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    Easiest Cheese Danish

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    50 mins

    30 mins

    20 mins

    Boo Chef in West Texas's Note:

    Using Puff Pastry makes these easy and delicious!

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 8

    Yield:

    pies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Add cream cheese & sugar in the bowl of electric mixer
    2. 2
      Cream together on low until smooth.
    3. 3
      With the mixer still on low, add egg yolks, ricotta, vanilla, salt, and lemon zest and mix until just combined. DO NOT WHIP.
    4. 4
      Unfold 1 sheet of puff pastry on a lightly floured board &roll it slightly with a floured rolling pin until it's a 10 by 10-inch square.
    5. 5
      Cut the sheet into quarters with a sharp knife. Put 1 heaping tablespoon of cheese filling into the middle of each of the 4 squares.
    6. 6
      Brush the border of each pastry with egg wash and fold 2 opposite corners to the center, brushing and overlapping the corners of each pastry so they firmly stick together.
    7. 7
      Brush the top of the pastries with egg wash. Place the pastries on the prepared sheet pan.
    8. 8
      Repeat with remaining puff pastry and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
    9. 9
      Bake for about 20 minutes, turning pan once during baking, until puffed and brown. Serve warm.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 09, 2012

      55

      These didn't turn out the prettiest, but they are very tasty!! Made as written and they came out flake and golden. Made for Cookbook Tag.

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    • on June 27, 2009

      55

      Boy , this really beat going out for donuts this morning. Made no adjustments here, I at first thought there would be too much sugar, but I was proven wrong. Good taste, and made for a great breakfast. Made for PRMR tag

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    Nutritional Facts for Easiest Cheese Danish

    Serving Size: 1 (107 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 489.7
     
    Calories from Fat 312
    63%
    Total Fat 34.7 g
    53%
    Saturated Fat 12.1 g
    60%
    Cholesterol 79.2 mg
    26%
    Sodium 322.0 mg
    13%
    Total Carbohydrate 37.6 g
    12%
    Dietary Fiber 1.0 g
    4%
    Sugars 9.8 g
    39%
    Protein 7.2 g
    14%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    water

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