Appetizers & Side Dishes

Orange Cheese Danish Pastry

Prep Time: 15 min  |  Cook Time: 25 min  |  Servings: 10  |  Calories: 137
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Orange Cheese Danish Pastry
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
25 min

  • 1 cup (8 oz.) Sargento® Part-Skim Ricotta Cheese
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 Tbsp. butter, softened
  • 1 Tbsp. all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. grated orange rind
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 sheet (1/2 lb.) frozen puff pastry dough, thawed
  • 1/2 cup confectioners sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped walnuts or sliced almonds
  1. Combine cheese, sugar, egg, butter, flour, orange rind and vanilla in large bowl. Beat with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended.
  2. Unfold pastry into rectangle; place on baking sheet. Make 2-inch-deep cuts at 1-inch intervals on long sides of pastry. Spread cheese mixture down center 3 inches of pastry. Crisscross strips over filling, alternating sides and bringing strips all the way across filling.
  3. Bake in preheated 400°F oven 25 minutes or until bottom is golden brown.
  4. Cool on wire rack. Mix confectioners sugar and orange juice in small bowl until smooth. Drizzle mixture over pastry; sprinkle with walnuts.

Serving Size 10

Calories 137

*Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Amount/Serving %DV*
Total Fat 6.70g 10%
Sat. Fat 3.20g 16%
Mono Unsat. Fat 1.30g
Poly Unsat. Fat 0.40g
Cholesterol 34mg 11%
Sodium 81mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 4g
Vitamin A 28RE
Vitamin C 1mg 2%
Calcium 52mg 5%
Iron 0mg 0%