Valentine Danishes and Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Why spend the money on Valentine treats when you can make them yourself. With a package of puff pastry and dipping chocolate you can create a perfect Valentines treat for your sweetheart!
1 package puff pastry sheets, thawed
2 pkg cream cheese
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp salt
1 cup prepared jam of choice
For the Strawberries: 1 pound fresh strawberries, cleaned and dried
2 cups melted chocolate
1 cup melted white chocolate
For the Danishes, preheat your oven to 400 degree’s.
Unfold the puff pastry sheets and cut each sheet into 4 parts.
Fold two corners into the center of each of the puff pastry squares.
In your food processor, add the cream cheese, eggs, sugar and salt. Pulse together to combine into a smooth mixture.
Place a dollop into the center of the the puff pastry where the to points have come together.
On top of the cream cheese, place a dollop of prepared jam. Spray or brush with egg wash and place into your preheated oven.
Bake for approximately 30 minutes or until they are golden brown.
For the Strawberries, melt two chocolates in separate bowls and then simply pour the white chocolate into the dark chocolate and stir slightly to create a swirl.
Dip the prepared strawberries into the prepared chocolate and place the strawberries onto a parchment lined baking sheet to set.
Serve with your freshly made danishes and enjoy!