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20+ Breakfast Pastry Recipes

Danishes, donuts, sweet rolls, quiches, and MORE are found in this collection of our favorite breakfast pastry recipes!
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Author: Lil' Luna


  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp water
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 8 oz cream cheese softened
  • 3 tbsp sugar plus some for dusting
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 (17.3 oz) package frozen puff pastry sheets thawed
  • 1 can cherry pie filling, optional


  • Preheat the oven to 400°F. Prepare two baking sheets by lining them with parchment paper.
  • Crack the whole egg into a small bowl. Add the water and beat together. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, add egg yolk, cream cheese, sugar, lemon juice and vanilla. Mix the ingredients together using an electric mixer on medium high speed.
  • On a clean surface, spread out both puff pastry sheets. Cut each sheet into 4 even squares. Make the squares into octagons by folding over each corner about 1 inch.
  • Add a dollop of the cream cheese mixture into the center of each of the octagon shapes. (about 2 tbsp each). Keep the cream cheese in a dollop shape. Don't spread it out.
  • Optional Cherry topping: Add cherry pie filling on top of the dollop of cream cheese.
  • Dip a pastry brush into the egg/water mixture. Brush the top of the exposed puff pasty with the mixture. Add a dusting of sugar over the exposed pastry.
  • Bake for 15-18 minutes until the pastry is an even golden brown. Cool and serve.



Calories: 554kcal | Carbohydrates: 54g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 79mg | Sodium: 267mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 599IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 2mg