Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish

Indulge in the delightful flavors of this Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish. A buttery and flaky pastry filled with a sweet and creamy cheese mixture, this recipe is perfect for a leisurely weekend breakfast or brunch.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish is a simple yet impressive dish that will surely impress your family and friends. The combination of buttery crescent rolls and creamy cheese filling creates a delectable treat that is perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a brunch or simply want to enjoy a delicious breakfast at home, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings.


  • 2 cans ready to use refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg white
  • Glaze:
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and grease a 13×9-inch baking pan.
  2. Lay a pack of crescent rolls in the pan and pinch the openings together.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract, and egg until smooth.
  4. Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the crescent rolls in the pan.
  5. Lay the second pack of crescent rolls on top of the cheese mixture and brush with egg white.
  6. Bake for 35-45 minutes or until the top is golden brown.
  7. Allow the danish to cool for 20 minutes before drizzling with the glaze.
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 35-45 minutes
  • Total Time: 50-60 minutes
  • Servings: 12
  • Calories: 280 per serving


Store any leftover Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. To reheat, simply place individual portions in the microwave for a few seconds until warm.

Recipe Tips:

For a variation, you can add a layer of fruit preserves or fresh berries on top of the cream cheese mixture before adding the second layer of crescent rolls. This will add a fruity and tangy flavor to the danish. Enjoy this delicious treat with a cup of hot coffee or tea for a delightful breakfast experience.

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