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Sweetheart Cherry Cheese Danish

Perfect for a special brunch, these danish look great and are so easy. Made with Musselman’s Cherry Pie Filling.

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  • 2 8-ounce tubs refrigerated crescent dough sheets
  • 1 8-ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 21-ounce can MUSSELMAN’S® Cherry Pie Filling
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • ½ cup sliced almonds
  • 1 Tablespoon butter, melted


  1. Step 1
    Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Step 2
    Unroll 1 package of crescent dough and fit into the bottom of an ungreased 9x13-inch baking dish. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

  3. Step 3
    In a bowl, mix cream cheese and 1 cup of sugar and vanilla. Spread mixture over hot dough in baking dish.

  4. Step 4
    Spread a layer of cherry pie filling over the cream cheese mixture. Unroll remaining crescent dough and lay on top of the pie filling.

  5. Step 5
    Mix together 1 Tablespoon sugar, almonds, and melted butter. Sprinkle over the top of the dough.

  6. Step 6
    Bake 30 minutes or until golden brown.

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