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1. Cream Cheese Danish Bites

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Servings: 16 bites

Recipe by BuzzFeed Tasty

INGREDIENTS

For the Danishes:

1 can of crescent roll

4 oz cream cheese, room temperature

1 Tbsp. granulated sugar

2 Tbsp. lemon juice

1 tsp lemon zest

1/2 tsp vanilla

Melted butter, for brushing

For the icing:

2 Tbsp. powdered sugar

2 tsp milk

INSTRUCTIONS

For the Danishes:

Preheat the oven to 350℉/177℃.

In a large bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, lemon zest, lemon juice and vanilla.

Unroll the crescent rolls and separate into 4 rectangles of dough. Pinch closed the diagonal cut to form one solid piece of dough. Cut each rectangle of dough into 4 pieces, then stretch each piece into 1x8-inch strips. Sprinkle lightly with sugar. Gently lift and twist dough into a loose spiral rope. Twist the dough into a coil. Place the coils on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, spacing each one about 2 inches apart. Press the centers with a finger to make a well for the filling. Stretch sides a bit if necessary. Add a teaspoon of filling to each roll. Lightly brush with melted butter.

Bake for 15 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Allow danish to cool for 10–15 minutes before icing.

For the icing:

In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and milk. Use a spoon to drizzle icing over the tops of the Danish and enjoy!