Apple Danish with Crescent Roll Dough


This super easy apple-cream cheese Danish recipe using crescent rolls and canned fried apples is perfect for breakfast, brunch, or even dessert.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
1 9x13-inch danish


  • cooking spray

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages refrigerated crescent roll dough, divided

  • 2 (8 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (20 ounce) can apple pie filling

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Spray a 9x13-inch baking pan with cooking spray. Mix brown sugar and cinnamon together; set aside.

  2. Unroll one can of crescent roll dough and pat together on the bottom of the prepared baking dish.

  3. Beat cream cheese, white sugar, and vanilla together until smooth. Spread over the dough. Layer the apple filling over the cream cheese layer. Top with second package of crescent roll dough, patting the seams together. Drizzle butter on top and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven until golden and bubbly, 40 to 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

461 Calories
29g Fat
46g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 461
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 15g 76%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 428mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 46g 17%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 20g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 44mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 82mg 2%

* 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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