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Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish

Good morning everyone! Today, I wanted to share a special breakfast treat with you all – the Breakfast Cheese Danish. This is one of my favorite breakfast items and I love making it on weekends when I have some extra time.

So, let me set the scene for you. It’s a beautiful Saturday morning and I’m feeling lazy. I don’t want to go out for breakfast, but I still want something delicious to start my day. That’s when I remembered my grandma’s recipe for Breakfast Cheese Danish.

I got out of bed and headed to the kitchen to gather all the ingredients. I started by mixing cream cheese, sugar, and eggs together in a bowl until they were creamy and smooth. Then, I took out the puff pastry from the fridge and rolled it out on a floured surface. I cut the pastry into squares and placed them on a baking sheet.

Next, I brushed the squares with a mixture of eggs and water to give them a glossy finish. I spread the creamy mixture over each square, making sure to leave some room for the fruit filling.

Now, here’s the fun part – choosing the fruit filling. I had a variety of options – cherry, apple, blueberry, and blackberry. I decided to go with a mixture of cherry and blueberry, but feel free to get creative and use your favorite fruit.

I spooned the fruit filling over the cream cheese mixture, making sure to cover each square evenly. Finally, I sprinkled some ground cinnamon over the squares for a touch of extra flavor.

I popped the baking sheet into the oven and let the Breakfast Cheese Danishes bake for about 15 to 18 minutes. The smell of the warm, flaky pastries filled the kitchen and I couldn’t wait to try them.

When they were done, I removed the pan from the oven and let the Danishes cool on a wire rack. And the moment of truth… I took a bite and was blown away by the combination of the creamy, sweet filling and the flaky, buttery pastry. It was the perfect balance of flavors and textures.

I savored every bite and washed it down with a hot cup of coffee. It was the perfect start to my lazy Saturday morning and I felt so grateful for this delicious treat.

In conclusion, I hope you all give the Breakfast Cheese Danish a try. It’s a simple and delicious breakfast option that is sure to impress your family and friends. And if you do, let me know in the comments how it turned out for you.

Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish

The Breakfast Cheese Danish is a delicious and easy-to-make pastry that combines creamy cream cheese and fruit filling in a flaky puff pastry. The perfect balance of flavors and textures, it's a perfect breakfast treat.
Prep Time30 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time45 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 18 pastries


  • 8 oz cream cheese Philadelphia is a recommended brand
  • 2 large eggs separated
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 2 sheets of puff pastry thawed in the refrigerator
  • 1.5 to 2 cups of fruit pie filling options: cherry, apple, blueberry, blackberry
  • 4 to 6 thin slices of fresh pear optional
  • Ground cinnamon to taste optional


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F (204°C) and line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • In a medium bowl, mix the cream cheese and one egg with an electric mixer until creamy. Add the sugar and vanilla and mix well.
  • On a piece of parchment paper, roll out one puff pastry sheet into a 10.5-inch square and cut it into nine 3.5-inch squares.
  • Transfer the squares to a baking sheet, making sure to prick the center of each square several times with a fork, leaving about ½ inch of edges untouched.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the second egg and 1 tablespoon of water. Brush the mixture over each square using a pastry brush.
  • Spread 1 tablespoon of the cream cheese mixture on each square.
  • Top each square with fruit pie filling or sliced pear and sprinkle cinnamon over the squares with sliced fruit.
  • Bake for 15 to 18 minutes or until golden. Remove from the oven and let cool on wire racks.
  • Repeat steps 1 to 7 with the remaining puff pastry.

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