Homemade Cream Cheese Danish on a blue plate with strawberries.

Easy Cream Cheese Danish Pastry

Homemade Cream Cheese Danish Recipe - take a shortcut and use store-bought puff pastry! Stuffed with sweet cream cheese and tangy berries, these are over-the-top delicious!
Course Breakfast and Brunch
Cuisine American
Keyword Sweet
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 340kcal
Author Souper Chef Deb


  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 1 pint raspberries cleaned
  • 3 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 lemon juiced
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tsp raw sugar optional


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Rinse the berries, drain well and set aside.
  • Add the cream cheese, lemon, sugar and vanilla to a mixer. Beat until smooth and creamy.
  • Unfold the puff pastry sheet and slice into six equal squares.
  • Add a spoonful of the cream cheese mixture to the center of each square. Top with 3-4 berries.
  • Fold the square over and seal well with a fork.
  • Brush with an egg sprinkle with raw sugar for a little extra sweetness!
  • Place on baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes until puffy and golden.


Calories: 340kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 42mg | Sodium: 158mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 25.4mg | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1.8mg