Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 Braum’s egg yolk
  • 1/2 tsp. of vanilla or almond extract
  • 2 pkgs (8oz) Braum’s refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 16 oz. can cherry pie filling

For Glaze

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 to 2 tsp. Braum’s Homogenized Milk

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. In a 2 quart bowl, combine cream cheese, 1/3 c. powdered sugar, egg yolk and vanilla until smooth.
  3. Unroll the crescent rolls and reserve four triangles for decoration.
  4. Separate remaining dough into 12 triangles and arrange on pizza pan with the points towards the center.
  5. Press dough seams together with fingers to make a circle.
  6. Cut out a 3 inch hole in the center of the dough.
  7. Spread cream cheese mixture over dough within 1/2 an inch of the edges; top with pie filling.
  8. Roll the remaining dough into a long rectangle and lengthwise into 6 strips.
  9. Cut the strips in half, making 12.
  10. Twist the strips and place in spoke-like fashion over the filling. Press the ends to seal at center and outer edges.
  11. Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown; cool slightly.
  12. For the glaze, mix 1/2 c. of powdered sugar and milk until smooth; drizzle over the coffee cake.

**Hint: This Cherry Cheese Coffee Cake goes perfectly with a cup of Braum’s Coffee.