Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | “This is the BEST danish I have ever had!”  That’s what my husband said when he took his first bite of this delicious danish.  Starting with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly.  These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.  Your guests or family will think you made a quick run to the bakery…..but you didn’t….you made them yourself!

Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.

YES!  These are the best danish rolls YOU will ever have!  I am so happy my mom gave me her Pillsbury Best of the Bake-Off Cookbook from 1996 because it is filled with awesome recipes that I can’t wait to try.    The winner for this recipe was: Barbara S. Gibson, she won the Grand Prize in 1975.  Thanks Barbara for sharing your awesomeness with us!

Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.

Press together two crescent rolls; spread on the cheesecake filling.

Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.

Roll into a snake shape.

Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.

Form into a spiral.

Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.

Make an indention in the center.

Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.

Fill with jelly.

Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls. Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls. Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.

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Cheese Danish Rolls

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 8 Large Rolls

Serving Size: 1 Roll

Cheese Danish Rolls

Ingredients

    For the Rolls:
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 (8 ounce) cans crescent rolls
  • 8 teaspoons preserves or jam
  • For the Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 teaspoons milk

Instructions

    For the Rolls:
  1. Preheat oven to 350°.
  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Combine cream cheese, sugar and vanilla; beat until smooth.
  4. Separate dough into 8 triangles; firmly press perforations to seal.
  5. Spread each rectangle with about 2 tablespoons cream cheese mixture.
  6. Starting at longer side, roll up each rectangle, firmly pinching edges and ends to seal.
  7. Place roll on prepared cookie sheet; coil roll into a spiral with seam on the inside, tucking end under.
  8. Repeat for remaining rolls.
  9. Make a deep indention in center of each roll; fill with 1 teaspoon of preserves.
  10. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until deep golden brown.
  11. For the Glaze:
  12. In a small bowl add the sugar, vanilla and milk.
  13. Whisk until smooth; drizzle over warm rolls.
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Cheese Filled Danish Rolls | Start with store bought crescent rolls, with cheesecake filling and a dollop of jelly. These giant rolls are everything you love about danish rolls.

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  1. I’m just wondering, you mentioned lemon juice to be mix with cheese cream and sugar. But your ingredients doesn’t mention anything about lemon juice, it say vanilla.

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