Cherry Danish Biscuit Cups

Frozen biscuit dough bakes into a flaky, tender crust for a creamy cherry filling.

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  • prep time 10 min
  • total time 40 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 2
 

Ingredients

2
oz cream cheese
1
teaspoon granulated sugar
1/8
teaspoon almond extract
1
tablespoon granulated sugar
2
Pillsbury™ Grands!™ frozen Southern Style Biscuits (from 25-oz bag)
2
teaspoons cherry preserves
2
tablespoons powdered sugar
1/2
teaspoon water

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  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray two 2 3/4x1 1/4-inch muffin cups with cooking spray. In small bowl, stir together cream cheese, 1 teaspoon granulated sugar and the almond extract. In shallow dish, place 1 tablespoon granulated sugar.
  • 2 Place biscuits on microwavable paper towel. Microwave on Medium (50%) 30 to 40 seconds, turning over halfway through microwave time. (Biscuits will be almost thawed.) Press each side of biscuits into granulated sugar, flattening biscuits. Press each biscuit into bottom and up side of muffin cup.
  • 3 Spoon cream cheese mixture evenly into biscuit cups. Top with preserves. Bake 17 to 25 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Gently remove from cups. In small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and water. Drizzle over biscuits. Serve warm or cool.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray two 2 3/4x1 1/4-inch muffin cups with cooking spray. In small bowl, stir together cream cheese, 1 teaspoon granulated sugar and the almond extract. In shallow dish, place 1 tablespoon granulated sugar.
  • 2 Place biscuits on microwavable paper towel. Microwave on Medium (50%) 30 to 40 seconds, turning over halfway through microwave time. (Biscuits will be almost thawed.) Press each side of biscuits into granulated sugar, flattening biscuits. Press each biscuit into bottom and up side of muffin cup.
  • 3 Spoon cream cheese mixture evenly into biscuit cups. Top with preserves. Bake 17 to 25 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 5 minutes. Gently remove from cups. In small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and water. Drizzle over biscuits. Serve warm or cool.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Use different flavors of preserves, such as strawberry, blueberry or peach, to make a variety of pastries.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
370
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
9g,
9%
Trans Fat
4 1/2g
4 1/2%
),
Cholesterol
30mg
30%;
Sodium
660mg
660%;
Total Carbohydrate
43g
43%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
21g
21%
),
Protein
6g
6%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1/2 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.