Homemade Cheese Danish

When the Test Kitchen made this, everyone in the office went nuts over it. We were all blown away at how creamy and to-die-for this Danish is. The best part is how easy it is to make. So don't wait another second to try our Homemade Cheese Danish...it's that good!

Serves: 15
Cooking Time: 20 min
What You'll Need:

1/3 cup chopped walnuts

1 cup sugar, divided
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 (8-ounce) cans refrigerated crescent rolls
12 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons butter, melted

What To Do:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small bowl, combine walnuts, 1/4 cup sugar, and cinnamon; set aside. Unroll 1 can of crescent dough and press into bottom of 9- x 13-inch baking dish, pressing seams together.

2. In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, remaining sugar, and vanilla; mix well.

3. Carefully spread cream cheese mixture over dough. Unroll remaining can of dough and place over cream cheese mixture. Pour butter evenly over dough and sprinkle with nut mixture.

4. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Let cool before cutting.