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Holiday Cream Cheese Coffee Cake

Beth Dreiling Hontzas
Prep time 5 mins
Bake time 20 mins
Cool time 10 mins
Yield Makes 8 servings
Get the enjoyment of a cream cheese Danish the easy way in this clever confection.


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

How to Make It

  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.