This recipe is the answer to all of your questions on what to make for breakfast. If you are a person who just can't have bacon and eggs every day, this blueberry cream cheese braid recipe will satisfy all of your sweet tooth cravings.

The blueberries cook down to a juicy sauce, and the cream cheese provides a good balance to counter the natural sugar of the fruit. Plus you'll have fun braiding the dough!

Blueberry Cream Cheese Braid

  • Prep Time:15 mins
  • Cook Time:15 mins
  • Total Time:30 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy


  • 1 8 oz tube crescent dough sheet
  • 4 oz cream cheese
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar divided
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoon turbinado or raw sugar
  • 1 tube vanilla icing
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Emma Spoldi
  • Step 1

    Roll out the crescent dough.

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  • Step 2

    Cream together the cream cheese and 2 tablespoons of sugar. Spread into the center of the dough.

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  • Step 3

    Using a knife, cut diagonal 1" strips along the sides of the dough.

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  • Step 4

    In a bowl, add the remaining 2 tabslespoons of sugar, and the cornstarch, and mix together to coat the berries.

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  • Step 5

    Pour the berry mixture over the center cream cheese area of the dough. Sprinkle the berries with the sliced almonds.

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  • Step 6

    Gently fold over each end of the dough on to the berries, alternating each side.

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  • Step 7

    Bake at 375 for 15-18 mins.

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  • Step 8

    When breakfast braid comes out of the oven, drizzle with glaze. Slice and serve.

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