Apple Pear Cream Cheese Drop Danish

Our Apple Pear Cream Cheese Drop Danish rolls are ready in only 20 minutes. Serve warm with a sprinkling of cinnamon.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 12


oz cream cheese, softened
tablespoon sugar
tablespoon milk
cups Original Bisquick™ mix
cup unsalted butter, softened
tablespoons sugar
cup milk
apple, peeled, thinly sliced
pear, peeled, thinly sliced
tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
tablespoons honey
Ground cinnamon, for sprinkling

  • 1 Heat oven to 450°F. Spray cookie sheet with cooking spray.
  • 2 In small bowl, stir cream cheese, 1 tablespoon sugar and 1 tablespoon milk until smooth; set aside. In large bowl, stir Bisquick mix, 1/4 cup softened butter and 2 tablespoons sugar until mixture looks like coarse crumbs. Stir in 2/3 cup milk until stiff dough forms.
  • 3 Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Make a shallow well in center of each with fingers and back of spoon. Fill each well with about 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture.
  • 4 Cut slices of apple and pear in half widthwise; fan 3 half-slices over top of each Danish (2 apple, 1 pear or vice-versa). Combine 1 tablespoon melted butter and the honey; lightly brush on fruit slices.
  • 5 Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle lightly with cinnamon; serve warm.

Expert Tips

Cover and refrigerate any remaining Danish.

Swap honey for maple syrup for a different flavor.