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Apple Cheesecake Danish Sliders

Are you craving a fruity breakfast treat that’s easy to make and utterly delicious? Look no further than our Apple Cheesecake Danish Sliders! These sweet slider rolls are filled with a creamy tangy cream cheese and warm apple pie filling, creating a perfect blend of flavors in every bite. Whether you’re hosting a brunch, treating your family, or simply indulging in a sweet morning moment, these sliders are a delicious choice.

Gluten and Dairy Free Apple Danish Sliders

Why You’ll Love Apple Cheesecake Danish Sliders

  • Easy to Make: With simple ingredients and straightforward steps, these sliders are a breeze to whip up, even for beginners.
  • Deliciously Sweet: The combination of creamy cream cheese and luscious apple pie filling brings a delightful sweetness to your breakfast.
  • Perfect for Any Occasion: Whether you’re planning a family breakfast or a brunch with friends, these sliders are a perfect addition to any occasion.
  • Warm and Comforting: The warm apple pie filling nestled in the sliders adds a comforting touch to your morning routine.
  • Versatile Treat: Enjoy these sliders as a standalone breakfast or pair them with your favorite hot beverage for an extra cozy experience.

Ingredients Needed To Make Apple Cheesecake Danish Sliders

  • Sweet slider buns
  • Cream cheese (room temperature)
  • Powdered sugar
  • Lemon juice
  • Egg yolk
  • Apple pie filling
  • Sugar
  • Egg
  • Water
  • For the Glaze: Powdered sugar and milk

How To Make Apple Cheesecake Danish Sliders

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Mix cream cheese, egg yolk, lemon juice, and powdered sugar until smooth.
  3. Cut out the centers of slider buns, creating a cavity.
  4. Brush buns with egg wash, sprinkle with sugar.
  5. Partially fill buns with cream cheese mixture and top with apple pie filling.
  6. Place in a baking dish and bake for 12-15 minutes until golden brown.
  7. Whisk powdered sugar and milk for glaze, drizzle over sliders. Enjoy!

Variations & Substitutions

This recipe was made with all Gluten Free and Dairy Free ingredients. Feel free to substitute them with your favorite dairy or gluten ingredients. In addition, you can switch out the apple pie filling for your favorite canned pie filling such as cheery or blueberry. Have fun experimenting with flavor combinations!

Commonly Asked Questions

How can I store these Apple Cheesecake Danish Sliders?

These Gluten Free Danishes can be made ahead of time. Because of the cream cheese filling keep them refrigerated in an airtight container for 3-5 days. Reheat them gently in the oven before serving.

Can I use a different fruit filling? 

Absolutely! Feel free to experiment with your favorite fruit fillings for a personalized touch.

Can I prepare these sliders in advance?

While they are best enjoyed fresh, you can prep the components ahead and assemble just before baking for a time-saving option.

Are there any dairy-free alternatives for cream cheese?

Yes, you can explore dairy-free cream cheese options for a suitable substitute.

Can I freeze these sliders for later?

These sliders are best enjoyed fresh, but you can freeze them before baking and then bake from frozen when needed.

How long should I bake these Danish sliders for?

Oven temperatures will vary. They should bake between 10-15 minutes. You are looking for them to be warmed all the way through and a light golden color.

Gluten and Dairy Free Apple Danish Sliders

Apple Cheesecake Danish Sliders

Sweet slider rolls are filled with a tangy cream cheese and warm apple pie filling.
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Course: Breakfast
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 14 minutes
Servings: 6


  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • sharp knife
  • Baking Dish


Apple Danish Sliders

  • 6 Sweet slider buns
  • 8 oz cream cheese, room temperature
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 cup apple pie filling
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup water


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp milk may need 3 tsp


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Add the cream cheese, egg yolk, lemon juice, and powdered sugar to a bowl. Mix until smooth.
  • Use a sharp knife to cut out the centers of the slider buns, creating a cavity to fill.
  • Whisk together the egg and water. Brush the sides of the slider buns with the egg wash.
  • Sprinkle sugar over the egg wash.
  • Partially fill the slider buns with the cream cheese mixture. Top with the apple pie filling.
  • Place the apple Danishes in a baking dish. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. The edges of the bread should be golden brown.
  • Whisk together the powdered sugar and milk to form a glaze.
  • Drizzle the glaze over the top of the sliders.
  • Enjoy!



Convection Ovens vs Traditional Oven
In convection ovens, the fan promotes even heat distribution, allowing you to bake at a slightly lower temperature. Reduce the recommended baking temperature by approximately 25°F when using a convection oven compared to a standard oven.
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