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a slice of blackberry cheese danish ready to eat on a sheet pan

Blackberry Cheese Danish

  • Author: Debi ~ QuicheMyGrits
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Blackberry Cheese Danish will make you want to wake up in the morning and start brewing the coffee! 




  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 4 oz. neufchâtel cream cheese
  • 1 Tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon curd
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh thyme


  • 1 cup blueberry jam (any berry jam will do)
  • 2 cups fresh blackberries
  • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch


  • 4 Tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. half & half


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Roll puff pastry sheet out on sheet pan.
  3. Roll edges up all the way around pastry.
  4. Mix cream cheese with powdered sugar, lemon curd and thyme in a small bowl. 
  5. Spread a thin layer of cream cheese onto puff pastry sheet.
  6. Mix jam, blackberries and cornstarch together in a small bowl.
  7. Drop blackberry mixture by spoonfuls on cream cheese layer.
  8. Spread the mixture evenly over pastry with a spoon.
  9. Bake at 425 degrees for 20 minutes until puff pastry is golden brown.
  10. Allow pastry to cool for 30 minutes.
  11. Mix powdered sugar and half & half together until smooth.
  12. Drizzle over entire pastry, then cut into rectangles and serve.
  13. Sprinkle pastry with extra fresh thyme if desired.


Blackberry Cheese Danish is great for breakfast, brunch or dessert!

  • Category: Brunch, Breakfast, Dessert
  • Method: Sheet Pan
  • Cuisine: American

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