheet onto parchment paper, and pinch perforations to seal dough if using crescent roll dough.
  • Spread cream cheese evenly over dough to desired thickness.
  • Sprinkle sugar over cream cheese.
  • Top with a layer of jam or red berries.  Add blueberries.
  • From long edge of dough, carefully roll into a log, as tightly as possible, pushing berries in as you go.
  • Form dough log into ring and pinch edges together tightly.
  • Cut slits about 1 inch apart around the top of ring.  Brush with beaten egg for a glossy finish if  desired.
  • Transfer parchment to a baking sheet.
  • Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes or until dough has cooked through and turned golden.
  • Garnish with sprinkles and drizzle/pour sugar glaze over baked ring.

Sugar Glaze

  • Add milk to sugar 1 T at a time, combining well until smooth, adding more milk to reach desired glaze consistency
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