Chipotle Peach Cheese Danish Recipe

Chipotle Peach Cheese Danish for #Brunchweek #peach #cheesedanish

This Chipotle Peach Cheese Danish recipe is a wonderful combination of spicy and sweet. Just as a touch of chipotle chili brings a little heat, the sweet cream cheese filling  whisks it away.

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It never fails. The moment I decide to eat healthier, exercise and loose a few pounds- WHAM! Here comes an anniversary, a birthday or some holiday where rich foods and sweets abound.

Mother’s Day is one of those holidays. We usually have my parents over for brunch, and I always make some sort of sweet. This year I decided to try my hand at a cheese danish, they’re just one of my many food weaknesses!

Rather than make just a plain cheese danish, I thought I’d mix it up a bit by topping them with some Bonne Maman Peach Preserves. But, I didn’t stop there. Using my recipe for Spicy Peach Pork as inspiration, I added some chipotle to the peach preserves. Oh, so good!

Chipotle Peach Cheese Danish {i love} my disorganized life

Yep, I ate one {possibly two}. I am such a sucker when it comes to sweets with my morning coffee, how could I resist?

Chipotle Peach Cheese Danish
 
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This Chipotle Peach Cheese Danish recipe is a wonderful combination of spicy and sweet. Just as a touch of chipotle chili brings a little heat, the sweet cream cheese filling whisks it away.
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Recipe type: Breakfast
Serves: 8
Ingredients
Cheese Danish
  • 2 sheets puff pastry; thawed
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • ⅓ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs; separated
  • Flour for rolling
Chipotle Peach Preserves
  • ¼ C Bonne Maman Peach Preserves
  • 1 tsp chipotle pepper 'juice'
Instructions
Cheese Danish
  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together cream cheese and sugar using a spatula
  3. Add vanilla and 2 egg yolks, stirring until just combined.
  4. On a floured surface, unfold 1 sheet of puff pastry and slightly roll out with a floured rolling pin Repeat with second sheet
  5. Cut each pastry sheet into 4 equal squares and spoon a heaping tablespoon of cream cheese filling into the center of each square.
  6. Brush all 4 edges of each pastry square with an egg white wash (1 egg white beaten with 1 tablespoon of water). Fold in each corner until slightly touching the filling
  7. Transfer pastries to lined baking sheet
  8. Refrigerate for 15 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400 degrees
  9. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown
Chipotle Peach Preserves
  1. In a small bowl, mix Bonne Peach Preserves and chipotle together until well combined
  2. Top each pastry with 1 Tbsp chipotle peach preserves
Notes
You can find canned chipotle peppers in the Hispanic foods aisle at your local grocery store

 

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Comments

    • Rachel says

      It really is a nice flavor combo!

  1. says

    Oh, you’ve made the beloved cheese danish even better! Love the peachy kick in the centers!!!

  2. says

    Love the heat from the chipotle paired with sweet peaches and savory cheese, this is the perfect danish!

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