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Cherry Cream Cheese Danish Braid Recipe

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    6 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 sheet Frozen Puff Pastry, thawed
  • 8 ounces Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Heavy Cream
  • 20 Fresh Cherries, pitted and chopped
For the Icing:
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Heavy Cream

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat and set aside.
  2. Unfold puff pastry and roll out slightly. Make 9 slits evenly on each side of the puff pastry. On each end make a small slits on the creases at the top and bottom of the pastry.
  3. In medium size bowl add cream cheese, powdered sugar and heavy cream. Mix until smooth and creamy. Spread mixture in the center of the pastry.
  4. Spread cherries evenly on top of the cream cheese.
  5. Starting on one end of the pastry. Fold the end up then fold slits over alternating from right to left to the other end. Fold the opposite end up before finishing the side slits.
  6. Place on baking sheet and bake for 25-30 minutes or until golden brown.
  7. Remove from oven and allow to completely cool. Refrigerate for 2 hours.
  8. For the icing:
  9. Mix powdered sugar and heavy cream together. Drizzle over pastry.
  10. Cut and ENJOY!
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Source: Recipe adapted from Chef In Training