Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Pastries

With fall in the air and football on the TV, nothing makes a Sunday morning better than the smell of cinnamon and apples baking in the oven!

This weekend I whipped up a batch of these danishes  to make that dream a reality 😉

Cinnamon Apple Danish Recipe

Cream cheese and fall spices give this danish recipe a rich, creamy center, while cinnamon apples give them a great crunch on top!

Cinnamon Apple Danish Recipe

With only 10 minutes of prep time and 12 minutes in the oven, this danish recipe is so easy to whip up for breakfast during the week, brunches on the weekend or to take as a dessert to holiday parties!

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish Ingredients

Ingredients

  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon (divided)
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ⅛ tsp ground cloves
  • ⅛ tsp allspice
  • 1 can crescent rolls
  • 1 cup diced apples

Preheat the oven to 375° F.

In a small bowl whip together the cream cheese, brown sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice.

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

Roll the crescent dough out and press the perforations together, then slice the dough into 8 squares.

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

Top each square with a spoonful of the cinnamon cream cheese mixture.

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

Toss the apples with the additional teaspoon of cinnamon.

Divide the apples between the pastries.

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

Fold the corners of each square into the middle of the pastry and place on a baking stone.

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

Place in the oven and bake for 12-14 minutes, or until golden brown.

Cinnamon Apple Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

This recipe is definitely going on my Thanksgiving breakfast menu!

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish Recipe

♣ Vegetarian Option: This recipe is vegetarian.

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 12 minutes

Yield: 8 danishes

Apple Cinnamon Cream Cheese Danish

Ingredients

  • ½ cup cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon (divided)
  • ½ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ? tsp ground cloves
  • ? tsp allspice
  • 1 can crescent rolls
  • 1 cup diced apples

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375° F.
  2. In a small bowl whip together the cream cheese, brown sugar, 1 tsp cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and allspice.
  3. Roll the crescent dough out and press the perforations together, then slice the dough into 8 squares.
  4. Top each square with a spoonful of the cinnamon cream cheese mixture.
  5. Toss the apples with the additional teaspoon of cinnamon.
  6. Divide the apples between the pastries.
  7. Fold the corners of each square into the middle of the pastry and place on a baking stone.
  8. Place in the oven and bake for 12-14 minutes, or until golden brown.
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