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Sweetheart Cherry Cheese Danish

"Sweetened cream cheese and cherry pie filling are layered between sheets of crescent dough, then baked in this easy and delicious dessert."
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45 m servings 366 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Unroll 1 package of crescent sheets and fit into bottom of an ungreased 9 by 13 inch baking dish.
  2. In a bowl, combine cream cheese, 1 cup of the sugar and vanilla. Spread mixture over dough in baking dish. Spread LUCKY LEAF Cherry Pie Filling over cream cheese mixture.
  3. Unroll remaining crescent sheets and lay dough over pie filling.
  4. Mix 1 tablespoon sugar, 1/2 cup almonds and 1 tablespoon butter. Sprinkle mixture over top of dough.
  5. Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 366 calories; 17.5 g fat; 46.5 g carbohydrates; 4.9 g protein; 23 mg cholesterol; 385 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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  1. 12 Ratings

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Great without the almonds!

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I did not like this, it was over the top sweet and too crumbly.

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Great without the almonds!

I did not like this, it was over the top sweet and too crumbly.

I love this recipe! It's so simple to put together and tastes wonderful! I do think that one cup of sugar is too much, and only use a half cup. I also leave out the almond topping.

I made this with blueberry pie filling. It was wonderful. One of the best desserts I have ever eaten and so simple to make.

This recipe is outstanding...... for those who love cheesecake and cherries [ you can use other fruit as well ] this is straight up fabulous!

I loved this easy, tasty dessert. The combo of the butter, sugar and almonds on top made a very nice topping. I'd make this again for sure!

This is a little difficult to get just right. It's really easy to end up with doughy parts to the desert. The filling can be swapped out for any fruit choice. My favorite so far has been mixed...

My father-in-law loved this. I thought it was good, not great.