Holiday Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Holiday Cream Cheese Coffee Cake Recipe
Beth Dreiling Hontzas
Get the enjoyment of a cream cheese Danish the easy way in this clever confection.


Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 5 Minutes
Bake: 20 Minutes
Cool: 10 Minutes


1 (11.5-oz.) frozen pecan coffee cake, thawed
4 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar


1. Remove coffee cake from package; remove and discard plastic overwrap.

2. Slice coffee cake in half horizontally. Spread softened cream cheese on bottom half of coffee cake; sprinkle with brown sugar. Place top layer of coffee cake right side up on bottom layer.

3. Bake at 350° for 15 to 20 minutes. Let cool on a wire rack 10 minutes.