Raspberry Cream Cheese Danish - making your own is a lot easier than you think. And so delicious!
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4.7 from 13 votes

Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danish

These easy Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danishes are so flaky and good, your friends and family are going to think you picked them up from an upscale bakery. They are THAT good!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time17 mins
Cooling Time15 mins
Total Time42 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Raspberry Almond Cream Cheese Danish
Servings: 12 pastries
Calories: 394kcal
Author: Brittany


  • 2 sheets Puff Pastry thawed
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/3 c raspberry jam


  • 1 c powdered sugar
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/4 c toasted almonds for ganish


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Unfold and lay out thawed Puff Pastry sheets on lightly floured baking sheets.
  • Cut each sheet into six equal parts by cutting into thirds, then in half; set aside.
  • In a mixing bowl fitted with a paddle attachment, mix cream cheese, sugar, egg yolk, and vanilla & almond extracts. Mix until smooth.
  • Spread one heaping tablespoon of cream cheese filling on each puff pastry piece.
  • Spread one heaping teaspoon of jam on top of cream cheese on each puff pastry piece.
  • Bake for 15-17 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Meanwhile, make glaze by whisking powdered sugar, milk and almond extract until smooth.
  • Remove baked danishes from oven and allow to cool for 10-15 minutes.
  • Lightly glaze each danish and sprinkle toasted, sliced almonds on each.
  • Serve & enjoy!


Calories: 394kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 167mg | Potassium: 61mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 275IU | Vitamin C: 0.8mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 1.2mg