Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Hearts

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Who could resist these cute danish hearts? They’re perfect for a romantic breakfast in bed or even as a sweet treat for after dinner! Plus, they’re very easy to make – so there’s no excuse not to give them a try!

These adorable Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cream Cheese Danishes make a delightful Valentine’s Day dessert or snack. Whip these up in no time, and you can be sure to impress.

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Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Hearts Recipe:

Mini Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish ingredients

Ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of cream cheese 
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa Powder
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 cup flour 
  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 17.3-ounce package puff pastry
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

How to Make Mini Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Hearts:

1. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. And preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

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2. In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, vanilla, sugar, and cocoa until light and fluffy.

3. Flour the work surface and unfold the puff pastry. Using your fingertips, gently seal the creased lines; use a rolling pin carefully, if necessary.

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4. Use a 3” cookie cutter to cut out 9 hearts. Repeat with the remaining sheet of puff pastry. Place the hearts onto the baking sheet.

5. Using a sharp knife, gently score a heart shape about ¼ inch inside each puff pastry heart.

6. Using a fork, poke inside each of the hearts twice.

7. In a small bowl, mix together egg and water until combined. Then brush the border of each heart with the egg mixture.

8. Bake for 10 minutes.

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9. Remove from the oven. Using a fork, poke the inside heart around the border.

10. Spread cream cheese mixture into each heart, keeping it inside the border (Use a piping bag for less mess.)

11. Place some diced strawberries onto each pastry.

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12. Bake for 4 minutes or until golden brown.

13. Allow to cool on the pan for 5 minutes Then melt the chocolate chips and drizzle over the danishes.

14. Serve and enjoy!

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These mini chocolate-covered strawberry cream cheese danish hearts are the perfect sweet treat for your loved ones.

They’re easy to make and absolutely delicious. Plus, they’re so pretty that they’ll definitely impress. I highly recommend giving them a try!

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Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cream Cheese Danish Hearts

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings8 Servings
Calories: 507 kcal
These adorable Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Cream Cheese Danishes make a delightful Valentine’s Day dessert or snack.

Ingredients
 

  • 8 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa Powder heaped
  • 2 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1/8 cup flour for work surface
  • 1 cup strawberries diced
  • 17.3 ounce package puff pastry thawed
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water

Instructions
 

  • Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese, vanilla, sugar, and cocoa until light and fluffy.
  • Flour work surface and unfold the puff pastry.
  • Using your fingertips, gently seal the creased lines; use a rolling pin, carefully, if necessary.
  • Use a 3” cookie cutter to cut out 9 hearts.
  • Repeat steps 4-6 with the remaining sheet of puff pastry.
  • Place hearts onto the baking sheet.
  • Using a sharp knife, gently score a heart shape about ¼ inch inside each puff pastry heart.
  • Using a fork, poke inside each of the hearts twice.
  • In a small bowl, mix together egg and water until combined.
  • Brush the border of each heart with egg mixture.
  • Bake for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven. Using a fork, poke the inside heart around the border.
  • Spread cream cheese mixture into each heart, keeping inside the border (Use a piping bag for less mess.)
  • Place some diced strawberries onto each pastry.
  • Bake for 4 minutes or until golden brown.
  • Allow to cool on pan for 5 minutes.
  • Melt chocolate chips and drizzle over danishes.

Nutrition

Calories: 507 kcal | Carbohydrates: 40 g | Protein: 7 g | Fat: 36 g | Cholesterol: 54 mg | Fiber: 2 g | Sugar: 10 g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, is intended to serve as an estimate only, and is provided for informational purposes. The accuracy of nutritional information is not guaranteed.

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