Glazed Cheese Danish Squares


These glazed Danish squares are super quick and easy, great for potlucks. Best kept in fridge and served cold.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 5 mins
12 squares


  • nonstick cooking spray

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 1 egg

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans refrigerated crescent roll dough

  • ½ cup powdered sugar

  • 1 tablespoon milk


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with cooking spray.

  2. Combine cream cheese, sugar, egg, and vanilla extract in a large bowl; beat with an electric mixer until smooth and creamy.

  3. Spread 1 can crescent roll dough onto the bottom of the prepared baking pan. Spread cream cheese mixture over top, and top with remaining can of crescent roll dough.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, about 30 minutes. Let cool to room temperature, at least 20 minutes.

  5. Meanwhile, mix together powdered sugar and milk to make a glaze. Pour glaze on top of cooled Danishes and cut into squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

369 Calories
21g Fat
38g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 369
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 10g 52%
Cholesterol 55mg 18%
Sodium 410mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Total Sugars 25g
Protein 6g
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 52mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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