Sunday Brunch: Apple Cheese Danish

Apple Cheese Danish

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1 package (7.5-ounce) farmer cheese
1/3 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 medium Gala apples, peeled, cored, and thinly sliced
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 teaspoon sugar, for apple mixture
1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed, cut into 3 strips, then cut in half widthwise
Sugar, for sprinkling

Prep Day: Combine farmer cheese, 1/3 cup sugar, egg, vanilla extract, and salt in a medium bowl.

Toss apples with lemon juice and 2 teaspoons sugar. Set aside.

Preheat oven to 400°F. Roll each pastry strip to a 6-inch square. Divide cheese mixture among squares. Top with apples, layering slices.

Fold in 2 opposite corners of dough to meet in middle of pastry. Sprinkle with sugar. Transfer to parchment-lined baking pan. Bake until golden, 20 to 25 minutes.

Freeze when cooled or serve when cooled. For freezing wrap individually parchment and place in freezer bag.

Serve Day: thaw and serve.

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