Danish Wreath

With Red Vines® Candy

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Ingredients

EGG WASH:

  • 2 cups Red Vines Original Red Winter Twists, chopped
  • 4 cups of fresh or frozen cranberries
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 orange juiced and zested
  • 1 tablespoon orange zest
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 Puff Pastry sheets
  • 4 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

GLAZE:

  • ½ cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk

EGG WASH:

  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon of water

01. Preheat Oven and Prepare Filling

Preheat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

If puff pastry sheets are frozen, set them out now before preparing the filling.

In a sauce pot, add cranberries, water, cinnamon, orange juice, zest, and sugar. Simmer for 10 minutes over medium heat.

cranberry filling ingredients

02. Add Red Vines Candy to Sauce

Once the cranberries have dissolved, add in RED VINES candy and cook for 2 minutes.

When the sauce has thickened, set aside and let cool to room temperature.

cranberry sauce with red vines

03. Mix Cream Cheese, Sugar and Vanilla

In a bowl, mix together cream cheese, sugar, and vanilla until creamy and smooth.

Set aside.

cream cheese sugar and vanilla mixture

04. Unroll Puff Pastry Sheets

Unroll the puff pastry sheets and spread the cream cheese & sauce, leaving less than ½ of an inch on the sides.

puff pastry sheet with cranberry

05. Roll Up Dough

Starting on the long edge, roll up the pastry dough into a log.

roll up puff pastry

06. Arrange Circle and Brush with Egg Wash

Cut the log into 16 equal pieces and arrange in a circle on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.

Brush each of the rolls with the egg wash and bake for 20 – 25 minutes.

brush danish with egg wash

07. Drizzle Glaze Over Danish

Mix together powdered sugar and milk to make the glaze.

When finished, let cool for 10 minutes and drizzle with glaze.

glazed danish wreath with cranberry

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