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Cinnamon Cream Cheese Squares Recipe

I like to make these cream cheese squares for a quick breakfast treat or easy dessert. Even my young daughter can help out.—Gay Snyder, Deerfield, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tubes (8 ounces each) refrigerated crescent rolls
  • 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups sugar, divided
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  • 1. Unroll one tube of dough and place in a lightly greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking pan. Seal seams and perforations; set aside. In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, 1 cup of sugar and vanilla until smooth. Spread over dough.
  • 2. Unroll remaining tube of dough and place over cream cheese mixture, stretching to fit. Brush butter evenly over top; sprinkle with cinnamon and remaining sugar. Bake at 350° for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool; cut into squares. Yield: about 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 91 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 81 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.