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Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Coffee Braid #BlueberryWeek

Easy to  make coffee braid made from  crescent  rolls, cheesecake filling and blueberries for a magnificent  breakfast without  much effort.
Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Coffee Braid

Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Coffee Braid

By Sue Lau | Palatable Pastime

My recipe of the day  is for a blueberry cheesecake crescent coffee braid, which I am  posting as a part of Blueberry Week with other bloggers I know.

This blueberry  cheesecake crescent coffee braid is a variation of the popular one by Pillsbury (or whoever developed it) that uses plain  cream  cheese.  I’ve upped it a notch by  using packaged cheesecake  in the tub, which I keep  around  for evil midnight  raids of the fridge with spoon in hand.

Some people have a peanut butter fetish.  For  me, it’s cheesecake,  and for  good reason! At least I think.

Blueberry Paradise

And of course it simply must have blueberries, not just because it is blueberry week, but because they are delicious.

Who among us can  spot a pint of them fresh at the market and start instantly daydreaming  of the many  ways they can  be purposed into the best breakfast ever?

And with a little extra touch of blueberry  in the  icing, makes it fantastic. Easily the  most wonderful  “quick  danish”   ever. Which means this is going  to be on the menu often!

Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Coffee Braid

Welcome to Blueberry Week!

blueberry week

All week  long I will be sharing blueberry recipes along with other blogger friends of  mine. Enjoy!

Breakfast

Drinks & Appetizers

Dinner

Dessert

 

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Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Coffee Braid

Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Coffee Braid

Prep Time40 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Blueberry, coffee braid
Servings: 8
Author: Sue Lau

Ingredients

Pastry:

  • 1 (8 ounce) roll Pillsbury Crescent Dough Sheets
  • 1 cup Philadelphia ready to use cheesecake filling
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries

Blueberry Icing:

  • 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons blueberry preserves or jam
  • 1-2 tablespoons heavy cream

White Icing:

  • 1/4 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1-2 teaspoons milk
  • 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Unroll crescent dough; cut into 2 long rectangles.
  • Place dough onto a parchment paper lined cookie sheet and form into 13x7-inch rectangle.
  • Spread cheesecake filling down the center of the dough and top with blueberries.
  • Make cuts in the dough one inch apart up to the edge of the filling.
  • Fold strips over in an overlapping fashion.
  • Bake 18 to 22 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Let braid cool.
  • Mix up the icings separately and drizzle over the top.
  • Slice and serve.

Notes

From the kitchen of palatablepastime.com

Blueberry Cheesecake Crescent Coffee Braid

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