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My Blueberry Cream Cheese Pinwheels recipe was created for #SummerDessertWeek! I was sent samples by some of the sponsor companies but as always opinions are 100% mine.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

It's day 2 of summer dessert week and today I have an amazing recipe for you that is the perfect balance of sweet and salty. This dessert may look over the top sweet, but with the addition of the puff pastry, every bite of my Blueberry Cream Cheese Pinwheels will have you drooling.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

If you missed yesterday's recipe, you can click here to get my Rustic Cherry Galette.

One day I went over to the local donut shop to pick up some apple fritters for my mother in law. That was when I noticed this amazing dessert sitting on the counter. I asked the lady what it was and she said they had been playing around with flavors and had created a blueberry pinwheel.

I thought to myself, “I can totally make that for summer dessert week”, so I set out to do that and guess what– I did?

The stars of this recipe involve Dixie Crystals sugars, Rainier Fruit Blueberries, and Adams Spices and Extracts.

How to Make Blueberry Cream Cheese Pinwheels

To start off, you need to thaw your puff pastry and cut it into squares and then into triangles. One sheet is enough to do one pastry.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

Once you get all your squares cut, then you are going to preheat your oven to 400 degrees and layer the triangles on top of each other to create a pinwheel effect.

Once they get done cooking, they should all be hooked together and the center should have a dip in it.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

To make the cream cheese mixture, you add 1 block of cream cheese to 1/4 to 1/2 cup of powdered sugar. If you want it sweeter, just keep adding powdered sugar until you get it the sweet you want it.

Then, with a little milk, thin the cream cheese mixture out a bit until it is creamy — but still thick enough to hold its shape. You will have to be the judge of this. Just eyeball it.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

Set this aside while the puff pastry cools.

Now — let's work on that blueberry sauce. It's a simple sauce of blueberries, water, and my favorite – Dixie Crystals Pure Cane Sugar.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

Of course, what really makes this dish so amazing are the Rainier Fruit Organic Blueberries. These are the heartiest blueberries I have ever tasted in my life.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

In the pan, place the blueberries, sugar, water, and my favorite spice — Adams Vanilla Extract for that extra kick of flavor.

Then you are going to allow your blueberries to bust open and create this delicious deep blue color and flavor.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

While the blueberries are cooking, take your puff pastry and pile the cream cheese all on top of the puff pastry. You can smear it out up the pinwheels if you want, or you can leave it piled right into the middle.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

Once the blueberry sauce is done, remove from the heat and drizzle on top of the cream cheese mixture. The heat from the sauce will help soften any hard cream cheese you have going on.

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

Now — you are going to finish it off with a dusting of powdered sugar. It is pure perfection I tell you. We finished off 2 of these during dinner the other night — and had enough left to make a third one 3 nights later!

These blueberry cream cheese pinwheels will have you drooling this summer

Blueberry Cream Cheese Pinwheels #SummerDessertWeek

Blueberry Cream Cheese Pinwheels #SummerDessertWeek

Ingredients

  • 1 package, 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup of Dixie Crystals Powdered Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Dixie Crystals sugar
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup Rainier Fruit Organic Blueberries
  • 1 package, 17.3 oz frozen puff pastry sheets (2 sheets), thawed

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese until smooth. Add the powdered sugar, and milk and beat until combined.
  3. In a sauce pan, combine the blueberries, sugar vanilla and water. Cook over the heat until the blueberries have popped and the sauce has thickened and coats the back of a spoon.
  4. Lightly flour a work surface and roll out each of the sheets of puff pastry to about a 10-inch square. Cut each piece into 4 rectangles,and then cut those into triangles. Transfer the triangles to the prepared baking sheets, allowing them to lap each other and create a pinwheel effect.
  5. Using a fork, prick the centers of the triangles of puff pastry, leaving a 1/2” border unpricked around the edges. Bake until done -- about 10-12 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool.
  6. Take a spoonful of the cream cheese mixture and place it in the center of each pinwheel of puff pastry, distributing equally among the pieces. Spread over the rectangle, leaving a 1/2” border. Top each with a spoonful of the blueberry mixture, spreading it evenly over the cream cheese layer.
  7. Now -- dust with powdered sugar and serve.

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Nancy | The Bitter Sideo of Sweet

Sunday 6th of August 2017

Puff pastry is my favorite and these look amazing!

Jennifer Sikora

Monday 7th of August 2017

They make the best flaky tarts!

April

Tuesday 1st of August 2017

I have a weakness for cheesecake anything, so this dessert really caught my eye.

Jennifer Sikora

Wednesday 2nd of August 2017

Me too April! Cheesecake or anything made with cream cheese has my vote.

Natalie z

Saturday 29th of July 2017

These look amazing! Nothing better than a decadent dessert that is relative simple to make!

Adaleta

Saturday 29th of July 2017

Oh wow now those look super good!! I have to make them!

Erin @ The Spiffy Cookie

Friday 28th of July 2017

You had me at the mention of cream cheese. I love anything that remotely tastes like cheesecake!

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