Nutella Cream Cheese Danishes

Nutella Cream Cheese Danishes
Staff Writer

Thoughtfully Simple

These danishes are a great way to mix up your morning routine. Ultra creamy from the Nutella and cream cheese, the premade pastry dough gets an extra boost of flavor from melted butter and a cinnamon-sugar dusting. 


Heat the oven to 400 degrees. Spray a baking sheet with the cooking spray.

Stir the cinnamon and 4 tablespoons of the granulated sugar in a small bowl. In another small bowl, stir together the cream cheese and remaining sugar.

Unfold 1 pastry sheet onto a lightly floured work surface. Brush the pastry sheet with half the butter. Sprinkle with half the cinnamon-sugar mixture. With the short side facing you, cut the pastry sheet lengthwise into 6 strips. Repeat with the remaining pastry sheet, making 12 strips in all.

Twist 1 pastry strip then coil into a spiral. Place the pastry onto the baking sheet. Brush the end of the spiral with the remaining butter and tuck tightly under the bottom of the pastry. Repeat with the remaining pastry strips. Place 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture and 1 teaspoon Nutella in the center of each pastry.

Bake for 20 minutes or until the pastries are golden brown. Let the pastries cool on the baking sheet on a wire rack for 5 minutes.


Calories per serving:

233 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegetarian, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Soy Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, Kosher

Daily value:



  • Fat 13g 20%
  • Carbs 27g 9%
  • Saturated 6g 29%
  • Fiber 1g 4%
  • Trans 0g
  • Sugars 16g
  • Monounsaturated 5g
  • Polyunsaturated 1g
  • Protein 2g 5%
  • Cholesterol 10mg 3%
  • Sodium 72mg 3%
  • Calcium 22mg 2%
  • Magnesium 8mg 2%
  • Potassium 50mg 1%
  • Iron 1mg 5%
  • Zinc 0mg 1%
  • Phosphorus 29mg 4%
  • Vitamin A 34µg 4%
  • Vitamin C 0mg 0%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 6%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 5%
  • Niacin (B3) 1mg 5%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 1%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 19µg 5%
  • Vitamin B12 0µg 1%
  • Vitamin D 0µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 1mg 3%
  • Vitamin K 4µg 5%
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