I have been on a blueberry kick lately and cannot get enough of these delicious little gems bursting with amazing flavor. And, this blueberry cream cheese pastry is my newest recipe which is absolutely delish.
The cream cheese mixture, mixed with the blueberry filling, tastes so delicious and just makes this blueberry danish so yummy, addicting and a family favorite.
Making this blueberry pastry is really pretty simple and doesn’t take much time at all. Just lay out the crescent triangles on a baking sheet and form a shape that resembles the sun. Cook the blueberry filling, mix up the cream cheese mixture and add both to the crescent ring. Fold the small tip of the crescent over the filling and tuck under to secure, then bake. That’s it, pretty easy for an incredibly delicious blueberry dessert that is to die for.
Cream Cheese Danish With Blueberries
With summer right around the corner, this is a delicious dessert to make using fresh blueberries. We’ve made it with blackberries, raspberries and pineapple too and all of them tasted scrumptious. Those recipes will be posted at a later time and I know you are going to enjoy those as well as this blueberry cream cheese pastry.
Blueberry Cream Cheese Danish Made With Crescent Rolls
Not only is this blueberry pastry delicious, the crispness of the crescent and the cream cheese filling just makes this a dessert recipe that is requested over and over. Oh, and the glaze drizzled over the top just finishes this off. Super scrumptious!
A perfect dessert for breakfast or brunch, this is one recipe that will vanish probably as soon as it hits the table. It’s that good! My youngest daughter, Halie, is not a lover of sweets. I mean she likes them but would rather eat savory meals. She absolutely loves these blueberry cream cheese pastries. So give it a try today. You will be so happy you did.
Try This Blueberry Cream Cheese Pastry Ring Today
- 2 containers Pillsbury™ refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
- 2 cups fresh blueberries
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 7 Tbsp water, divided
- 3 Tbsp corn starch
- 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 Tbsp milk
Preheat oven to 375°
In a small saucepan over low heat, add blueberries, sugar, 3 tablespoons water, lemon juice together. Stir and cook for until blueberries have burst, approximately 3-4 minutes.
In a small mixing bowl, mix remaining water and corn starch until combined then add to blueberry mixture.
Continue stirring until blueberry mixture has thicken. Set aside to cool.
In a medium mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
Add sugar, egg yolk, vanilla, lemon juice and beat for an additional 2 minutes.
Unroll crescent rolls and separate into precut triangles.
Place triangles on an ungreased baking sheet so that the wider end of the crescent is in the center forming the circle with about a 5 inch opening in the center and the smaller tip of the crescent is on the outside.
*When forming the circle, the wider ends of the crescents will overlap each other.
Spread cream cheese mixture over the wide part of the crescents.
Spoon blueberry filling on top of cream cheese mixture.
Fold the small tip of the crescent over and tuck under the wider part to secure forming the ring.
Bake for approximately 20 minutes. Remove from oven, let cool for a few minutes.
Using a one cup measuring cup, pour powdered sugar and milk together and stir until combined (might need more milk/sugar as desired).
Drizzle glaze over pastry ring, once cooled, and cut into desired portions. Enjoy!
Recipe adapted from my Raspberry Cream Cheese Bites
Here are a couple of pics that are the perfect size for pinning to Pinterest.
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