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30-Minute Cinnamon Roll Cherry Danish Treats

Easy, 30-minute (including bake time!), 5-ingredient cinnamon roll cherry danishes. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cherry danish
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 16 danishes
Author Chelsea, inspired and adapted from Hugs & Cookies XOXO


  • 2 packages (12.4 ounces EACH) packaged cinnamon rolls
  • 1 package (8 ounces) full-fat cream cheese softened
  • 2/3 cup white sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 can (21 ounces) Lucky Leaf Cherry Fruit Filling and Topping


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. (Or follow cinnamon roll package directions).
  • Unroll the cinnamon rolls and place them an inch apart on a large baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silpat liner.
  • Using the back of a tablespoon measuring spoon, press an indent into the center of each cinnamon roll.
  • In a small bowl, beat together the cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until smooth.
  • Add a dollup of this mixture to each of the cinnamon rolls.
  • Then top each roll with a heaping tablespoon of the cherry pie filling.
  • Bake according to package instructions with the cinnamon rolls (9-12 minutes).
  • Remove and allow to slightly cool for about 1 minute.
  • Drizzle the icing included in the cinnamon roll package evenly over all of the cinnamon rolls.
  • Enjoy immediately.



Recipe inspired by Hugs & Cookies XOXO