I always encourage my readers to get creative with the recipes I share and this one is no different. If you prefer apples, blueberries or any other fruit, feel free to use it in place of the cherries called for in this recipe.
Cherry Danish Recipe
• 1 Stick of margarine, cut into pieces
• 1 Cup of flour
• 4-6 tablespoons of cold water
• 2 teaspoons of salt
• Cinnamon sugar*
• 1 can of cherry pie filling
• 1 cup powdered sugar
• 2 tbsp. of milk or water (more if icing is too thick)
Line a cookie sheet with no-stick foil.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Combine all ingredients for dough together in a large bowl. Form into a ball.
Roll out dough between 2 sheets of floured wax paper into a circle.
Sprinkle dough with cinnamon sugar.
Cut dough into 4 equal parts.
Roll each part into a roll.
Twist each roll into a swirl and press together with fingers. Then, create a small dip into the top of each roll to hold the fruit.
Add cherry pie filling onto each roll.
Bake for 25-30 minutes.
Top with icing.
*You can easily make your own cinnamon sugar by taking ½ cup of white sugar and mixing it with 5 teaspoons of ground cinnamon.
You can also buy a small bottle in the spice section at your local grocery store or at Savory Spice Shop.
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