Very, very easy and they turned out so cute! (Cute? Is food supposed to be cute? Well, these are!) I think next time I will put the crescent dough in the freezer for a few minutes after unwrapping it, to firm it up and make it a bit easier to slice, especially on a warm day. I also know now to use an electric mixer for the cream cheese blend; doing it by hand wasn't enough to really whip it up and smooth out the sugar grains (though it still tasted great!). Also be sure to make pretty good size indentions; I had a few that were too shallow and the filling slipped off when the dough rose during baking. (Oh rats, had to just eat those myself when they came out! ;o) I did have filling left over, much to my daughters' delight, so you might even be able to spread the filling out across 2-1/2 or 3 cans of dough. These were great in spite of me, lol, and are definitely going in my list of quick and tasty treats for brunch, coffee hour, overnight guests, holiday trays, or just 'cause. Can't wait to try them with fruit filling!
Made these for our annual Worship/Breakfast in the Park where we serve a simple Continental breakfast after worship. Wanted something easy to make and easy for people to pick up and enjoy. They were so easy to make, and I made lots of variations ... peach, black raspberry, apple and cheese. The only thing I learned along the way, and modified, was the 1/4 inch slice. My first couple of batches resembled cookies more than a danish. A little heftier slice produced a nice, raised danish. Super easy ... very good!
Great taste and flavor. Tasted like cheesecake filling! I do have a few suggestions, to make a larger danish (like New York style) break the roll of dough in half lengthwise and unroll half of the dough and wrap it around the other half. Also make a deep indentation because it will puff up. Add lots of filling because the recipe makes a lot and its SO tasty, I found myself dipping my finger into it while cooking! They freeze well too! What more can you ask for???
I just tried this recipe and the cream cheese filling was amazing! I've always hated crescent rolls so I pulled the dough recipe from another source and just used the cream cheese part from this one. I tried a couple of other cream cheese filling recipes before and this is definitely the best one!
My family loved these!! What a fantastic, easy breakfast!! I love that they are so small. I am able to get some eggs and bacon on the plate with these and I feel like I'm giving my kids a nice well rounded breakfast, and they think that they are getting a treat. Gotta love that!
I bought the new crescent rounds, and they worked out perfectly! I did some with the cream cheese filling, and some with just apple pie filling and both were delicious. Next time I'll try some other fillings, but so far the cream cheese is our favorite.
Thank you so much for sharing!! : )
These were great!!! So easy to make since the base was crescent rolls. I used the thread trick to cut the dough without smooshing it. It worked like a charm & I didn't have to freeze it first! My boys and I loved them. Next time I want to try putting a little jam on top before baking too.
What a gem! I put the dough in the freeze for almost 30 minutes before opening the can. It was very firm, but easy to slice with a serrated knife. After slicing, I pressed between my palms to make them flatter and larger. Used elec mixer for filling, was very thick and creamy. I didn't have lemon juice so use 1/2 tsp lemon extract. Loved them!! Will try with cherry pie filling next.
These were a great addition to our Easter Sunday brunch yesterday! I agree with the previous reviewer that you could get another cans' worth of these little tasty treats with the amount of filling the recipe makes. I did make a batch with some canned apple pie filling that I pureed first to get the apple chunks smaller and they were absolutely delicious! Also, freezing the dough for about a 1/2 hour made cutting it much more easy. This is a define "keeper" recipe for a brunch or as a dessert for kids. We throw quite a few parties over the summer and I'm always looking for some type of small dessert that everyone will like. Thanks again for a great, easy, tasty, and I agree "cute" recipe!
Yummy! Super Easy, and tasted so similar to a danish! The filling was spot on! Thanks for the recipe idea!