Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish

Indulge in the delightful flavors of this Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish, a perfect treat to kickstart your day. This recipe combines the buttery goodness of crescent rolls with a rich, creamy cheese filling, topped off with a sweet glaze. Whether you’re serving it for breakfast, brunch, or as a sweet snack, this cheese danish is sure to please everyone at the table.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This Easy Breakfast Cheese Danish is a breeze to make, requiring just a handful of simple ingredients and minimal prep time. With its flaky layers of crescent rolls and luscious cream cheese filling, it offers a deliciously satisfying start to your morning. Plus, it’s versatile enough to customize with your favorite toppings or fillings, making it a versatile addition to any breakfast or brunch spread.


  • 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


  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 13×9-inch baking pan.
  2. Unroll one pack of crescent rolls and lay them in the greased baking pan, pressing the seams together to form a single layer.
  3. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, vanilla extract, and egg until smooth and creamy.
  4. Spread the cream cheese mixture evenly over the layer of crescent rolls in the baking pan.
  5. Unroll the second pack of crescent rolls and place them over the cream cheese mixture, pressing the seams together to seal.
  6. In a small bowl, whisk the egg white until frothy, then brush it over the top layer of crescent rolls.
  7. Bake the cheese danish in the preheated oven for 35-45 minutes, or until the top is golden brown and the filling is set.
  8. Allow the danish to cool for 20 minutes before drizzling with the glaze.


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla extract until smooth.
  2. Drizzle the glaze over the cooled cheese danish.
  3. Slice and serve.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 35-45 minutes | Total Time: 55-65 minutes | Servings: 12
Storage: Store any leftover cheese danish in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat slices in the microwave or oven before serving.
Recipe Tips: For added flavor, sprinkle chopped nuts or fruit over the cream cheese filling before adding the top layer of crescent rolls. You can also experiment with different extracts, such as almond or lemon, to customize the flavor of the glaze. Enjoy!

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