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Apricot-Ginger Cheese Danish

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Apricot-Ginger Cheese Danish
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
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Convenient Pillsbury™ Original Crescent Rounds make quick work of an impressive breakfast danish with double toppings -- spicy-apricot and cream cheese.
Updated Apr 21, 2021
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Bake-Off® Contest 44, 2010
Marla Clark
Moriarty, New Mexico

Ingredients

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 375°F. If using crescent rounds, remove from package, separate into 8 rounds. If using crescent rolls, remove from package, but do not unroll. Using serrated knife, cut roll into 8 rounds; carefully separate rounds. On ungreased large cookie sheet, place 2 rounds side by side; press joining edges together to form figure-eight shape. Press each round until 3 inches in diameter and about 1/4 inch thick. Press 1 1/2 inch indentation in center of each round. Repeat with remaining rounds to make 4 figure-eights, placing 3 inches apart on cookie sheet.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix preserves and ginger. In another small bowl, stir cream cheese, sugar, flour and vanilla until smooth.
  • 3
    Fill 1 indentation on each figure-eight with 1 tablespoon preserves mixture. Fill other indentation on each figure-eight with 1 rounded tablespoon cheese mixture.
  • 4
    In small bowl, beat egg and water with wire whisk or fork until well blended. Carefully brush edge of dough with egg mixture; sprinkle with almonds. Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Information

390 Calories, 21g Total Fat, 7g Protein, 42g Total Carbohydrate, 18g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Danish
Calories
390
Calories from Fat
190
Total Fat
21g
32%
Saturated Fat
7g
35%
Trans Fat
3g
Cholesterol
60mg
20%
Sodium
510mg
21%
Potassium
75mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate
42g
14%
Dietary Fiber
1g
4%
Sugars
18g
Protein
7g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%
4%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 4 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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