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Cinnamon Chip Danish

Cinnamon Chip Danish
Cinnamon Chip Danish
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There are cinnamon chips baked inside this braided sweet creation!

Prep Time: 15 min (not including thaw time)
Bake Time: 30 min
Servings: 8
Skills: Advanced


  1. 16 Rhodes Yeast Dinner Rolls, thawed and risen
    6 ounce cream cheese, softened
    3 tablespoons sugar
    1 egg yolk
    1-2/3 cups Hershey's Cinnamon Chips, divided

    Vanilla Glaze:
    1/2 cup powdered sugar
    1-1/2 teaspoons softened butter


Beat cream cheese, sugar and egg yolk until well blended. Set aside 3 tablespoons cinnamon chips for garnish. Stir remaining chips into cream cheese mixture.

Spray board or counter with non-stick cooking spray. Combine rolls and roll into an 18x12-inch rectangle. Spread filling over center-third (lengthwise portion) of rectangle. Cut 1-inch wide strips from edge of filling toward opposite side. Fold bottom row towards filling and finish by stretching last strip and tucking under.

Spray baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray. Support braid with both hands and place diagonally on baking sheet. Cover with sprayed plastic wrap. Let rise 25-30 minutes.

Remove wrap and bake at 350° F 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool Drizzle with vanilla glaze. Garnish with reserved chips.

Vanilla Glaze: Stir together 1/2 cup powdered sugar, 1-1/2 teaspoons softened butter and enough milk until of desired consistency.

* Reese's Peanut Butter Chips or Hershey's Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips can be substituted for the cinnamon chips.

(1) Comment

Cinnamon Chip Danish
Mary said on Dec 22, 2010

I have used chocolate chips in this too.  It is a family favorite for the holidays.